Lisa Hall CEO Calvert Foundation Lisa Hall leads Calvert Foundation as President and CEO, a post she assumed in January 2011. Having joined Calvert Foundation in 2005, Lisa’s background includes nearly 25 years of industry experience at multiple policy and financial posts.
Julia Chu Head of Philanthropy Credit Suisse Julia Chu is the Head of Philanthropy for Credit Suisse. Previous to this role, Julia also held positions at UBS and Prudential Securities.
Harry Haskins Deputy Associate Administrator for Investment US Small Business Administration Harry Haskins is the Deputy Associate Administrator for Investment at the U.S. Small Business Administration. In that capacity Mr. Haskins serves as the senior career manager for the Small Business Investment Company, New Markets Venture Capital and Rural Business Investment Company programs. He oversees approximately 300 private equity funds with $17 billion in private and public capital under management. Read more...
Richenda van Leeuwen Executive Director Energy Access UN Foundation Richenda Van Leeuwen is Executive Director, Energy and Climate, Energy Access Initiative team overseeing the UN Foundation’s work on energy access. She joined the UN Foundation in 2010 from Good Energies, a global renewable energy investment company.
Jorim Schraven Manager, Financial Institutions, Africa FMO Jorim Schraven is Manager of the Financial Institutions Africa Department at FMO. This department is responsible for taking Financial Sector risk in Africa through trade finance, senior debt and mezzanine transactions as well as for providing capacity development assistance.
Beth Richardson Director GIIRS At B Lab, Beth oversees the day to day operations of GIIRS and strategic direction. Beth has spent her career working with social enterprises. She has held roles at Self-Help, a leading community development bank, Ashoka: Innovators for the Public, a non-profit that supports social entrepreneurs in more than 60 countries, and the Amy Biehl Foundation Trust in Cape Town, South Africa.
Lisa Woll CEO US SIF Lisa has been the CEO of US SIF and the US SIF Foundation since 2006. While at US SIF, she has been responsible for strategic planning, expansion and diversification of funding and developing a robust policy presence.
Andy Lower Executive Director Eleos Foundation Andy joined Eleos as Executive Director in December 2008. He moved to Eleos from the international philanthropic advisory firm Geneva Global Inc, where he served as North American Advisory Manager.
Anna Oleksiak Vice President Total Impact Advisors Anna Oleksiak joined TIA in 2011. With her background in banking, she focuses on financial analysis and reviewing investment-related and due diligence materials for clients.
James Addo Senior Manager of Impact Investments SNV Netherlands Development Organization James is the Senior Manager of Impact Investment within SNV’s Advisory Services practice. James is an experienced investment banker with a specialty in private equity and venture capital opportunities. He is a well-rounded Investment Banking Professional with broad experience in conventional and impact investments.
Ambassador John Simon President Total Impact Advisors Previous to his current role, Ambassador John Simon held a variety of posts in the US federal government, including serving most recently as the United States Ambassador to the African Union and the Executive Vice President of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC).
Hedwig Siewertsen Director d.o.b foundation Hedwig Siewertsen is director of d.o.b foundation since 2011. She has a Bsc in tropical agriculture and an MA in development economics. Since 1994 she has been working in the area of SME development, value chain finance and microfinance, in over 20 countries in Africa.
Radha Muthiah Executive Director Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves Radha Muthiah is Executive Director of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, where she leads efforts to save lives, improve livelihoods, empower women and combat climate change by creating a thriving global market for clean and efficient household cooking solutions.
Arthur Wood Founding Partner Total Impact Advisors Arthur is TIA’s European arm. Over his career he has held senior positions in both “for profit” and “not for profit“ enterprises. Prior to his current roles with the World Sanitation Financing Facility and TIA he was SVP and a Leadership Group Member of Ashoka, the world’s largest supporter of social entrepreneurs.
Mitchell Strauss Special Advisor OPIC Ms. Strauss is Special Advisor for Socially Responsible Investment Finance at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, a U. S. government corporation charged with mobilizing and facilitating US private investment and skills transfer in developing countries throughout the world.
Matthew Speh Director of Capital Markets Grameen Foundation Matthew Speh is responsible for Grameen Foundation’s investment strategy involving microfinance institutions (MFIs) and social enterprises. In directing the Capital Markets group, he oversees Grameen Foundation’s $35 million Growth Guarantee program, which helps more established MFIs gain access to financing in local currency.
Susan Olsen Lead Specialist, Opportunities for the Majority IADB Susan Olsen is Lead Specialist at the Inter-American Development Bank’s “Opportunities for the Majority Initiative”, structuring innovative private sector operations through a wide range of financial platforms to reach low income communities.
Louis Dorval Managing Director Meltwater Foundation Incubator Louis Dorval is responsible for new product development and strategic partnerships for Meltwater Group, and acts as the interim Managing Director of the MEST Incubator in Accra. Prior to this, Louis lived and worked for 4 years in West Africa as Engineers Without Borders’ Director of Overseas Programs.
Tine Fisker Henriksen Partnerships and Innovation Associate, Impact Investment Services SNV Tine Fisker Henriksen, Partnerships and Innovation Associate within the Impact Investment Services practice at SNV. She is a co-founder and editor of the Africa Impact Report, a global online publication on impact investing in Africa. She has researched and developed innovative investment structures in the renewable energy industry in South Africa. Read more...
Rupert Scofield President & Chief Executive Officer FINCA Rupert Scofield, FINCA International President and Chief Executive Officer, is an agricultural economist with 40 years of experience in the developing countries of Africa, Latin America, Eurasia and the Greater Middle East. He also serves as President and CEO of FINCA Microfinance Holdings, LLC, a first-of-its-kind, socially-responsible investment partnership for microfinance, formulated to strike the right balance between attracting capital needed for expansion and protecting the integrity of FINCA’s charitable mission. Read more...
Mark Campanale Founder Social Stock Exhange Mark is a director with responsibility for business development at the Social Stock Exchange, a new capital market platform for social businesses established with the support of Big Society Capital, Panaphur Trust, Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust, Rockefeller Foundation and its chairman, Stephen Brenninkmeijer.
Patrick Glenn Doyle Structured and Corporate Financing Department IADB
Caroline Norton Vance Global Social Investment Funds Deutsche Bank
Ingeborg Milsted-Lurvink International Wealth Manager Anthony & Cie / Anthony Investments
Alicia Glen Group Head Goldman Sachs
Marc Owens Senior Partner Caplin Drysdale
Bill Kelly Board Member Ashoka