Stephen Brenninkmeijer is a private investor with interests in impact investing and education. For 30 years he has been involved in family-held retail business and now holds governance positions within the company. He has been active in strategic investing since 2002, and founded Willows Investments in 2008 with the aim of supporting promising ventures with a social mission.
Mr Brenninkmeijer is Chairman of the Social Stock Exchange (UK) and serves on the boards of responsAbility AG (Zurich), Grassroots Business Fund (Washington), and Sutton Trust (UK). He is a trustee of both the Mentoring Foundation (UK) and the Network for Training Young Entrepreneurs (UK). He is on the European Climate Foundation Supervisory Board as well as advisory boards of Gebrüder Stitch (Vienna) and Auticon (UK).