Board Member @ IVP Instituut voor Pensioeneducatie
Business Administration @
Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
The focus of my work in institutional investments has evolved from model porfolios in existing frameworks to a broader, more proactive business development role. Certification as a registered pensions board member allows deeper insight into the effect of new regulation on professional investment portfolios and consequences for asset management. My focus is on long term relationships and
The focus of my work in institutional investments has evolved from model porfolios in existing frameworks to a broader, more proactive business development role. Certification as a registered pensions board member allows deeper insight into the effect of new regulation on professional investment portfolios and consequences for asset management. My focus is on long term relationships and the integration of sustainability.
2013-present Triodos Investment Management
2008-2012 Sparinvest Netherlands Representative Office
1992-2007 IMS Institutional Management Services – Senior Consultant & Partner
1991 Assessment project with international software house CMG on global marketability of the Amsterdam Stock Exchange equity trading system.
1988 Pacific Basin Invest B.V., advisor institutional Asia equity investments, focused on Japan, Hongkong, Singapore and Indonesia
1986 Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs, China Desk EVD, export finance, trade information, technology transfer
1984 Co-editor and co-host on national television for acclaimed China language and culture series Ni Hao
Specialties: My strength is in diplomacy, motivating and providing insight into complex matter to a professional audience.
Visitatiecommissie Member @ From June 2015 to Present (7 months) Senior Business Development & Investor Relations @ Triodos Investment Management is a 100% subsidiary of Triodos Bank, one of the world’s leading sustainable banks. Since 1980, the bank has pioneered a groundbreaking and commercially successful approach to money that values people, the environment and culture as well as profit.
Triodos Investment Management is a globally recognised leader in impact investing, managing direct investments ranging from sustainable energy infrastructure to microfinance institutions and consumer businesses. Triodos Investment Management manages 19 funds that invest in Europe and emerging markets for private and institutional investors with themes including themes including energy and climate, microfinance, sustainable trade, organic food and agriculture, arts and culture, sustainable real estate and listed companies with above-average ESG performance. From April 2013 to Present (2 years 9 months) Board Member @ IVP Instituut voor Pensioeneducatie endorses pensions board members in The Netherlands on financial market developments and European regulation. IVP registers a new generation of men and women ready to face challenges in the sector. Goals are transparency about competence and availability of new candidates, underlining specific requirements for Countervailing Power as defined by the market regulator, De Nederlandsche Bank.
IVP board members represent MN, Allen&Overy, Pensioenbestuurders.nl, Nedlloyd Pensioenfonds, IBM Pensioenfonds and Triodos Investment Management. From September 2012 to Present (3 years 4 months) Board Member JDRF Netherlands @ JDRF is the leading organization in the world around type 1 diabetes, committed to finding a cure for the disease and its complications. We are working on the development of new treatment methods that improve the quality of life for millions of children and adults. JDRF is the only global organization in that sense with a vision, capabilities and resources. We are the organisation that puts the interests of people with type 1 central in all our activities. We enter partnerships with universities, biopharmaceutical industry, governments, regulators and insurers to stimulate development and reimbursement of drugs and treatments. We emphasize financing of the most promising research and development to ensure a robust pipeline of innovation. In our 40 year history, JDRF has funded over $1.5 billion in research into type 1, more than any other charity foundation in the world. This investment has significantly accelerated the understanding of this disease and the development of treatments. We will however continue until we become known as the organization that cured type 1 diabetes. From December 2010 to Present (5 years 1 month) General Manager @ Sparinvest is an asset management company owned by over 90 Danish institutional investors. Strategic asset allocation and capital preservation are key and value investment is a cornerstone. The fund range includes equities, bonds, and strategic asset allocation (www.sparinvest.eu). Distinguishing factors are strict focus on process & academic soundness, an unusual level of portfolio transparency and ethical screening, engagement and voting in all equity and bond portfolios. Sparinvest is a signatory of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment and member of Dansif and Eurosif, and partners with Brandes Investment Partners in the US and Haitong Securities in China. From April 2008 to December 2012 (4 years 9 months) Senior Consultant @ Institutional investment advisory services for Asian equities, from portfolio strategy to portfolio construction and brokerage. Later this evolved into third party Asia equity research services for major Dutch banks and into fund selection.
My latest activities at IMS were in selection and representation of best in peergroup Asian and global investment funds. From October 1992 to December 2007 (15 years 3 months) Consultant @ European institutional investment advisory company for Asian equities, based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Markets included Japan, Hongkong and later Indonesia. From November 1988 to March 2001 (12 years 5 months) China Desk @ The Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs promotes international trade, and has a special desk for export information and export finance, which cooperates closely with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. I worked closely with the Dutch embassies and consulates in Beijing, Hongkong and Jakarta, as well as with Dutch chambers of commerce and individual companies. From April 1986 to November 1988 (2 years 8 months)
Drs., Sinology @ Universiteit Leiden From 1979 to 1986 Business Administration @ Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University From 1983 to 1986 VWO @ Christelijk Lyceum Zeist From 1974 to 1979 Rumbai American School From 1967 to 1972 Certification as RPB (Register Pensioenbestuurder), Pension Fund Management and Competence Training, Register Pensioenbestuurder - level B @ Instituut voor Pensioeneducatie IVP From 2013 to 2014 Els Ankum-Griffioen is skilled in: Asset Management, Investments, Portfolio Management, Asset Allocation, Equities, Valuation, Risk Management, Wealth Management, Investment Management, Due Diligence, Mutual Funds, Asset Managment, Emerging Markets, Business Strategy, Relationship Management
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