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Marloes Adema

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

  • Entrepreneurship development and training
  • Clean energy
  • Clean energy finance
  • Marketing

CAREER-DEFINING EXPERIENCES

Set up a new social venture under the FINCA International umbrella (FINCAPlus) to improve access to all types of household solutions for the market at the base of the economic in East Africa, such as renewable energy and health products.

Developed the marketing strategy for a start-up social enterprise dealing in solar home systems in Uganda (SolarNow), managed the in-house credit portfolio and built up a solid agent network as the main distribution channel.

Provided support in business planning, strategy and marketing to SMEs and micro-entrepreneurs in Mali

Worked in the private sector as a consultant in operational excellence projects for large corporate clients, always with the aim to improve operations in a sustainable matter. For example, the “green” reorganization of the four main business units of the Port of Rotterdam, which is the largest business port of Europe.

CURRENT LOCATION:

Zeist, The Netherlands

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE IN THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES:

Mali, Uganda, The Netherlands

LANGUAGES:

Dutch, English, French, basic German

EDUCATION:

Bachelor in Public Administration

Master of Science in International and Development Administration

PERSONAL PHILOSOPHY:

No strategy without good implementation, no implementation without a good strategy.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Name: Marloes Adema
Title: Consultant, Sustainable Business Practices
Email: madema@encludesolutions.com