Matthijs de Bruijn


Matthijs is an expert on sustainability and impact monitoring systems and evaluations

Matthijs de Bruijn is a director with a specific focus on monitoring and evaluation (M&E). He has a long track record advising organisations on integrating sustainability and impact into strategy and operations, mainly in the financial sector. He is based in The Netherlands.

Matthijs executed over 25 evaluations of organisations, investment portfolios, impact investment funds, and technical assistance programs. He has deep understanding of the dynamics behind responsible finance and impact investing, as he developed practical systems that track performance data for ex-ante evaluation and monitoring for (development) financials. These systems are linked to organisational strategy, or frameworks such as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In addition, he designed training programmes on ESG management, impact measurement and gender-lens investing.

Matthijs regularly publishes articles on sustainability and impact issues, such as attribution, financial leverage and the enabling role of private equity in developing countries, and is a regular speaker on impact management at conferences.

Before joining Steward Redqueen he worked at the UN in New York and NATO in Brussels. He holds a cum laude MA in Modern History from the University of Groningen and certificates from the CFA Institute and Dutch Educational Institute for Banking.

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