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Featured speakers in 2021

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Aberdeen Standard Investment
Achmea Investment Management
Actis
AfricInvest Group
Airovation Technologies
Allianz Capital Partners
AMP Capital
AP6
AP7
APG Asset Management
Arcano Asset Management
Ardian
Ares Management Corporation
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Asset Management One
Astarte Capital Partners
AXABain Capital
BentallGreenOak
Big Issue Invest
Big Society Capital
Blackstone Group
BlueOrchard Finance
BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt
Bridgepoint
Bridges Fund Management
Brightwood Capital Advisors
Brunel Pension Partnership
Buckingham Companies
CalSTRS
Calvert Foundation
Carlyle Group
Castle Hall
Cathay
CDC Group
Ceres
Children's Investment Fund Foundation
Christian Super
Church Commissioners for England
Collective Action
Conduit Capital
CPP Investment Board
Dai-ichi Life International
Dementia Discovery Fund
Denham Capital
Derigo
Development Partners International
Earth Capital
EBRD
Educate Global
Enhanced Capital Partners
Esmee Fairbairn Foundation
Eurazeo
European Climate Foundation
European Commission
European Investment Fund
Eurosif
EV Private Equity
EVPA
FinDev Canada
Finnfund
Fjarde AP-fonden
Fondaction
FSN Capital Partners
GIZ
Glenmede
Golding Capital Partners
Guy's and St Thomas' Charity
Hatch BioFund Management
Hg
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
HSBC Bank
Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance
ILX Fund
Impact Management Project
Impact Principles
Inarcassa
Intermediate Capital Group
International Finance Corporation
Kempen Capital Management
KKR
Kuria Foundation for Social Enterprise
Larry Ellison Foundation
LBO France
LeapFrog Investments
Local Initiatives Support Corporation
M&G
Macarthur Foundation
Marwitz Family Office
MassMutual
Merseyside Pension Fund
Mosiamise Rural Development
NEST - National Employment Savings Trust
New York City Retirement System
Nordea
North Sky Capital
NYS Common Retirement Fund
Oaktree Capital Management
Octopus Investments
OMERS
Paine Schwartz Partners
Palatine Private Equity
Palladium Equity Partners
Partners Group
Patrizia Netherlands
Patron Capital Partners
PGGM
Phillips Foundation
Primestor Development
ReAssure
Rede Partners
Root Capital
Satter Investment Management
Seroba Life Sciences
Simmons University
Small Foundation
Stafford Capital Partners
Stepstone Group
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board
SV Health Managers
Swedfund
Temasek
Temporis Capital
The Blackstone Group
The Chauncey F. Lufkin III Foundation
The Predistribution Initiative
Tikehau Capital
Trill Impact
Triodos Investment Management
Triple Jump
Tufts University
TZP Group
U.S. International Development Finance Corp
Vibro Beteiligungs
Vital Capital
Wafra
Wespath Investment Management
Wimmer Family Office
Working For Change
World Bank Group Pensions
YIELCO Investments

Testimonials from attendees

Operating Principles for Impact Management

Diane Damskey, Head of Secretariat

The forum gathered some of the top names in impact investing and covered key topics to promote the understanding and growth of this market. The organization and…

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SV Health Investors

Hannah Maunder, Investor Relations and Communications Associate

The Impact Investor Forum provided a huge amount of clarity on all things impact investing and did so in an engaging and enjoyable way.

FSN Capital Partners

Pål Dale, Senior Director, Business Development

All in all, the forum provided a rich and detailed snapshot of the state of the impact investment industry, as of 2021.

