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FT Investing for Good Europe

Innovative Financing for a More Inclusive World

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Speakers include:
Nick  O'Donohoe

Nick O'Donohoe


Gayle Peterson

Gayle Peterson

Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

Hayat Sindi

Hayat Sindi

Islamic Development Bank


Whether it is by closing the digital divide, increasing access to education and healthcare, providing affordable housing, or reducing income disparities, increasing equity and inclusion will help millions of people lead healthy, fulfilling lives. 

The second annual FT Investing for Good Europe will explore the ways in which investors can contribute to promoting global equality while also generating a financial return.

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Nick  O'Donohoe

Nick O'Donohoe

Chief Executive

Nick O’Donohoe joined CDC, a development finance institution owned by the UK government, as its Chief Executive in June 2017. He is also a member of the CDC Board. He was previously a Senior Adviser to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, where he specialised in the use of blended finance models to support the work of the foundation.

Before taking up this role, Mr O’Donohoe co-founded, with Sir Ronald Cohen, Big Society Capital (BSC). He served as its Chief Executive Officer from 2011 to December 2015. BSC is an independent financial institution established by the UK government as “the world's first social investment bank” and is capitalised with unclaimed UK bank accounts and investment by the largest UK banks.

Previously Mr O’Donohoe worked at JP Morgan, latterly as Global Head of Research. He was a member of the Management Committee of the Investment Bank and the Executive Committee of JP Morgan Chase, as well as the senior sponsor for JP Morgan's Social Finance Unit. He co-authored “Impact Investments: An Emerging Asset Class”, published by JP Morgan and the Rockefeller Foundation in November 2010. Prior to working at JP Morgan, he spent 15 years at Goldman Sachs.

Mr O’Donohoe served as Chairman of the UK Dormant Assets Commission, which reported in March 2017. He is also a board member of the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) and Deputy Chairman of the Global Steering Group on Impact Investment. He has an MBA from the Wharton School and a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematical Economics and Statistics from Trinity College, Dublin.

Gayle Peterson

Gayle Peterson

Associate Fellow
Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

Gayle Peterson is Associate Fellow at Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford where she directs the Oxford Impact Investing and Social Finance Programmes. In this capacity, she oversees curriculum development and programme design and serves as a faculty member and tutor, teaching social investing.

At Saïd in 2013, Prof Peterson co-founded Women Transforming Leadership, a programme helping women to overcome personal or professional obstacles and build heightened self-awareness as they move through their careers. She speaks and lectures on gender lens investing, women in private equity and social investing.

Prof Peterson is Senior Managing Director of pfc Social Impact Advisors, an international social investing consultancy offering strategic guidance in leadership development, transparency, programme strategy and performance measures. She has managed and assessed more than $15bn in philanthropic and impact investments, advised social investors in more than 45 countries and taught social investing classes in China, Africa, Europe, Russia and North America.

Prof Peterson has also held positions including Programme Director for the Great Lakes Protection Fund, Legislative Director for the Chicago Council on Urban Affairs and Chief of Staff, Commissioner of the Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago.

She holds a Master’s degree in Social Policy and Law, University of Chicago and Master of Science from HEC-Paris School of Management and Oxford University. Her book, Good, Evil, Wicked: The Art, Science and Business, to be published by Stanford University Press in 2018, focuses on the intersection of successful business and social sector strategies for social change.

Hayat Sindi

Hayat Sindi

Advisor to the President on Science, Technology and Innovation
Islamic Development Bank

Hayat Sindi is Advisor to the President of Saudi Arabia’s Islamic Development Bank Group on Science, Technology and Innovation. A leading biotechnologist and champion of science and technology in the Middle East, she works to create close links between science and social impact. She is also a Goodwill Ambassador for Sciences at UNESCO and a member of the UN Technological Facilitation Mechanism’s 10-Member Group.

Dr Sindi co-founded a non-profit organisation called Diagnostics For All, which creates innovative, inexpensive, point-of-care diagnostic devices for people in impoverished regions. In 2011, she launched i2, an Institute for imagination and ingenuity, to encourage innovation among young people specifically male and female scientists, technologists and engineers.

