Hans van Houwelingen

Urban Impact Ventures

Industry: Banking & Finance, Investment

Functional Expertise: Corporate Governance, Corporate Strategy, Impact & Sustainability, M&A & Capital Raising

Hans van Houwelingen is Director of Telelink Investments and Founder & Managing Partner of Urban Impact Ventures. Until 2019, Hans was Chief Executive Officer of ACTIAM NV, a leading Sustainable and Impact asset manager with €65 billion of Assets under Management.

Hans began his career in financial services in 1999 and since 2005 fulfilled various international executive and non-executive leadership roles in the asset management, insurance and technology industries, within respectively ING Group, NN Group, Telelink Holdings, Symbid and VIVAT. At present Hans is Chairman of Telelink Business Services and Member of the Supervisory Board of Aqua4All, as well as a Mentor for start-up and scale-up entrepreneurs at both Endeavor and The Greentech Alliance.

Hans received an MS degree in Industrial Engineering and Management Science from Eindhoven University of Technology and an Executive MA degree in Business Administration from INSEAD Business School, Hans is a Chartered Financial Analyst.