Future events

 
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Welcome to the King's Impact Investing Society's first event of the year where we will be introducing our society and committee. We will talk about what impact investing is, what type of events and activities we hold as a society, and how you can get involved. We are super excited to meet everyone!

After the events members can socialise together online to get to know each other more.

When?
6:30 PM, 30/09/2020

Where?
Online at: shorturl.at/cehtF

What platform?
Microsoft Teams

Tickets at:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/122375148363

Past events

 

Join us for our first panel discussion of the year - with Ms. Rossella Rubini and Mr. Ademola Tosoye! Ms. Rosella Rubini works in Global Corporate Banking at JP Morgan and volunteers her time as a LendWithCare ambassador. Mr. Ademola Tosoye is the Executive Director of the Microfinance Association.

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in finance and impact investing. Both experts will lead a panel discussion on the impact of microfinance and share tips on how microfinance can make an impact for entrepreneurs in the developing work. It will then be followed by a Q&A and networking session.

 

Lendwithcare
Is a microfinance lending website from the development charity CARE International UK. It helps individuals and groups to make small loans to entrepreneurs in developing countries, and help them work their way out of poverty.

Microfinance Association
A professional membership organisation with an global presence, supporting local microfinance networks and offering training in microfinance.

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We are pleased to announce that Zoe Peden, the Investment Manager of Ananda Capital will be joining us for a talk on impact venture capital. She will be covering topics ranging from factors taken into account when evaluating early-stage ventures to careers in impact investing. Following the talk, there will be a Q&A and a networking session.

Speaker Profile
In addition to her role in Ananda, Zoe is on the investment committee of the social accelerator Thrive, and a Visiting Lecturer at Class Business School. Her entrepreneurial activities have seen her win renowned awards such as the Elle Magazine UK Female Social Entrepreneur of the Year, Finalist Global Mobile Awards, BAA Female led investment of the Year, BT Connected Society Award, Big Venture Challenge Winner.

This workshop focuses on the due diligence process of selecting impact investments. The workshop will teach you how to evaluate investments and differentiate between various investment opportunities.


About the speaker:
Paolo is an impact investor dedicated to generating positive social and environmental impact by dedicating 100% of his portfolio to investments that create a cleaner and fairer world.

He graduated with a Master in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), where he led the Business & Government student council. Both at HKS and at the International Labor Organization (ILO) in Geneva, Paolo conducted research on policy and FinTech solutions to improve access to finance for rural SMEs in developing countries. Prior to graduate school, Paolo worked as bond trader for Goldman Sachs in London, as CFO for Doctors Without Borders in Haiti, and as corporate sustainability and business and human rights consultant for Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) in Hong Kong.

Paolo is a founding member of the Synergy Social Ventures Future Funders investment group, providing venture philanthropy capital to social enterprises across Southeast Asia. He is also a founding sponsor of the Centre for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth at the University of Zurich, as well as a member of the 100% Network at Toniic.

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The committee is incredibly excited to meet everyone at our first event this year!


We will be introducing you to the field of impact investing and the activities of our society.


Following our session we will convene for a social.

If you are curious about fintechs and passionate about wanting to make a change in the world then this is the event for you! King's Impact Investing Society will be hosting a panel discussion consisting of fintech professionals to talk about how impact can be delivered through fintechs and other ways that impact investing and fintechs could collaborate.

Impact Investing is the world's solution to the question: 
Making profit or making change? Impact Investing is investing with financial return to make a positive change in the world with regards to three pillars: environmental, social and governance. Join us for what will surely be a riveting discussion regarding two of the hottest topics in the financial world at the moment!

Speakers include:
Amaka Ezike: Finance Consultant at Curve

Henry George, Head of Technology at StepEx

 

If you are curious about fintechs and passionate about wanting to make a change in the world then this is the event for you! King's Impact Investing Society will be hosting a panel discussion consisting of fintech professionals to talk about how impact can be delivered through fintechs and other ways that impact investing and fintechs could collaborate.

Impact Investing is the world's solution to the question: 
Making profit or making change? Impact Investing is investing with financial return to make a positive change in the world with regards to three pillars: environmental, social and governance. Join us for what will surely be a riveting discussion regarding two of the hottest topics in the financial world at the moment!

Speakers include:
Ieva Kazakeviciute, PR and Community Manager at Revolut

Shefali Roy, COOand CCO at TrueLayer
James McManus Head of ETF Research at Nutmeg

 

 

All About Impact Investing

 

Guest speakers:


-Ben Botes, Chief Operating Officer of Seedslife Caban Impact Fund
-Tom McGillycuddy, Co-Founder of tickr
-Jim Totty, Managing Partner, Earth Capital
Amy Clarke, Co- Founder, Tribe Impact Capital
-Julia Dreblow, Founding Director, sriServices
Steven Fawkes, Founder and Managing Partner at EnergyPro
Thomas Schafbauer, Business Development Director, Arabesque
Rick Lord, Manager, ESG Analytics and Client Delivery, Trucost
World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBSCD)

 

 

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