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Gayle Peterson

Director, Oxford Impact Investing and Social Finance programmes, Said Business School

Biography

Gayle Peterson is Senior Managing Director at pfc Social Impact Advisors, and Associate Fellow at Saïd Business School (SBS), University of Oxford. Gayle has an MA in Social Policy from the University of Chicago, and an MSc from Oxford University and HEC Paris School of Management. Gayle has more than 20 years of experience in philanthropy and international development. She directs the highly successful Oxford Impact Investing Programme and the new Oxford Social Finance Programme. She is co-founder of Women Transforming Leadership and Women Leading Change programmes at SBS. Her research focuses on Deliberate Leadership when confronting complex problems. She has taught leadership and social investing in China, Africa, India, North America, and Europe. Her research will be published by Stanford University Press in a book titled "Good, Evil, Wicked: The Art, Science, and Business of Giving."

Regional Focus

Central America, Central and Southern Asia, Eastern and Southern Africa, Eastern Asia, Europe, North America, South America, Southeast Asia