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Speakers featured in 2021

Nicholas Abel

Nicholas Abel

Sustainable Investment Officer, Portfolio Management, CalSTRS

Nick joined CalSTRS in April 2020 and is an Investment Officer within the Sustainable Investment & Stewardship Strategies division of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS), the nation’s largest teacher retirement fund. Nick i… Read full bio

Benson Adenuga

Coverage Director and Head of Nigeria Office, CDC Group

Benson Adenuga is CDC Group’s Country Director for Nigeria since November 2019. He joined CDC from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) where he was the Equity Lead for the Financial Institutions Group (FIG) for Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), with… Read full bio

Natalie Adomait

Managing Director, Renewable Power, Brookfield

Natalie Adomait is a Managing Director in Brookfield’s Renewable Power Group focused on impact investments. In this role, Ms. Adomait is responsible for sourcing, execution and asset management of the investments within Brookfield’s Global Transition… Read full bio
Jeffrey Altman, Finadvice

Jeffrey Altman

Senior Advisor, FinAdvice AG

Jeffrey is Managing Partner at e2T Capital Partners, a private equity fund being launched that targets leading and innovative European technology as well as services companies involved in the global transition to sustainable energy. In addition, Jeff… Read full bio

Luke Anderson

Partner - Private Equity, KPMG

Luke Anderson is a Partner in KPMG’s Private Equity Group where he focusses on value creation for large cap funds with a specific interest in ESG and “technology enabled” value creation and transformation. Prior to joining KPMG, Luke helped set up an… Read full bio

Laurence Barker

Partner, Dementia Discovery Fund, SV Health Managers

Laurence joined SV Health as Chief Business Officer of the DDF in February 2016. Prior to joining the DDF, Laurence was Head of Investment Management in Worldwide Business Development at GSK where he was responsible for managing GSK’s venture investm… Read full bio

Tom Beagent

Director - Impact, PwC

Tom has 20 years' experience, leading and advising investors and businesses develop to become more sustainable. He leads PwC’s work around impact measurement and management and is on the Advisory Group for the Impact Management Project, HBS’s Impact… Read full bio

Wim van der Beek

Founder and Managing Partner, Goodwell Investments

Wim van der Beek is the founder and managing partner of Goodwell Investments, a pioneering impact investment firm focused on inclusive growth in emerging markets. Goodwell channels capital to scalable business solutions that combine demonstrable soci… Read full bio

Adam Bernstein

Managing Director, North Sky

Adam Bernstein manages North Sky's direct investments in middle market sustainable infrastructure projects across the renewable power generation, renewable fuels and gas, energy infrastructure and efficiency, and waste, wastewater and water infrastru… Read full bio

Anita Bhatia

Investment Director- Endowment Team, Guy's and St Thomas' Foundation

Anita is Investment Director at Guy's and St Thomas' Charity, working on the investment activities of the Charity's endowment and leads the development and implementation of the Charity's impact investing activities including portfolio construction,… Read full bio

Dazzle Bhujwala

Director, Investor Network, Ceres

Dazzle is the Director of Ceres’ Investor Network on Climate Risk and Sustainability. Ceres Investor Network consists of North America's leading institutional investors with a collective AUM of $30 trillion. Dazzle is responsible for driving investor… Read full bio

Kate Bingham

Managing Partner, SV Health Investors & Former Chair of the UK Vaccine Taskforce

As Chair of the Vaccine Taskforce in 2020 Kate led a team of world-class experts from across industry, science, academia, funding, regulators, logistics and government with the shared purposed of finding and manufacturing COVID-19 vaccine/s. The Vacc… Read full bio

Nathalie Bleunven

Head of Corporate Lending & Portfolio Manager - Tikehau Impact Lending, Tikehau Capital

Nathalie joined Tikehau Capital in 2014 as Head of Corporate Lending (Private Debt team). Prior to joining Tikehau Capital, Nathalie worked as a Partner at Indigo Capital France, an investment fund specialized in mezzanine debt. Nathalie started her… Read full bio

Candice Brenet

Managing Director, Head of Sustainability and Digital Transformation, Ardian

Candice Brenet has been in charge of developing and implementing the firm’s Corporate & Investment Responsibility program since 2009, for the whole range of activities of Ardian. She is also in charge of Digital Transformation for the PE portfoli… Read full bio

