Brigit van Dijk – van de Reijt is the CEO of DOB Equity, a leading Dutch impact investor for East Africa. Brigit is based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Brigit brings over 18 years of experience in investing in global growth markets and across sectors. Until she joined DOB Equity in early 2015, she was a Director and Senior Advisor to The Abraaj Group in Singapore. Prior to that, she was a Partner with Aureos Capital in London.
Between 1999 and 2007, Brigit was with FMO, the Netherlands Development Finance Company, most recently in the position of Director Private Equity. Brigit started her career with ABN AMRO Bank, Corporate Investments. She holds a M.Sc. in Economics from the University of Amsterdam. She is a Member of the Supervisory Board of CORDAID, the Catholic Organisation for Relief and Development Aid. Brigit is a member of the sustainability committee of the African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (AVCA), a member of the steering committee of the Abraaj Alumni Network, a member of the investment committee of Oost NL, and a boardmember of NST de Plevier. Brigit is married with three children.