Stephen Brenninkmeijer

»Impact Investing will become powerful and mainstream. A company builder with focus on impact as well as profitability is the right concept at the right time. «

Stephen Brenninkmeijer


Stephen is a private investor with interests in impact investing and education.

For 30 years he was involved in the family retail business and now holds governance positions within the organisation. He has been involved in impact investing since 2002 and founded Willows Investments in 2008 with the aim of supporting promising ventures with a social mission.

Stephen serves as Chair of the European Climate Foundation’s Supervisory Board. In addition, Stephen holds the following functions: Member of the Board of Directors World Resources Institute (USA), Board Member responsAbility Participations AG (Switzerland), Supervisory Board member Pymwymic Group BV (Netherlands), Advisory Board member Auticon (UK), Advisory Board member Sutton Trust (UK), Advisory Board European Business School (Germany), Chair, Business & Law School Advisory Board of St Mary’s University Twickenham (UK).