Jan Anton van Zanten

SDG Strategist
Sustainable investing is shifting from avoiding ESG risks towards pursuing SDG impacts”

Jan Anton van Zanten is Robeco’s SDG Strategist. He is responsible for integrating the SDGs into investment strategies. Jan Anton chairs Robeco’s SDG Committee, conducts research, and engages with clients. Prior to joining Robeco, he worked as a Senior Consultant at Steward Redqueen, and he was a Consultant at the United Nations Environment Programme. Jan Anton holds a Master’s in Global Business & Stakeholder Management from Erasmus University Rotterdam and a Master’s in Development Studies from the University of Cambridge. He also holds a cum laude PhD from Erasmus University Rotterdam. His dissertation studied the role of companies in achieving the SDGs and his research has been published in various academic journals.