Senior Equity Analyst, Profundo
Gerard has a background in macro economy and has worked for many years in the investment industry covering food, beverage and retail stocks as well as banks and insurance companies. He joined Profundo in 2017, where he is engaged in equity research of companies active in the agricultural value chain, in the consumer good industry and in financial sector.
Senior Researcher, Profundo
Barbara has a background in natural sciences. She has extensive experience in investigating and analyzing international corporate trade, supply chains, financial relations, and CSR issues. After working for international CSOs for more than 15 years, Barbara joined Profundo in 2012 to conduct research on different commodity sectors and their environmental and social impacts.
van Gelder was trained as a development economist and has been active in the field of corporate economic research for more than 25 years. His research and consultancy experience spans a broad range of economic sectors, countries, commodity chains and CSR themes.
Senior Analyst, Climate Advisers
Matt has a background in energy and financial reporting. He has extensive experience in analyzing international corporate investment, commodity supply chains, financial trading, and climate and energy policy issues. Matt joined Climate Advisers in 2018 as a Senior Analyst, focusing on communication outreach with the financial sector, managing and editing the Chain Reaction Research newsletter, and providing analysis for investors to mitigate climate risks.
Beekmans has a background in social cultural science. From 1996 to 2008 she worked in Latin America and Africa, advising NGOs and the public and private sector on poverty reduction through sustainable investment and sourcing. In 2009, Annemieke joined Aidenvironment to work on sustainability impact assessments, agro-commodities and corporate social responsibility related assignments.
Senior Analyst, Aidenvironment
Tim coordinates the research and report writing for Chain Reaction Research. He has extensive experience in company research and analysis. He is specialized in combining desk research on business strategies, corporate structures, finance and supply chain relations with field research on human rights and environmental impacts. Prior to joining Aidenvironment in 2016, Tim worked as a corporate researcher at the Center for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO) for nine years. He has an academic background in International Development Studies.