Keith Breslauer

Founder and Managing Director, Patron Capital

Mr. Breslauer founded Patron Capital in 1999 and is the Managing Partner of the Patron Capital Funds (Patron Capital Captive Fund, Funds I–VI). Total capital under management represents approximately €4.3 billion from leading U.S. and European instit… Read full bio

Tania Carnegie

Global Lead for Private Equity and Asset Management, KPMG IMPACT

Tania is the Global Lead for Private Equity and Asset Management for KPMG IMPACT, a global Centre for Excellence that brings together professionals and subject matter experts from across KPMG’s global organization to support the delivery of the UN Su… Read full bio
Sabine Chalopin

Sabine Chalopin

Power and Renewable ESG & Impact Director, Denham Capital

Sabine Chalopin is the ESG Manager to Power Deal Team and is responsible for screening, managing and monitoring investments for environmental and social risks and opportunities. She brings 11 years of power experience to the firm. Prior to joining De… Read full bio

Cecilia Chao

Managing Director, Bain Capital Double Impact

Cecilia Chao is a Managing Director at Bain Capital Double Impact. She joined Bain Capital in 2008 and prior to her current role, she was a member of the Private Equity Portfolio Group.Prior to joining Bain Capital, Ms. Chao was a Vice President at D… Read full bio
Jeff Cohen

Jeff Cohen

Director of Capital Markets Integration, SASB

Jeff Cohen is the Head of Private Investment Initiatives and Director of Capital Markets Integration at SASB. In his role, Mr. Cohen partners with institutional investors and asset owners, facilitating integration of financially material, industry-sp… Read full bio

Jamie Cooper

Portfolio Manager - Impact Fund, Dream Unlimited

Jamie Cooper oversees all aspects of the Fund's financial and impact performance. This includes identifying and executing on acquisitions that fit Dream’s criteria, monitoring development progress, and managing portfolio composition and asset allocat… Read full bio

Eric Cooperstrom

Managing Director, Impact Investing & Natural Climate Solutions, Hancock Natural Resource Group

Eric Cooperström, Managing Director, Impact Investing and Natural Climate Solutions, is responsible for developing timberland and agriculture products that deliver on HNRG’s sustainability and responsible investing priorities. In this role, he is dir… Read full bio

Diane Damskey

Head of Secretariat, Operating Principles for Impact Management, Impact Principles

Diane is Head of the Secretariat of the Operating Principles for Impact Management, a global standard for impact investors. She leads the engagement with private sector asset managers, asset owners, wealth managers and family offices, and is responsi… Read full bio
Silva Dezelan

Silva Deželan

ESG Director, Stafford Capital Partners

Prior to joining Stafford Silva worked for Robeco where she was responsible for ESG integration and the implementation of ESG engagement across different private equity programs. Before this role Silva oversaw the Responsible Investing Program at Rab… Read full bio
Amala Ejikeme IIF21

Amala Ejikeme

Partner - Investment Funds, Kirkland & Ellis

Amala Ejikeme is a partner in the Investment Funds Group at Kirkland & Ellis International LLP and focuses on advising European and global sponsors on the establishment of private funds pursuing a wide variety of investment strategies. He has pra… Read full bio

Mathieu Elshout

Head of Sustainability and Impact Investing, Patrizia

Mathieu Elshout is Head of Sustainability and Impact Investing at PATRIZIA. Previously he was Senior Investment Director at PGGM, where he was responsible for a portfolio of European private real estate investments as well as leading PGGM’s efforts o… Read full bio
Stephanie Emond IMPACT21

Stéphanie Émond

Chief Impact Officer, FinDev Canada

Stéphanie Émond is VP Operations and Chief Impact Officer at FinDev Canada’s, overseeing the Impact Enablement team responsible for development impact, technical assistance, environmental and social risk management, operations enablement, stakeholder… Read full bio
Philipp Essl

