Joris Rademakers has over ten years of experience in clean energy as a finance and investment professional, with experience across corporate governance, private equity, due diligence, investments, divestments, M&A, and both corporate and project finance. Joris has been involved in creating, scaling-up and subsequently selling two renewable energy platforms and a flexible generation business.
Until recently Joris was the Chief Investment Officer and a Director of the Board of Forsa Energy, a European renewable energy, flexible generation and energy storage investment vehicle funded by Riverstone’s multi-billion dollar RAEII Fund, where he worked closely with Robin Duggan. Previously he was part of the management team and held the roles of Corporate Development & Strategy Director and that of Finance Director of Velocita Energy Developments, Forsa Energy’s predecessor, which started as an investment vehicle for RAEII focused exclusively on onshore wind energy development across Europe. Joris started his career in M&A and corporate finance within the Global Industrials team at Barclays Capital.
He graduated with Distinction from Cass Business School with an MSc in Energy, Trade and Finance and has a BSc in Molecular Science and Technology from Delft University of Technology. He received his MBA from Columbia Business School and London Business School through a double degree programme.