Liesbet Peeters, Founding and Managing Partner of D. Capital Partners, is a known expert in the impact investment space, with strong investor relationships, deep understanding of financial solutions to development challenges, and extensive experience investing in Sub Saharan Africa and Latin America. Liesbet provides transactional and investment advisory services to foundations, private individuals and international organizations on strategic growth and investment management. Over the last 10 years, Liesbet has built up extensive experience assisting private foundations, family offices and institutional public-private partnerships in building up impact investment portfolios and fund structures in emerging markets. She has successfully led multiple direct investment transactions in Latin America and Africa. Additionally, she is recognized as an emerging leader in financial product structuring for international development, having led the creation of products such as HUGinsure, a social insurance platform, and development impact bonds, including the Mozambique Malaria Performance Bond ad Cameroon Cataract Performance Bond. Prior to joining Dalberg and co-founding D. Capital, she founded an investment advisory firm, Lapiluz Advisory Services, based in Belgium and London. She was previously the CFO/Investor Relations Manager with Capricorn Venture Partners in Belgium and an Investment Officer with the Grassroots Business Initiative at the IFC. Liesbet holds a MBA from MIT Sloan and a Master’s degree in Commercial Engineering from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.