Philipp Essl

Senior Social Impact Director, Big Society Capital

Philipp focuses on social impact measurement and management across Big Society Capital’s investment process and portfolio. He is passionate about using impact strategy and evidence to drive social investment decisions and tackle pressing social chall… Read full bio

Martin Ewald

Lead Portfolio Manager - Impact Investments, Allianz Global Investors

Martin Ewald is a Managing Director in the London office of Allianz Global Investors and heads the Impact Investment team of AllianzGI as Lead Portfolio Manager. The team currently manages the Allianz Impact Investment Fund and AfricaGrow and is acti… Read full bio
Alexadnra Farmer

Alexandra Farmer

Partner - ESG & Impact, Kirkland & Ellis

Alexandra (Alex) Farmer is a partner in Kirkland’s Global Environmental Practice and a leader of the Firm’s ESG & Impact Practice Group. She advises private equity firms, corporations, and project sponsors and lenders on complex strategic and evo… Read full bio

Manuela Fumarola

ESG Manager - Private Markets, Aberdeen Standard Investments

Manuela Fumarola works as ESG Manager for Private Markets at Aberdeen Standard Investments, overseeing the strategy for private markets investments, including private equity, infrastructure and private lending assets. Prior to joining ASI, Manuela wa… Read full bio

Michele Giddens OBE

Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Bridges Fund Management

Michele co-founded Bridges alongside Philip Newborough and Sir Ronald Cohen in 2002. As a partner, she focuses on strategy, investor relations, public affairs and social impact assessment. Michele plays a key role in the growth of the impact investin… Read full bio
Catherine Godschalk

Catherine Godschalk

Vice President Investments, Calvert Impact Capital

Catherine Godschalk manages Calvert Impact Capital’s Investments team and its global portfolio of impact investments aimed at building, scaling, and strengthening intermediaries and structured funds tackling social and/or environmental challenges. Ca… Read full bio

Neil Gregory

Chief Thought Leadership Officer, IFC

Neil Gregory is Chief Thought Leadership Officer of the International Finance Corporation, the private investment arm of the World Bank Group. He has held a range of senior strategy and management roles at IFC, including research, business planning,… Read full bio

Tara Guelig

Director Sustainability and Impact, The Lightsmith Group

Tara Guelig is The Lightsmith Group’s Director of Sustainability & Impact. She designed the firm’s approach to measuring impact and ensures that ESG issues are considered at all stages of the investment process. Previously, Ms. Guelig spent 15 ye… Read full bio

Lisa Hall

Impact Chair, Apollo Global Management

Prior to joining Apollo, Ms. Hall was a Professor of Practice and a Fellow at Georgetown University’s Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation, where she led research focused on creating a more inclusive economy. She previously served as a Manag… Read full bio

Adam Heltzer

Managing Director, Global Head of ESG, Ares Management

Mr. Heltzer is a Managing Director and the Global Head of ESG in the Ares Strategy and Relationship Management Group, where he leads the Firm's environmental, social and governance efforts, in addition to focusing on ESG integration across the invest… Read full bio

Sandrine Henton

Investment Director, Educate Global

Sandrine has over 15 years of professional experience in strategy and finance, including private equity investing for businesses in emerging markets. She is the Managing Director of Educate Global (EG) a new fund management company established in 201… Read full bio
Henzler, Fredrik IMPACT21 CROPPED

Fredrik Henzler

Co-Head Goods & Products, Partners Group

Fredrik Henzler is Co-Head Goods and Products vertical, based in Zug. He is a member of the Global Executive Board, the Global Investment Committee and the Private Equity Directs Investment Committee, as well as a member of the Board of Directors of… Read full bio
Marta Hervas

Marta Hervás

Investment Director, Arcano Asset Management

Marta Hervás is an Investment Director at Arcano Asset Management, a leading alternatives asset manager headquartered in Madrid, Spain, with over €7 billion of assets under management and advisory. In addition to leading Arcano's impact private equit… Read full bio

