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Director/Senior Business Consultant +31 (0)318 672 709

Sjoerd Herms

Sjoerd has been working in the fields of development cooperation and finance for more than 15 years. As Director, he is responsible for the performance of the loan- and equity department of Advance Consulting. 

Sjoerd has been working for Advance Consulting since July 2010. He developed business models, acquired grant, loan and equity financing and provided management support for various companies throughout Africa in the agriculture, renewable energy, R&D, IT and industrial manufacturing sectors. Sjoerd was also lead the consultant in multiple advisory assignments on private sector development for NGOs and national governments.

Sjoerd holds a Master’s degree in business econometrics from the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam with a specialization in finance. He gained invaluable experience with on-the-ground realities of running SMEs in development countries while being employed as the Executive Director of a social communication company in Uganda for a period of three years. For the initial five years of his career Sjoerd was corporate finance, treasury and risk management specialist for Zanders in the Netherlands.

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