Netherlands-based bank ABN AMRO announced today the appointment of Tanja Kramer as Head of the ABN AMRO Sustainable Impact Fund, with responsibilities including leadership of the fund as well as involvement in origination and execution activities.
Launched in 2021, the ABN AMRO Sustainable Impact Fund (SIF) makes direct investments in companies and early stage projects in key transition sectors, targeting key sustainability themes of circular economy, energy transition, and social impact. The fund has a commitment of €500 million, funded and managed by ABN AMRO.
Kramer joins the ABN AMRO SIF from Dutch venture capital investor Slingshot Ventures, where she served as a Partner, responsible for heading the investment team. Prior to joining Slingshot, Kramer held a series of senior finance roles, including serving as Head of Mergers and Acquisitions at KPN, and Director of Corporate Finance M&A at Royal Bank of Scotland, as well as serving at ABN AMRO as Assistant Director M&A.
In a social media post announcing the appointment, Kramer said:
“I am really excited to have joined the ABN AMRO Sustainable Impact Fund as of the beginning of this year! I am looking forward to working together with a great team and investing together in companies that have a positive impact on climate and society.”