Victor van Hoorn

Executive Director, Eurosif

Victor van Hoorn is the Executive Director of Eurosif, the European Sustainable Investment Forum, the leading pan European Sustainable and Responsible Investment association advocating for a more sustainable financial system. It works as a partnershi… Read full bio
Beth Houghton

Beth Houghton

Partner, Palatine

Beth Houghton is a Partner at Palatine Private Equity and is Head of Palatine’s Impact Fund. Beth joined Palatine in 2007 after gaining an MBA with distinction from Manchester Business School. Beth leads Palatine’s Environmental, Social and Governanc… Read full bio

Jane Hughes

Professor of Practice, Simmons University

Jane Elizabeth Hughes is Professor of Practice at Simmons University School of Business in Boston. She is also a former Director of Social Finance, a pioneer in the impact investing market, and has partnered with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and… Read full bio

Hanna Ideström

Senior Portfolio Manager, Alternative Investments, AP4

Hanna Ideström is senior portfolio manager in the Alternative Investments team at AP4, one of the buffer funds in the Swedish state pension system. She focusses on private equity investments, with a focus on investments in line with AP4:s thematic pr… Read full bio

Pia Irell

Impact Partner, Trill Impact

Pia has more than 14 years of experience in the Private Equity industry, of which eight years at Altor Equity Partners and six years as a member of Gambro’s global leadership team, at that time a Private Equity owned company, acquired and delisted by… Read full bio

Michael Jelinske

Associate Director, LeapFrog Investments

Michael is an Associate Director at LeapFrog Investments, a leading emerging markets private equity firm with $2b in assets under management. There he helps lead the healthcare team focused on investments across both Africa and Asia. Michael has broa… Read full bio

Brian Kernohan

Chief Sustainability Officer, Hancock Natural Resource Group

As Chief Sustainability Officer and Senior Managing Director of Environment and Policy, Brian is responsible for sustainability & responsible investing strategy and public policy engagement across forestry, agriculture, real estate, infrastructur… Read full bio

Maurice Klaver

Senior Investment Manager Private Equity, PGGM Investments

Maurice Klaver is Senior Investment Manager within PGGM Private Equity and responsible for sustainable investments in PFZW’s focus themes healthcare, climate, food security and water scarcity. Maurice joined PGGM Private Equity in 2011 and was until… Read full bio

Jay Koh

Managing Director, The Lightsmith Group

Jay Koh is Co-Founder and Managing Director of the Lightsmith Group. He has 20+ years of experience in private equity and government at Siguler Guff, U.S. Development Finance Corporation, R3 Capital, and The Carlyle Group. Mr. Koh chairs the Global A… Read full bio

Justin Kulla

Partner, Impact Investing & ESG, TZP Group

Justin Kulla joined TZP Group as a Partner of Impact Investing and ESG in May 2020. Mr. Kulla began his career at Credit Suisse where he was an engineer working in New York, London and Zurich, and at Google where he worked in business development. Fo… Read full bio

Pranav Kumar

Director of Investments, LeapFrog Investments

Pranav Kumar is a Director of Investments with LeapFrog’s Asia team based in Singapore. His role includes sourcing, evaluating and managing investments across South and Southeast Asia. Pranav currently serves on the boards of LeapFrog partner compani… Read full bio

Christina Leijonhufvud

CEO & Co-Founder, BlueMark

Christina Leijonhufvud is a well-respected leader in the impact investing field, with a track record of senior management roles on Wall Street, where she pioneered a first-of-its-kind social finance investment banking business and co-authored seminal… Read full bio

Luz Martinez

Sustainability Manager, ILX Fund

Luz is responsible for designing and implementing the sustainability strategy of ILX Fund. Prior to joining ILX, Luz coordinated a portfolio on financial inclusion and impact investing at the KIT’s unit of Sustainable Economic Development, advised UN… Read full bio

