Project Finance Director, Royal HaskoningDHV
Over the past 20 years, Kees Lakerveld has worked in different roles in the financial industry. As a business leader, in combination with product responsibilities, he has become a subject matter expert in Project Finance, Treasury and Transaction Banking. After leaving the banking industry, he has been active as a project manager, business developer and financial expert for (water) infrastructure projects in Asia, Africa and the Caribbean. As a project finance expert, he advises public and private clients on blended finance programs (grant finance combined with bank finance) and Public-Private Partnerships. Next to his role as a finance expert, he is the chairman of the supervisory board of a payment fintech. In this role, Kees Lakerveld is involved in the strategy, supervision and (financial) performance of the European entity of WorldFirst.