Dr Sindi is a recipient of the Clinton Global Citizen Awards for Leadership in Civil Society for her work to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship among young people in the Middle East. In 2013, she was one of the first 30 women to be appointed to the Shura Council, Saudi Arabia’s highest consultative body.

Vidhya  Alakeson

Vidhya Alakeson

Chief Executive
Power to Change

Vidhya Alakeson was appointed Chief Executive of The Power to Change in January 2015. The Power to Change is an independent charitable trust that supports and develops community businesses in England.

Ms Alakeson was formerly the Deputy Chief Executive at the Resolution Foundation, an independent think tank, and was also the mental health lead for the personal health budgets delivery programme at NHS England.

From 2006-2010, Ms Alakeson worked at the US Department of Health and Human Services in Washington DC. She previously worked at the UK Treasury and the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit.

Suzanne  Biegel

Suzanne Biegel

Chief Catalyst
Catalyst at Large

Suzanne Biegel is Founder of Catalyst at Large, which promotes the role of women in impact investing and gender lens investing. An expert and adviser on gender lens investing, she is Senior Gender Lens Investing Adviser at Wharton Social Impact Initiative at the Wharton Business School, where she co-published Project Sage, a global scan of private equity and venture capital funds with a gender lens. She is the Investment Director of the SPRING Accelerator, accelerating businesses that positively impact the lives of adolescent girls and young women in emerging markets.

Ms Biegel is a Fellow at the Aspen Institute and at Tribe Impact Capital. She serves on Advisory Councils for The BoardRoom Africa, Cornerstone Capital and a number of others, including for the Working Capital Fund, a venture fund led by Humanity United that invests in technology companies focused on ethical labour in supply chains. She founded Clearly Social Angels in the UK with ClearlySo. She is an alumna of The Wharton School and the Annenberg School of Communication at the University of Pennsylvania.

James Chen

James Chen

Founder and Managing Director, Co-Chair, Founder
Legacy Advisors, Chen Yet-Sen Family Foundation, Clearly

James Chen is the third generation and Chairman of his family’s enterprise Wahum Group Holdings. He pioneered the single-family office concept in Asia with the creation of Legacy Advisors and was an early adopter of venture philanthropy with the Chen Yet-Sen Family Foundation. The foundation’s strategic focus is on early childhood literacy, library development and education enhancement, and has supported almost 200 initiatives in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Western Africa.

As a blended value investor, Mr Chen co-founded Adlens, a variable power lens technology company. He is Founder and a Trustee of Vision for a Nation, an award-winning sight charity, working to make eye care accessible across the globe. Vision for a Nation has transformed eye care in Rwanda by building a sustainable eye care service that is accessible to all Rwandans. This year, Vision for a Nation is launching a new programme in Ghana.

Mr Chen is also the Founder of Clearly, a global campaign that aims to extend access to clear vision to 2.5 billion people by identifying the barriers to delivering access to eye glasses. He is author of “Clearly: How a 700 Year Old Invention Can Change the World Forever”.

Toby Eccles

Toby Eccles

Co-founder and Development Director
Social Finance

Toby Eccles co-founded Social Finance in 2007, a non-profit organisation that partners with government, the social sector and the financial community to find better ways of tackling social problems. Social Finance UK has sister organisations in the US and Israel, and partnerships with intermediaries in Canada, South Africa, Brazil and Portugal. As Development Director Eccles’ focus is on new initiatives for the organisation and innovation.

He led teams that developed the Social Impact Bond model, from concept to the implementation at Peterborough prison; the first local authority Social Impact Bond in Essex focused on children in care; designed the Social Outcomes Fund for the Cabinet Office, the first centrally pooled fund for Impact Bonds; catalysed Development Impact Bonds in partnership with the Center for Global Development; worked with the Inter-American Development Bank on Impact Bond strategies for Chile, Mexico and Brazil; and launched Social Finance Digital Labs, Social Finance’s new business area focused on improving services through generating insight from local government data.

From 2005, he acted as Secretariat for the Commission on Unclaimed Assets, which recommended the creation of a Social Investment Bank that became Big Society Capital. Before this, he was Director of Research at ARK, a child focused foundation. He has also worked in corporate finance at UBS Warburg and at Data Connection, a leading UK software company. He holds a BA in Maths from St Edmund Hall, Oxford.