Sarah Mathieu-Comtois

Senior Manager, Sustainable Investment, Impact, and ESG, PwC

Sarah Mathieu-Comtois is a Senior Manager in PwC's Sustainability Strategy team, based in Paris, where she works mainly with Private Equity, Venture Capital, and Infrastructure investment firms. Sarah is specialised in the definition of sustainabilit… Read full bio

Kristina Matthews

Managing Director, Head of Investor Relations & ESG, Brightwood Capital Advisors

Kristina Matthews is a Managing Director, Head of Investor Relations and ESG, at Brightwood Capital Advisors. She is primarily focused on business development and fundraising strategy as well as the firm’s ESG initiatives while overseeing the Investo… Read full bio

Ken Mehlman

Global Head of Public Affairs & Co-Head, Global Impact Fund, KKR

Ken Mehlman joined KKR in 2008 and is a Partner, Global Head of Public Affairs and Co-Head of KKR Global Impact at KKR. Since joining the firm, Mr. Mehlman has architected KKR’s responsible investment efforts to create shared value for KKR investors… Read full bio

Elizabeth Ming

Managing Director, Asset Management, KPMG

Elizabeth is a Managing Director working in KPMG’s Alternative Investments and Private Equity practices. She has over 13 years of experience serving public and private clients, including 11 years serving clients in the private equity and investment m… Read full bio

Anders Misund

Partner and Head of Nordics, EQT Partners

Anders Misund joined EQT Partners in Oslo in September 2007. Anders is Partner and Head of Nordics. Anders graduated with a M.Sc in Business Administration from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration majoring in finance, with e… Read full bio

Toby Mitchenall

Senior Editor, New Private Markets

Toby Mitchenall is Senior Editor, ESG and Sustainability at PEI. He is the editor of New Private Markets, a new publication serving sustainable investors in private markets, from ESG to impact. Toby was previously responsible for PEI’s private equity… Read full bio
Narina Mnatsakanian

Narina Mnatsakanian

Executive Director - Impact & Sustainable Investment, Kempen Capital Management

Narina is Executive Director Impact and Responsible Investment at Kempen Capital Management. She is heading Kempen’s Sustainability & Impact team and working closely with portfolio managers on ESG integration across asset classes, active ownershi… Read full bio

Imraan Mohammed

Head of Impact Investments, Children's Investment Fund Foundation

Imraan Mohammed is Head of Impact Investments at Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) and is responsible for equity and debt related investments in areas that support CIFF’s programmatic focus. Imraan has 17 years of experience in managing pr… Read full bio

Jennie Morawetz

Partner, ESG & Impact, Kirkland & Ellis

Jennie Morawetz is the strategy and operations partner for Kirkland’s ESG & Impact practice, responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management of the practice to ensure it delivers on its promise of integrating cutting-edge legal and strategic… Read full bio

Danai Musandu

Investor Relations Associate, Goodwell Investments

Danai Musandu is the Investor Relations Associate at Goodwell Investments. In her previous role at Goodwell Investments, she was an Investment Associate building the Southern African portfolio. She joined the firm in 2016 as the first employee of the… Read full bio

Katie Naeve

Director of Impact and Partnerships; Lead of the Women in Agriculture Initiative, Root Capital

Katie Naeve is Director of Impact and Partnerships and Lead of the Women in Agriculture Initiative at Root Capital, a global organization that invests in the growth of small and growing agricultural businesses that transform rural livelihoods. As hea… Read full bio

Shami Nissan

Head of Responsible Investment, Actis

Shami leads Actis’ approach to responsible and impact investment, working closely with investment colleagues and company management to assess and manage ESG issues, helping to build world-class businesses and to deliver societal benefits. Before join… Read full bio

Cristian Norambuena Ureta

Senior Investment Officer, Private Equity, New York City Retirement Systems

Cristian Norambuena serves as a Senior Investment Officer - Private Equity in the Bureau of Asset Management at the NYC Comptroller's Office. He works closely with the Head of Private Equity in pursuing new initiatives, making investments and managin… Read full bio
John Onwuala

