Piet Klop is a Senior Fellow with the World Resources Institute’s Capital Markets Research team. Piet’s research includes environmental considerations in investment decisions and portfolio management, as well as investments in clean energy, water and biodiversity. He also manages strategic relationships with European financial institutions, including banks and pension funds. Piet works at WRI on secondment from the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where he holds the position of Senior Economist in the Department of Environment and Water, with responsibility for developing new markets for climate, water and biodiversity services in partnership with the private sector. Piet has 20 years of experience with environmental issues and holds Masters degrees in Applied Environmental Economics and Land & Water Management.