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Agata De Ru

Agata De Ru

Portfolio Manager – East and South East Europe

Agata is passionate about counteracting inequality through access to sustainable resources – energy, water, air among others. At demosEUROPA think tank, she was specializing in energy and climate policy to help drive the European Union clean air agenda. Later, she joined Shell – an international energy company – to support new energy initiatives in Eastern Europe. After her departure from Poland, she has stayed on the trajectory to leverage sustainable ecosystems and enable societal change. This led her to the United States, where she commercialized an innovative clean energy business. Over the last 4 years, she has been involved in sustainable energy, food and finance related projects in Africa. Today, she manages CAF’s portfolio in Southeast Europe, providing maternity cover. She is also a mentor at MIT Enterprise Forum CEE, VC4Africa and Co-Creation Hub Nigeria.