John Onwualu

Managing Director, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation

Mr. Onwualu has a decade of experience with specific focus on in investments in technology and emerging markets. As Managing Director, Mr. Onwualu leads the agency’s direct equity investments in companies committed to creating developmental impact. P… Read full bio

Eimear Palmer

Responsible Investing Officer, ICG

Eimear joined in 2018 as ICG’s Responsible Investing Officer and is responsible for further integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors across all fund strategies. She works closely with ICG’s business and investment teams as well… Read full bio

Jessica Pan

Principal, APG

Jessica Pan is a Principal in the Global Private Equity group of APG Asset Management US Inc. based in New York. Jessica joined APG in 2014, a year after the firm’s launch of an in-house private equity program. As a member of the investment team, Jes… Read full bio

Tamar Pashtan

Head of ESG & Impact, Vital Capital

Ms. Tamar Pashtan is Head of ESG & Impact on Vital Capital’s Investment Team. Ms. Pashtan brings with her a comprehensive background in environmental consulting, with over a decade of international experience in disciplines including sustainable… Read full bio

Daniel Perroud

Global Head of Business Development, BlueOrchard

Daniel Perroud is responsible for business development at BlueOrchard. He has over 20 years of in-depth industry knowledge and extensive experience in business development for traditional and alternative investments. Before joining BlueOrchard in 201… Read full bio

Aaron Pinnock

Impact Investment Analyst, Church Commissioners

Aaron leads on impact investment at the Church Commissioners for England, the £8.7bn endowment fund of the Church of England. Aaron’s responsibilities include identifying impact investment opportunities as well as portfolio impact measurement and man… Read full bio

Ken Pontarelli

Partner and Managing Director, Sustainability Investing Group, Goldman Sachs

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Gordon Power

Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Earth Capital

Gordon is Chief Investment Officer for Earth Capital (EC) and Co-Founder of Earth Capital Holdings (ECH) with Stephen Lansdown, EC’s holding company. Established in 2008, ECH is a global private equity investment group with $1.7bn AUM. The company’s… Read full bio

Robert Prengel

Director - Impact Valuation, PwC

Robert is a Director at PwC Germany’s Sustainability Services team. He joined PwC in 2005 and leads an expert group on impact measurement and management. Robert is a proven expert on environmental, social and governance issues and their impact measur… Read full bio

Olivia Prentice

COO and Head of Content, Impact Management Project

A co-founder of the IMP, Olivia has worked since the project’s inception to facilitate market consensus on sustainability and impact measurement, management and reporting. She focused on leading the development of best practices for investors, such a… Read full bio
Katharine Preston

Katharine Preston

Vice President- Sustainable Investing, OMERS

Katharine Preston joined OMERS in August, 2019 as Vice President, Sustainable Investing. In this role, she assists OMERS with evolving its sustainable investing practices and liaises with OMERS investment, risk and communications teams on matters suc… Read full bio
Fabio Ranghino

Fabio Ranghino

Head of Strategy & Sustainability, Ambienta

Fabio is Head of Strategy and Sustainability at Ambienta and is based in Milan. He has joined Ambienta in 2011 and since then has led the development of Ambienta’s approach to sutainability driven investment across asset classes building internal pro… Read full bio
Johanna Raynal

Johanna Raynal

Director of ESG & Impact, Swedfund

Johanna heads Swedfund’s ESG & Impact operations focusing on themes such as Gender Equality, Climate Change and Environment, Human Rights, Decent Work, and Anti-Corruption. Johanna and her team ensure the assessment and measurement of impact in S… Read full bio

Keren Raz

Senior Responsible Investment Specialist, APG Asset Management

Keren G. Raz is a Senior Responsible Investment Specialist at APG Asset Management. In that role, she serves as the global responsible investment lead for private equity, hedge funds, and alternative credits, working closely with investment teams on… Read full bio

