Volker Renner joins VC Germany Management GmbH as AIFM Managing Director based in Frankfurt, Germany
Volker has joined VC Germany Management GmbH as AIFM Managing Director. Volker has over 25 years of senior management and governance experience in development finance, SME-and microfinance, financial inclusion, project and change management.
Volker currently acts as board director for several banks and non-bank financial institutions of the FINCA Impact Finance network, focusing on MSME business. Since 2019 he has also acted as Supervisory Board Member of FLOCERT GmbH in Germany, the global certifier for Fairtrade.
Volker has worked as senior management in multiple positions including FINCA Impact Finance, Internationale Projekt Consult and ProCredit Bank Ukraine, he brings with him a broad set of skills including high-level corporate governance as well as practical hands-on management and consulting. He has experience in Eastern Europe, Central/South Asia, Latin America/Caribbean, Middle East. He has also acted as team leader for international technical assistance projects funded by EBRD, KfW, USAID, EU (TACIS). In his role as Managing Director Volker will be focusing on the Verdant Capital Hybrid Fund, Verdant Capital’s flagship fund. The fund has reached it’s first close in November 2021. The fund is targeting final close amount of 100 Million USD. He will be joining the Investment Committee, have operational and administrative oversight of investments within the fund and related entities, in compliance with German law and supporting portfolio management.