Blue Horizon, a pure play thematic impact investor in the alternative protein sector, has appointed Sedef Köktentürk as a Managing Partner & COO to join the executive team and lead on impact.
Köktentürk complements the management team of Blue Horizon and will be responsible for leading on impact, client solutions, operations and technology, initially focusing on the growth strategy. Köktentürk brings 20 years of capital markets experience from leading global investment firms including Generation Investment Management and Goldman Sachs. She started her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in financial advisory and holds an MBA from the Columbia Business School in New York. Sedef is also an Olympian; she represented Turkey in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in windsurfing.
Björn Witte, CEO of Blue Horizon, says: “We are pleased to welcome Sedef to our executive team. She is an accomplished global leader in sustainable investing and impact management and is fully committed to our vision of bringing tasty, healthy and affordable food to everyone. With her extensive global network and diverse experience in asset management, Sedef will be instrumental to the successful growth and development of our investment platform.”