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Impact Investor Group

What is the IIG?


The Impact Investor Group is a group of experienced investors in the impact investing sector working together to find solutions to challenges, create and explore new opportunities, and share their extensive knowledge. The founding group of the IIG meets quarterly with a cohort of varied investors from different backgrounds ranging across the investment lifecycle from angel investment to institutional. 


Why does the IIG exist?


BwB has built a reputation from working with governments, institutions, cities and foundations to provide advisory, corporate finance and research services applying financial concepts and structuring expertise to align them with the investment needs of capital markets. This group is the next step in making BwB’s work more practical and meaningful, to take our projects beyond their inception and design. BwB's mission is to help make a difference in the impact investing universe and the wider financial system.

We encourage you to get in touch to find out more about the IIG through the email below.

The Founding Group

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Harry Wain

IIG Lead

Harry is supporting Steve in the development of the IIG and moderating its quarterly meetings.

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Vuk Srdanovic

Entrepreneur & Angel Investor

Vuk spent eight years building the international business of Kempen Capital Management, expanding their business with institutional

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Rishi Madlani

Ward Councillor

Rishi has worked in Climate and Sustainability for 14 years, primarily in financial services.

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Steve Smith

IIG Chair

Steve worked at Morgan Stanley for 28 years in European and then Global equity sales and in that time worked closely with capital 

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Axel Elmqvist


He brings deep expertise in the opportunities and risks presented by the climate transition and the Circular Economy, and comes 


Philip Mitchell


Philip works as Senior Sustainability Advisor at Formue, one of Scandinavia’s largest independent wealth managers.


Christina Caljé

Entrepreneur & Angel Investor

Her hands-on approach has garnered Christina an esteemed reputation in the European startup scene


Jason Mitchell

Man Group

Jason worked at Man GLG from 2004 to 2008 as a portfolio manager. Between 2008 to 2010, he advised the UK government on

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