Managing Director at Rabo Partnerships, Rabobank
Marianne Schoemaker is an experienced banker with a strong focus on connecting and growing people, teams and businesses. In April 2017 she was appointed Managing Director at Rabo Partnerships B.V. a legal entity within Rabobank Group focussed on partnerships with a mission to further financial inclusion and outreach to rural environments in emerging countries. The activities comprise investments in financial institutions and advisory services to financial institutions and agri value chains in emerging countries in Latin America, Africa and South East Asia. Alliances and networks that support the mission are actively explored.
Marianne started her carrier with Rabobank in 1993 within the Food & Agribusiness Research Department and fulfilled various positions in front office, risk, HR and research. She worked as a product professional in Equity Capital Markets, Corporate Banking, Leveraged Finance, Global Learning and Talent Development. She led teams in Credit Risk Management, HR Talent Development and was Regional Head
Agribusiness Research for Africa and Europe from 2014 to April 2017.Marianne graduated as an agricultural economist at Wageningen University & Research with a focus on Management, Consumer Research & Marketing and Development Economics.