Head of Division, ACP Policy and Portfolio, European Investment Bank (EIB)
Heike Rüttgers is the Head of Division of the Portfolio Management and Policy Divison in the ACP Department (Africa Caribbean and Pacific) at the European Investment Bank in Luxembourg; she deals with non – operational matters such as the management of the ACP Investment Facility, the business plan and any other policy or strategy matters and institutional relationships with stakeholders. Prior to becoming Head of Division at the European Investment Bank, Heike Rüttgers worked already 16 years for the Operational Department for lending outside the EU as a loan officer on West Africa, Northern Africa and Indian Ocean region at the European Investment Bank. Heike also worked as a Consultant for SME Promotion and Entrepreneurial training at LUSO CONSULT GMBH in Germany. She had to deal with Project acquisition, development and implementation in Tunesia, Bulgaria, Tanzania Ethiopia Kirgisistan and Thailand for Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ). Heike studied Agricultural Economics and holds a Master
of Business Administration.