With our growing world population we are placing Earth’s natural resources under severe pressure. One of our most pressing challenges will be to feed everyone a balanced and nutritious diet while keeping our effects on the environment to a minimum.

Team members

Josien Bakker

Investment Manager


Josien is part of the Investment team of Aqua Spark. Previously she worked at Robeco Private Equity, where she was responsible for sourcing deals and maintaining relationships with fund managers. Prior to that, she worked as a Manager M&A at Ahold and Ahold Delhaize, where she advised on and executed all significant mergers, acquisitions and divestments across the group. Josien started her career at ABN AMRO and Fortis Bank as an international management trainee. She holds an M.Sc. in Business Administration Corporate Finance from the University of Groningen and she is a CFA Charterholder. She is also one of the founders of a healthcare foundation in Mozambique.