7.00 GIIN Investors’ Council Breakfast (GIIN Investors’ Council Members only – RSVP required)
Narina Mnatsakanian, Head of Investor Relations & ESG and Impact Advisor, Sarona Asset Management
Marc Diaz, Managing Director, NatureVest
Uli Grabenwarter, Deputy Director, Equity Investments, European Investment Fund
Piet Klop, Senior Advisor, Responsible Investment, PGGM Investment
Lorenzo Nogales, Managing Director, Global Environment Fund
Grete Faremo, Under-Secretary General, United Nations, Executive Director, UNOPS
Weyinmi Popo, Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
John Balbach, Program Officer, MacArthur Foundation
Lisa Hall, Managing Director of Impact Investing, Anthos Asset Management
Jasper Snoek, CFO, DOEN Foundation
Erik Wallsten, Managing Partner, New Ventures
11.05 Mobilising More competition winner announcement and prize giving
Focus group 1
Topic: Supporting Indian economic growth
Description: With one of the world’s fastest growing economies, this session will explore how impact investing can help sustainable development in India and in solving societal challenges.
Amit Bhatia, CEO, Impact Investors Council, India
Vishal Mehta, Co-Founder and Partner, Lok Capital
Jinesh Shah, Founding Partner, Omnivore Partners
Preeti Sinha, Senior President & Global Convenor, YES Bank
Focus group 2
Topic: Overcoming the barriers to scale in Sub-Saharan Africa
Description: Though now mostly peaceful and increasingly democratic, challenges with deploying capital at scale exist in abundance. This session will explore how the investment landscape is changing and asks what needs to be done to stimulate further investment and what can be done to stimulate more managers in emerging economies?
Eline Blaauboer, Chair, EAVCA
Sara Taylor, Director, CDC Group
Luca Torre, Co-founder and Co-CEO, GAWA Capital
Laure Wessemius-Chibrac, Managing Director, Cordaid Investment Management
Focus group 3
Topic: Social impact in developed economies
Description: How can impact investment ecosystem help improve societies in the western world; including challenges around employment, education and aging. How have social impact bonds evolved as a tool?
Kate Bingham, Managing Partner, Dementia Discovery Fund
Simon Chisholm, Investment Director, Resonance
Cliff Prior, Chief Executive Officer, Big Society Capital
Karen Wilson, Statistics and Development Finance , OECD
11.30 – 14:00
GIIN Holdco Working Group Meeting
(GIIN Members only – RSVP required)
Description: Test holdco straw models with an investor panel to understand investor preferences for open-ended structures and key design parameters – in particular, liquidity.
Delilah Rothenberg, Pegasus Capital Advisors
Saurabh Narain, NCIF
Liesbet Peeters, D. Capital Partners
Jason Scott, Encourage Capital
Steven van Weede, Enclude
Anthos Asset Management, AXA Investment Managers, Blue Haven Initiative, Calvert Foundation, CDC, Christian Super, Deutsche Bank, DOEN Foundation, EIB, FMO, Ford Foundation, Kresge Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, MN, Omidyar Network, OPIC, TIAA Global Asset Management,
Treehouse Investments, LLC
• What were the drivers for moving into impact investing?
• How the integrity of impact investing is being maintained
• How are relationships with investors in traditional alternatives best leveraged?
• What is the current stage and what are the long term goals for the firm?
Andrew M. Snow, Managing Director and Director of Multi-Asset Product Management, Wellington Management
• How demand is developing and how the impact community can support this
• Defining the mass market: HNW vs consumer and how solutions can differ
• What are the regulatory barriers: are we moving in the right direction?
• Technological challenges: what innovation is needed?
Henry Gonzalez, Head of Research & Advisory, responsAbility Investments AG
Yvonne Bakkum, Director, FMO Investment Management
Alexis Crusey, Investor Relations Officer, LeapFrog Investments
Richard Greenberg, Managing Director, OPIC
Diane Griffioen, Director, ASN Bank