Executive Director: Wouter Vandersypen
Prior to becoming Kampani’s Executive Director, Wouter was a consultant for PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers). He also worked for the International Committee of the Red Cross, the International Rescue Committee and the World Bank.
Wouter is on the Board of Fairtrade Belgium, Trias, and a traditional private equity investment fund, called Invale NV.
He holds a Master’s degree in International Relations & Economics from the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University and a degree in Political Sciences from the University of Leuven, having studied in Leuven, Tübingen and Fribourg.
Investment Officer: Mariah Grubb
Mariah Grubb joined Kampani in 2020 after completing her Master’s degree in Global Risk Analysis at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.
She has a strong track record of driving social impact and empowering community development. Prior to her graduate studies, she worked at the United States National Indian Gaming Commission, supporting Native American Tribes in economic development and Tribal self-sufficiency. At the commission, she launched and managed an anti-human trafficking campaign to raise awareness and combat the issue in Indian Country.
Other experience includes working at the U.S. Senate, White House Council on Environmental Quality, an environmental conflict resolution firm, and promoting rural business development in Rwanda. Mariah received her undergraduate degree in anthropology from Willamette University in 2014.
Portfolio Manager: Alterfin
As Kampani’s Portfolio Manager, Alterfin will carry out most of the investment services such as the due diligence of each investment file, the drafting of contracts, etc.
Alterfin is a social investor that, since 1994, raises capital in Belgium to invest it in developing countries via microfinance institutions and fair trade producer associations.
Legal support: Van Olmen & Wynant
Van Olmen & Wynant has and will continue to support Kampani with corporate legal aspects on a pro-bono basis.
The VOW corporate department, headed by Luc Wynant, advises and assists clients in all aspects of corporate law, private equity and mergers and acquisitions.