Pieter Oostlander is founding partner of shærpa.
Pieter’s professional background is in accountancy and finance. He had various top-level finance functions in projects, manufacturing and IT companies. In 2004, he switched to the social investment and venture philanthropy sector to build the service organisation of a family foundation. This ultimate was te basis for shaerpa, one of the companies behind SI². The decision to switch resulted from his ambition to make societal impact a significant part of his professional life. Pieter served on the Board of the European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA), 8 years as a chair. He is actively pursuing to further professionalize social investing in the European arena. Pieter is also a member of the board of directors of Social Value International, nurturing and promoting the use of as a systematic approach to social value accounting.