CV  Wouter Korijn

2018 – Present ORANGEGAIA Den Haag, the Netherlands

Founder and CEO

Invest together with other value-aligned impact investors in for profit companies with the goal of contributing towards a sustainable economy that has a positive impact on people and planet

2007 – Present EDLI FOUNDATION Den Haag, the Netherlands

Board Member

Evaluate proposals to support organizations and activities that focus on children, young adults and the elderly, specifically those that are most challenged. Previously led the Foundation as director in the start-up phase for the first 15 years.

1991 – 2017 KOCOS FAMILY OFFICE Den Haag, the Netherlands

CEO and chairman Investment comittee

Set up and managed the world-wide investment activities in Private Equity, Real Estate and Public Markets. Set up investment office in New York with dedicated full-time investment professional. Initiated a Multi Family office set-up with like-minded families.

1998 – 2005 DARLIN DEELNEMINGEN Maarsbergen, the Netherlands

Board Member

Beoordeling van besluiten tot deelname in beursgenoteerde bedrijven. Darlin houdt substantiële belangen in Nederlandse beursgenoteerde bedrijven met groeiambities en een sterk management. Zij investeert voor de lange termijn.

2007 – 2015 ETAM GROEP Zoetermeer, the Netherlands

Board Member

Together with non-family members responsible for the leading Dutch fashion retailer with over 220 stores and leading online presence.

1995 – 2001

Chief Financial Officer

Responsible for the finance and audit departments

1986 – 1991 KKB Kunst of Vormgeving Amsterdam, the Netherlands


Market leader in plexiglass consumer products. Managed own factory and sales organization.

Launched successful brand of modern design wall clock company.

1985 – 1986 ZUREL Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Sales Director

Responsible for worldwide sales for the leading Dutch cut flower organization. Set-up North American sales organization. Streamlined logistics.

1981– 1985 GENERAL MILLS Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

International finance manager and auditor

Managed the sale of Miro Mecano in Calais, set-up a Carebear factory in Haiti under the Caribian Basin Initiative of the US. Part of International audit team.

1980 – 1981 Thunderbird School of International Management Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Masters of Business Administration (MBA)

1979 – 1980 University of Oregon Eugene, Oregon, USA

Bachelor of Arts (BA)

1977 – 1979 NYENRODE BUSINESS UNIVERSITEIT Breukelen, the Netherlands

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)