Scott Greenhalgh

Scott Greenhalgh

Executive Chair
Bridges Evergreen Holdings

Scott Greenhalgh is Executive Chair of Bridges Evergreen Holdings, a social investment fund. His experience and current roles span the social sector and private equity investment. Mr Greenhalgh chairs a steering group set up by the Royal Foundation on behalf of the HRH the Duchess of Cambridge. The steering group focuses on early intervention and the mental health of young children and brings together academics, practitioners and charities to raise awareness of the importance of stable emotional and social foundations for young children.

He is a trustee of a number of charities and a former member of the England Committee of the Big Lottery Fund. He also chairs the investment committee of Capcellence, a German investment firm. Mr Greenhalgh has more than 20 years experience in banking and private equity spanning the UK and Germany. Previously, he was a Director of Samuel Montagu, Partner of Alchemy Partners and Managing Director of Vision Capital. He holds an MSc in evidence-based interventions from the University of Oxford.

Tom Hall

Tom Hall

Executive Director and Head of Philanthropy Services
UBS Optimus Foundation

Tom Hall is Executive Director and Head of Philanthropy Services at UBS Optimus Foundation. With more than 15 years private client experience, he has worked with over 900 families and businesses on their philanthropy and impact investing strategies. Mr Hall works to advance philanthropy so that it can not only support the arts and culture but also help address some of the world’s most pressing social and environmental problems by building partnerships with other philanthropists, academic institutions, service delivery organisations and governments around the world.

Before joining UBS, Mr Hall worked in the philanthropic sector, in the health, microfinance, education and disability sectors for non-profits and charities. He pioneered a number of innovative social investment structures in the UK, including the first charity bond and the UK’s first Social Investment Tax Relief Fund. He is a politics graduate from Exeter University and has professional qualifications in financial planning and marketing.

Anna Shiel

Anna Shiel

Head of Origination
Big Society Capital

Anna Shiel joined Big Society Capital in November 2012 as a member of the investment team. Since then she has been involved in a range of Big Society Capital’s investments and projects, with particular experience in social banks, social property funds and community investment. Following Big Society Capital’s investment into Charity Bank in March 2014, she has been a member of its board.

Ms Shiel leads Big Society Capital’s work in homes as well as in communities and place. The homes team is exploring how social investment could be used to create a more inclusive housing market that provides high quality, secure and affordable housing so people can lead better lives. With the team in communities and place, she is involved in efforts to make a difference in disadvantaged communities, looking at how social investment can be used to support business models from community energy generation to those addressing financial exclusion.

Ms Shiel was previously a Director in Merrill Lynch’s Financial Institutions Group where she advised UK banks and insurers on strategy, IPOs, mergers and acquisitions.

Laurie Spengler

Laurie Spengler

President & CEO

Laurie Spengler is President & CEO of Enclude (formerly ShoreBank International and Triodos Facet), a global advisory firm and impact investment bank dedicated to building inclusive, sustainable and prosperous local economies and serving financial institutions, business support organisations, private-sector companies, funders and investors.

Ms Spengler has more than 25 years’ experience in strategy and transaction services, specifically capital raising, M&A and private equity transactions where the purpose of the capital raised is linked to delivering positive impact. She has expertise in designing, structuring and launching investment vehicles that align different types of capital to allow operating enterprises, financial institutions and investors to generate positive social, environmental and development impact as well as financial returns.

Previously, Ms Spengler was founder and CEO of Central European Advisory Group, a regional advisory firm she sold to her management team in 2005. She worked as an attorney with the New York, Brussels and Prague offices of White & Case.

Among her board engagements, she is a member of the Executive Committee of the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs, the UK National Advisory Board on Impact Investing (part of the Global Impact Investment Steering Group established under auspices of the G8) and the CDC Group. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Ms Spengler has a JD from Harvard University and an undergraduate degree from Stanford University.

