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Lissy Smit CEO Aqua-Spark

Lissy Smit

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Lissy has over two decades of banking experience mainly in food & agribusiness finance. After a focus on predominantly large Dutch F&A companies, Lissy took up roles in leveraged lending where she set-up the team in Asia and significantly grew the business in North America by working closely with investors to finance companies in the food and agricultural sector.

After eight years working in Hong Kong, New York and London, Lissy returned to the Netherlands to lead Rabobank’s global lending business. In addition to setting the global strategic agenda for lending to large corporates she led change projects including redesigning and digitalizing the core credit approval processes. Before her move to Aqua-Spark she held the role of Head of Credit Approvals for Rabobank Group responsible for credit decisions in the bank.

Lissy is passionate about creating an open environment that facilitates change and development allowing ideas, people, teams and companies to flourish.

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