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Thursday, March 30, 2006

Innovations In Social Investing Across The Finance Spectrum 3. Debt And Guarantees

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Session Description

Drill down on the issues relating to the area which interests you most, with pioneering institutions in their field. Participants will share their key insights and ask you to debate the priorities moving forward. Participants will share their key insights and ask you to debate the priorities moving forward.

When | Where

11:15 - 12:30 Thursday, March 30

Session leaders

  • Louis Boorstin Speaker
    Managing Director, Osprey Foundation
    Louis is Managing Director of the Osprey Foundation, where he leads programs on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and sustainable energy. In addition to managing a portfolio of grants and impact investments, Louis works to advance these sectors through wide-scale systems change. From 2005-2013, Louis founded and led the WASH program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, building a portfolio of more than US$ 400 million, assembling a cross-disciplinary team, and focusing the program on non-piped sanitation. Prior to that, he worked for 15 years at the International Finance Corporation of the World Bank Group, where he led the environmental finance team from 1997 to 2004. In that capacity, he helped pioneer the impact investing field by building a portfolio of over 30 ventures, ranging from solar power to clean drinking water, totaling US$ 250 million. Louis currently sits on the boards of IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre, the RICE Institute and Sanergy and serves as a senior adviser to several other social ventures and non-profits. He holds a BA in economics from Yale University and an MBA and MA (Development Economics) from Stanford University.
  • Malcolm Hayday Speaker
    Chief Executive , The Charity Bank Limited
    Malcolm Hayday, FRSA, is the Chief Executive of The Charity Bank Limited, the UK’s first general charity to be authorised as a bank.   He was previously the Director of Community Finance at CAF (Charities Aid Foundation) and Director of CAF’s social investment loan fund, Investors in Society. He is in his second term (1996-2002) (2004-) as a Board Member of INAISE, the International Association of Investors in the Social Economy, having been its President, 1997-2001. Since 2000 he has also been a Trustee of The Big Issue Foundation and was elected its Chairman in 2003. From 2002 to 2003 he was a founding Board member of the Community Development Finance Association (CDFA). He is a member of the Advisory Group of global foundation leaders to the World Economic Forum.  Malcolm is also a member of the International Advisory Committee of NESsT, the non profit enterprise and self-sustainability team, and the Advisory Group for NCVO’s Sustainable Funding Project. He is the Accountable Officer to the Home Office for the Futurebuilders Fund.  He is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts. He graduated from Exeter University in 1972 with a BA Hons. in Economics. He joined CAF in 1993 to establish the loans service for charities. He has written a number of papers on the social economy and social investment.
  • Philip Angier Speaker
    Moderator, Shared Interest Society Limited
    Philip Angier is Moderator of Shared Interest Society Limited, the leading provider of finance for fair trade –  After an early career in banking in the City of London, Philip joined the fair trade organisation Traidcraft as Finance Director in 1987. He later became Chief Executive. An eventful period under Philip’s leadership saw Traidcraft take a leading role in the launch of Shared Interest, Cafedirect, and the FairTrade Mark and the beginning of Traidcraft’s pioneering role in social accounting in the UK. In 2001 Philip left Traidcraft to found Angier Griffin, an independent social economy consultancy in the North East of England. Angier Griffin has built an extensive client portfolio of clients in the public sector, social enterprise sector and voluntary and community sector - Philip is Chair of the Advisory Board of CapitaliSE, former Chair of Just Pensions, and a visiting fellow at Northumbria University where he heads the Valuing the Difference project.   He is a business coach and mentor and a director of a number of North East social enterprises.