Anne Tolmunen

Anne Tolmunen

Portfolio Manager
Framlington Equities, AXA IM

Anne Tolmunen joined AXA IM in January 2007. She is the Lead Portfolio Manager on AXA IM’s Gender Lens Investing Strategy (AXA WF MiX in Perspectives Fund). Ms Tolmunen has also been a Portfolio Manager on the Global Entrepreneurs Strategy (AXA WF Framlington Talents Fund range) since September 2012. In addition, she is Lead Analyst on the Global Consumers sector within the Global Investment team.

Before taking up this position, from 2009 Ms Tolmunen was an Analyst on European Equities and US Equities. She started her career as an Inspector at Société Générale Bank in September 2002. Ms Tolmunen has a Master’s degree from ESSEC, the leading French Business School, and is a CFA charterholder.

Maya Ziswiler

Maya Ziswiler

Head of Social Finance
UBS Optimus Foundation

Maya Ziswiler is the Head of Social Finance at the UBS Optimus Foundation, a grant-making foundation dedicated to improving the lives of children worldwide. She is responsible for harnessing innovative and blended finance solutions to mobilise private capital in new and more efficient ways to maximize social impact. Ms Ziswiler spearheaded the foundation's work in this area, piloting and scaling impact bonds, testing the concept of impact loans and leveraging public private partnerships in the education and health spaces. Prior to this role, she was the foundation’s Program Director for Education.

Before joining the UBS Optimus Foundation, Ms Ziswiler worked at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, where she was responsible for managing partnerships with the private sector. Previously, she worked for Unicef in Peru, and in Procter and Gamble’s marketing in development and export markets such as Iran, Libya and Tunisia. Ms Ziswiler holds degrees from McGill University and the University of Geneva.


Chair and Moderators (3)

Andrew Jack

Andrew Jack

Global Education Editor
Financial Times

Andrew Jack has worked as a journalist for the Financial Times since 1990. He is currently the Global Education Editor, reporting and developing new projects including as editorial lead for free online FT access for schools. He previously ran the curated content team, picking the best news and analysis from the FT and the rest of the web, including FT Health. He was previously Deputy Editor of the Analysis section, Pharmaceuticals Correspondent, Moscow Bureau Chief, Paris Correspondent, Financial Correspondent, general reporter and corporate reporter. He is author of the books Inside Putin’s Russia and The French Exception, as well as numerous specialist reports, and has appeared on the BBC and other media outlets.

Pilita Clark

Pilita Clark

Columnist and Associate Editor
Financial Times

Pilita Clark is an Associate Editor and business columnist at the Financial Times. She writes a weekly column on modern corporate life, as well as features and other articles. She has worked for the FT since 2003, covering aviation and the environment, and was previously a Washington correspondent for Australian newspapers and a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.

Sarah Murray

Sarah Murray

Specialist Writer on Sustainable Development
Financial Times

Sarah Murray is a Specialist Writer on Sustainable Development and a Non-fiction author and editor. A former Financial Times journalist and long-time Financial Times contributor, she also writes for Stanford Social Innovation Review as well as for universities and foundations. Her work has appeared in publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, the Economist, The Guardian, and the South China Morning Post. She has edited two books on philanthropy and is author of two non-fiction books, Making an Exit: From the Magnificent to the Macabre, How We Dignify the Dead, and Moveable Feasts: From Ancient Rome to the 21st Century, the Incredible Journeys of the Food We Eat.

Agenda - 11th Sep

  • 8:15am
    Registration and Breakfast
  • 9:00am
    Opening Remarks
  • 9:05am
    Keynote Interview
  • 9:40am
    Panel Discussion: The SDGs and Equality

    In 2015, United Nations’ member states committed to adopting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), an ambitious set of objectives aimed at ending poverty by 2030 while promoting equality, access to education and environmental sustainability. Goal 10 aims to achieve reduced inequalities. This panel will ask how the investment community could accelerate progress towards meeting this goal. What more needs to be done so that private sector capital can be harnessed to promote global equality?

    Gayle Peterson, Associate Fellow Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

  • 10:20am
    Panel Discussion: Gender Lens Investing

    For gender lens investors, the prism through which they assess potential investments is how those businesses advance or support women and girls. And it is a type of investing that has been growing rapidly in recent years. From companies promoting women as senior executives to those providing services to women girls in developing countries, what are the opportunities for investors to promote gender equality?

