Rubio Impact Ventures
Helmer is a general partner at Rubio Impact Ventures, an impact venture capital fund in The Netherlands with EUR 150mln assets under management. Rubio provides growth capital and active support to start- and scale-ups that offer commercial solutions for social and/or environmental challenges. Helmer has an entrepreneurial background as co-founder and CEO of two climate-tech ventures: GF Energy (biomass production, trading and distribution) and Sungevity Europe (retail solar). He holds a MSc degree in civil engineering from Delft University of Technology and started his working life as strategy consultant first at Arthur d. Little, later as partner at Quintel Consulting. At Rubio Helmer leads the “Planet” team, focusing on energy transition and circular economy.