Yvette Go

Yvette Go is Investment Director at Capricorn Partners, one of the key persons managing the Capricorn Sustainable Chemistry Fund and investor director at Econic.

During the first decade of her career, Yvette worked in chemicals and performance materials at Royal DSM and Shell International Chemicals. Always at the interface of business and technology, she held various roles including polyol development for polyurethanes and global Product Portfolio Management in coating resins. In 2008 she transitioned to the venture capital industry, investing in sustainable energy technology companies at SET Ventures and later leading all fund-of-fund impact investments as the Head of Social & Environmental Impact at the European Investment Fund. She returned to direct investment into innovative companies when joining Capricorn in 2019. Building businesses-with-a-purpose using leading innovation is Yvette’s passion and common thread throughout her career.

Yvette has a MSc in Chemical Engineering from Delft University of Technology and a Global Executive MBA from IESE Business School.

Author, Anthea Blackburn