Eelco has since 2019 served AMAS as Investment Advisor, and is currently Chairman of the Board of D-Miro and Board Director of DMDI. Eelco started his career working at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Central America and West Africa, working on rural finance and sustainable development projects. He joined Oxfam Novib in 2000, and transferred to Triple Jump, a Dutch Impact Investment Fund, when the company was set up in 2006. In Triple Jump he held the position as Head of Financial Institutions.
Eelco has a Masters degree in Development Economics and Development Sociology from the University of Wageningen, The Netherlands. Eelco is a Dutch national who speaks Dutch, Spanish, and English.