Joost has 20 years of experience in renewable energy in Southeast Asia. His experience covers private sector finance and investment, market assessments, and business development. Previously Joost was an investment officer at an international RE investment company, responsible for the identification and assessment of investment opportunities and management of assets across Southeast Asia. He has also advised multiple developers, investors and financial institutions on RE investment opportunities. As Investment Mobilization Lead for USAID Clean Power Asia, Joost leads a team of investment and financial advisory staff and consultants to provide transaction advisory services, conduct outreach on tools developed, and develop additional tools to improve bankability of projects in the Lower Mekong countries, and select additional ASEAN countries. He holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Twente, the Netherlands.