Pieter Oostlander’s professional background is in accountancy and finance. He held various top-level finance functions in several international companies. In 2004, he switched to the social investment and venture philanthropy sector, driven by the aspiration to make societal impact a significant part of his professional life. He became director of the Noaber foundation
and co-built the foundations of Shaerpa
, a consulting and fund management agency. As a founder of Shaerpa and fund manager of SI2
Fund, Pieter Oostlander is continuously working on what he himself calls “the marriage between the business approach and charitable goals”. He was a member of the Board of Directors of EVPA
for ten years, three of which as chairman. Pieter is also on the Board of Directors of Social Value International
, an international network that promotes the use of a systematic approach to social value accounting.