Abrielle Rosenthal

Chief Sustainability Officer, Chief Human Resources Officer, Managing Director, TowerBrook Capital Partners

Ms. Rosenthal is Chief Sustainability Officer, Chief Human Resources Officer and a Managing Director of TowerBrook, and co-Chair of the Responsible Ownership Committee. Prior to joining TowerBrook, Ms. Rosenthal was a corporate partner in the London… Read full bio

Gianfranco Saladino

Head of Sustainable Infrastructure Investments, BlueOrchard

Gianfranco Saladino joined BlueOrchard from Partners Group, where he was an Investment Manager in its European Private Infrastructure team in London and Zug. His transaction experience includes Renewable Energy, Utilities, Transportation and Social I… Read full bio
Andrew Siwo

Andrew Siwo

Director of Sustainable Investments and Climate Solutions, New York State Common Retirement Fund

Andrew Siwo is the Director of Sustainable Investments and Climate Solutions at the New York State Common Retirement Fund. He is charged with providing leadership and oversight of sustainable investment efforts across the Fund’s $250 billion portfoli… Read full bio

Sophie Smith

Partner, Investment Funds, Kirkland & Ellis

Sophie Smith is an investment funds partner in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. She advises and represents clients in relation to all aspects of the structuring and operation of alternative investment funds across a broad… Read full bio

Marlene Stam

Partner, Collective Action

Marlene is co-founder of Collective Action, an institutional investor collaboration bringing together a club of institutional investors with a purpose to jointly pool resources to make actionable impact investments. Marlene has been working with impa… Read full bio
Megan Starr, The Carlyle Group

Megan Starr

Global Head of Impact, The Carlyle Group

Megan Starr is the Global Head of Impact for The Carlyle Group. She is based in New York. In her role, Ms. Starr works to design and execute Carlyle's cohesive, long-term impact strategy. She also oversees the dedicated ESG team, which leads the firm… Read full bio

Charles van Thiel

Director Real Estate, GRESB

Charles is responsible for the strategic development and execution of all real estate-related products and services at GRESB, the global ESG benchmark for real assets. This includes the development of the GRESB Assessment and benchmarking methodologi… Read full bio
Rekha Unnithan

Rekha Unnithan

Managing Director - Co-Head of Impact Investing, Nuveen

Rekha is the Co-Head for Impact Investing. Rekha was an early visionary and established the intentional and leadership impact investing platform for TIAA, and is responsible for determining Nuveen’s impact investment strategy across sectors, asset cl… Read full bio

Juho Uusihakala

Senior Development Impact Adviser, Finnfund

Juho specialises in impact management and measurement in private sector operations covering the whole investment cycle from ex-ante screening to monitoring and impact studies. He has given numerous presentations on Finnfund’s systemic approach to imp… Read full bio

Warren Valdmanis

Partner, Two Sigma Impact

Warren is a Partner at Two Sigma Impact. Warren comes to Two Sigma from Bain Capital Double Impact, where he helped to launch the firm’s first dedicated social impact fund and develop the firm’s strategic approach to social impact investing. Warren w… Read full bio

Steven van Weede

Managing Director, Palladium Impact Capital

Steven is an investment banker by training, having joined Palladium Impact Capital (formerly Enclude) in 2014, after working in the investment banking teams at Merrill Lynch (now Bank of America) and Citi in both London and Johannesburg. In these fir… Read full bio

Simon Witney

Senior Consultant, Travers Smith

Simon is a senior consultant at Travers Smith with over 25 years' experience in regulatory, transactional and fund formation disciplines. Having been a prolific writer and regular speaker on company law and corporate governance throughout his career,… Read full bio

Joanne Yoo

Managing Director, DPI

Joanne Yoo is a Managing Director at Development Partners International (DPI), a leading Pan African private equity firm with $2 billion under management. Ms. Yoo also serves on the Investment Advisory Board of Acuity Venture Partners, a venture capi… Read full bio

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