    Suzanne Biegel, Founder, Catalyst At Large
    Laurie Spengler, President and CEO, Enclude
    Anne Tolmunen, Portfolio Manager, Framlington Equities, AXA IM

  • 11:00am
    Networking Break
  • 11:30am
    Investment Dialogue

    Hayat Sindi, Advisor to the President, Islamic Development Bank Group on Science, Technology and Innovation 

  • 12:00pm
    Entrepreneur Showcase

    A question often asked in the impact investing community is “Are there enough investable opportunities?” – that is, investment-ready entrepreneurs with the capacity to solve a social or environmental problem, scale it up and make returns that will be appealing to investors. This session – the first of two during the day – will showcase an entrepreneur who fit this description.

  • 12:20pm
    Panel Discussion: Building an Inclusive, Sustainable Investment Portfolio

    As specialist advisors emerge to help investors build their portfolios, they are developing funds that focus on issues ranging from global healthcare and education to environmental sustainability. What new capabilities does the asset management industry need to develop in order to respond to client demands for these types of investments? What more can be done to ensure that the investment community and asset managers understand the issues and engage with communities, scientists, governments and others to identify investments with tangible impact.

    Tom Hall, Executive Director and Head of Philanthropy Services, UBS Optimus Foundation

  • 1:00pm
  • 2:00pm
    Keynote Interview

    Nick O'Donohoe, Chief Executive, CDC

  • 2:30pm
    Panel Discussion: Financing for Global Health

    From start-ups producing new health technologies and social care services for an aging population to companies providing health services for very poor communities in emerging markets, the need for capital in the healthcare sector is vast. Could innovative finance act as a catalyst for change?

    James Chen, Founder and Managing Director, Legacy Advisors, Co-Chair, the Chen Yet-Sen Family Foundation, Founder, Clearly
    Maya Ziswiler, Head of Social Finance, UBS Optimus Foundation

  • 3:10pm
    Breakout Sessions

    Option A: Financing Energy Access
    Expanding access to energy is an essential tool in driving education, increased income levels, innovation, entrepreneurship and improved health This panel will look at how innovative finance might bring power to poor communities in developing countries.

    Option B: Addressing Hunger and Improving Food Security
    From companies improving school nutrition as a means of promoting academic performance to those tackling food waste and developing technologies for agriculture such as data-sharing networks, analytics, and farm-commerce platforms, new opportunities are available for investors who want to put their money into tools that improve nutrition and increase global food security.

    Option C: Finance for Water and Sanitation
    Across the world, millions of people lack access to safe water and sanitation. How can impact investing play a role? From microfinance services, and affordable water and sanitation products to water utilities, what investment-ready enterprises present potential investments to those wanting to deploy their for-profit capital to help improve access to safe water and sanitation? What is the potential for instruments such as “blue bonds” to invest in the water sector?

    Option D: Affordable Housing as an Investment Opportunity
    Investing in affordable housing is nothing new. In the US, for example, Community Development Finance Institutions have long offered affordable housing loans. But when it comes to impact investing, one of the gaps is in real estate investing in disadvantaged communities. This type of investment is a solid but also high-demand and potentially high-impact form of investment. What opportunities does affordable housing offer impact investors?

    Vidhya Alakeson, Chief Executive, Power to Change
    Roy Swan, Director, Missions Investments, Ford Foundation

  • 3:50pm
    Networking Break
  • 4:10pm
    Panel Discussion: Investing in Young People

    Young people are almost three times more likely to be unemployed than the rest of the population. Yet given the right resources, many believe youth can be future problem solvers, leaders and catalysts for change. With this in mind governments, investors and companies are seeking investment models such as social impact bonds and patient capital that can address issues such as reducing youth homelessness, increasing employability training and providing access to healthcare and apprenticeships. How might new sources of funding help governments and companies help this generation become more productive and resilient?

    Toby Eccles, Co-Founder and Development Director, Social Finance
    Anna Shiel, Head of Origination, Big Society Capital

  • 4:50pm
    Keynote Interview
  • 5:20pm
    Closing Remarks
  • 5:25pm
    Cocktail Reception

Who Attends?

The FT Investing for Good Europe is an exclusive invitation only event. 

