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Jasper van Brakel

President & CEO
RSF Social Finance

Jasper J. van Brakel joined RSF Social Finance as its president and CEO in March 2018. He is convinced that innovative approaches are needed to address the significant social, cultural, and economic challenges of our time, and guides RSF as it builds on its success in transforming the way individuals and organizations work with money.

Prior to joining RSF, van Brakel was a partner at Newpark Capital, a private equity firm for impact-driven companies. Concurrently, he served in an advisory role with a family office, an impact investor and regenerative field builder, where he initiated collaborative partnerships and provided strategic leadership support to several portfolio companies, both as an advisor and as a board member. Born and raised in the Netherlands, Jasper spent 14 years with the Weleda Group, advancing from sales positions in Germany to leading global strategy, branding, and marketing initiatives. He moved to the U.S. in 2008 to lead Weleda North America as president and CEO in New York. As chair and interim CEO for Weleda’s Dutch and Belgian subsidiaries from 2013 to 2014, Jasper restructured the company and positioned it for growth. A graduate from Harvard Business School’s general management program, Jasper also received his master’s degree in economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam. He serves as board chair for Gaia Herbs in Brevard, North Carolina and sits on the board of directors of Teton Water Ranch in Denver, Colorado. Jasper lives in San Rafael, California with his wife Marieke and their four children.

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