Diederik is a Portfolio Manager at Impax Asset Management. He started his investment analyst career in 2006 and has worked in the US, Europe and Asia.
Prior to joining Impax in 2016, Diederik served as a Senior Equity Analyst at RobecoSAM AG, a subsidiary of Robeco Group, in Zurich, Switzerland, where he conducted fundamental research, including integration of ESG factors, on the global consumer staples and discretionary sectors. He was a key supporting analyst for the firm’s thematic Sustainable Healthy Living and Sustainable Agribusiness funds. Diederik also completed an assignment in Robeco’s Hong Kong office, working with its Asian equities team. Prior to RobecoSAM, he was a Senior Associate Analyst at Canaccord Genuity, with a focus on small and mid-cap companies in the health, wellness and lifestyle sector.
A CFA® charterholder and member of the CFA Society Boston, Diederik holds a bachelor’s degree with a concentration in economics from Brandeis University and an MBA from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University where he was also a faculty-selected member of the Investment Management Academy.