Complimentary places are available to individuals who meet this criteria. If you would like to apply to attend, please complete the short application form*.

  • Private Investors or Private/Public/Corporate Donors (Principal, CEO, Director, Trustee, Board Member)
  • Social entrepreneurs
  • Pension Funds, Endowments, SWFs, Insurance and other Institutional Investors (CIO, CFO, Director of Investments, Head of Responsible Investment)
  • Development Finance Institutions and other Government Agencies Federal, State and Local policymakers and officials interested in scaling social impact solutions using investor capital Wealth Managers (Head of Philanthropic Services, Senior Philanthropic Advisor, CIO, Managing Director, Head of Investments
  • Asset Managers (Director of Responsible Investment, Director of Sustainability, CIO, Head of Investments)
  • SRI or Impact Investment Fund Managers (CEO, CIO, Senior Investment Manager, Portfolio Manager)
  • Single Family Offices (FOX, CEO, CIO)
  • Multi-Family Offices (CEO, CIO, Director of Investment Research)
  • Foundation CIOs
  • RIAs (CEO, CIO, Director of Investment Research, Head of Wealth Advisory)

*Places are strictly limited and subject to approval by the Publisher.


Why Should I Attend?

  • Leave the event understanding the potential for private capital to fill the funding gaps in solving the world’s biggest challenges
  • Hear directly from the policymakers, advisors and investment experts who are pursing new opportunities and developing innovative financing mechanisms at the intersection of philanthropy and investment
  • Meet dynamic leaders from foundations, institutional and individual investors, investment professionals and advisors, fund managers, development finance institutions and policymakers.
  • Learn about the latest financing tools that are available to investors who want to achieve social and environmental impact as well as financial returns.
  • Learn about cutting-edge forms of financing that are currently being developed or experimented with to address global challenges
  • Find out how to take the next steps in developing or offering financial products investors who want to use their investment funds to tackle global challenges.

Platinum Sponsor (1)

The UBS Optimus Foundation makes UBS unique in the financial industry. Because only UBS has a foundation that is staffed by experts in philanthropy and has a client offering designed to deliver measurable, long-term benefits to the world's most vulnerable children.

At the Foundation, we recognize that our clients want to use their wealth for good and to catalyze positive social change. By connecting them with outstanding programs who share that vision, we help them achieve their philanthropic goals.

We take the business-minded approach to philanthropy you'd expect from UBS. Our global coverage, proven expertise and knowledge enable us to transform good ideas into great projects to improve children's lives in the areas of health, education and child protection. We know that even the best concepts need the right guidance, and we never assume a project will work just because it seems like the obvious solution. And UBS is so confident about those projects we select that it co-funds them. This maximizes our projects' reach and ensures they make a sustainable and significant impact. Best of all, we guarantee that 100% of all donations go to projects that benefit children, because UBS covers all our costs.

Silver Sponsor (2)

Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 700 investment professionals in 25 offices worldwide and managing more than EUR 500 billion in assets for individuals, families and institutions.

Active is the most important word in our vocabulary. Active is how we create and share value with clients. We believe in solving, not selling, and in adding value beyond pure economic gain. We invest for the long term, employing our innovative investment expertise and global resources. Our goal is to ensure a superior experience for our clients, wherever they are based and whatever their investment needs.

AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) is an active, long-term, global multi-asset investor. We work with clients today to provide the solutions they need to help build a better tomorrow for their investments, while creating a positive change for the world in which we all live. With approximately €746 billion in assets under management as at end of December 2017, AXA IM employs over 2,390 employees around the world and operates out of 30 offices across 21 countries. AXA IM is part of the AXA Group, a world leader in financial protection and wealth management.

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Supporting Partner (1)

The European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA) is a lively network of organisations sharing the same vision and a common goal: creating positive social impact through venture philanthropy and social investment (VP/SI). Its mission is to enable VP/SI organisations to maximise social impact through increased resources, collaboration and expertise. Currently, EVPA has over 250 members, mainly based in Europe, showing the sector is rapidly evolving across borders. Its membership covers a full range of venture philanthropy and social investment activities including venture philanthropy funds, social investors, grant-making foundations, impact investing funds, private equity firms, professional service firms, philanthropy advisers, banks and business schools.


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