ABN AMRO is pleased to announce Marie de Graaf has been appointed Head of Renewable Energy as part of the bank’s Energy, Commodities & Transportation Clients business. Marie will be key in further expanding and positioning ABN AMRO Renewable Energy business globally.
Maarten Terlouw, Global Head of Energy, Commodities & Transportation (ECT) Clients, said: ‘Further investing in renewables perfectly fits the sustainable growth ambitions of ABN AMRO. With her proven years of renewable energy experience and entrepreneurial mindset we are confident that Marie will be a valuable asset to the bank’.
Marie de Graaf worked since 2009 as project manager for and is one of the founders of Green Giraffe, a specialist advisory boutique focused on the renewable energy sector. Prior to that she held analyst positions at Econcern and NIBC. She holds a Bachelor and Master of Science of the University of Groningen.
During her career Marie de Graaf has built strong capabilities in financial and contractual structuring of offshore wind projects, and had an active role in the acquisition process of new mandates. She will report to Peter Boogers, Global Head of ECT Energy Clients.
ABN AMRO’s ECT Clients department provides financial services and advice to global clients in sectors such as commodity finance, shipping, agriculture, oil & gas and offshore oil services. Headquartered in Amsterdam, ECT also has offices in Athens, Dallas, Dubai, Hong Kong, Moscow, New York, Oslo, Rotterdam, Sao Paulo, Shanghai and Singapore – part of ABN AMRO’s overall international network spanning over 20 countries.