Lucian Peppelenbos works with Robeco as Climate Strategist. In this role, he oversees Robeco’s work on decarbonizing the investment portfolios and integrating climate-related risks and opportunities in the investment processes. Thought leadership and publications are also part of his role, in collaboration with peer investors, academics and policy institutions.
Prior to joining Robeco, Lucian was Senior Responsible Investment Specialist at APG Asset Management, where he led their climate strategy. Before that, he helped to set up IDH The Sustainable Trade Initiative, a public-private partnership that co-invests with corporates to enhance the sustainability performance of commodity supply chains.
Socio-economist by training, Lucian’s professional career focused on corporate sustainability. He worked as a supply chain consultant for companies operating in emerging markets, and as a policy advisor in the Dutch Parliament. He earned a PhD in social-economic sciences at Wageningen University, and has published various books and articles. Lucian worked and lived for many years in Latin America, and worked across various countries in Africa and Asia.