Biografie Siebren Zijlstra
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Siebren Zijlstra is senior advisor and investor in energy and blockchain related technologies. From October 2018 – October 2021 he joined the Board of GroenLeven as CFO to assist in the scale up of GroenLeven (BayWa r.e. Netherlands), the company he continues to advise.
Before that Siebren assisted, as a Manager of the Business Development / M&A department of TenneT and owner of Sinne Wente, 10 years (2009-2018) in equity financing initiatives, M&A transactions, and new business development / digitisation initiatives primarily with TenneT within the electricity and telecommunications sector.
Siebren presents regularly as keynote speaker on strategic developments in society from a technological and capital markets perspective.
The work at TenneT was preceded by setting up a Dutch office for Babcock & Brown, an Australian-based infrastructure investor. Siebren was Investment Director in Munich and Amsterdam originating and executing deals in North-West Europe (2006-2008). Prior to joining Babcock & Brown, Siebren worked within TenneT (2003-2005) in the areas finance, regulation, control, strategy, and organisational development. Siebren started his professional career at PricewaterhouseCoopers, working for 5 years in the Corporate Finance division (1997-2002).
Siebren holds degrees from the University Groningen, CFA Institute and INSEAD and has done edX courses on Solar Energy and Next Generation Infrastructures I / II from TU Delft.
Interests: reading, spending time with my wife and kids, running, travelling. Siebren Zijlstra is married and has 2 daughters.