IIG
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.

The Founding Group

Jason Mitchell

Jason Mitchell

Man Group

Jason Mitchell is Head of Responsible Investment Research at Man Group and co-chairs Man Group’s Stewardship and Active Ownership Committee. He has held this position since July 2018.

Christina Caljé

Christina Caljé

Entrepreneur & Angel Investor

Is a Goldman Sachs Executive Director turned (exited) startup founder and investor. A seasoned entrepreneur in the finance and technology sectors, Christina has launched and scaled businesses across New York, London and Amsterdam.

Axel Elmqvist

Axel Elmqvist

Verdane

Axel is responsible for building a centre of excellence around sustainable growth and strengthening Verdane’s existing sustainability proposition as a core value creator across Verdane: in the investment process, the ecosystem of companies, and internally.

Stephen Smith

Stephen 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 markets function, including overseeing 150 IPOs. He is now IIG Chair and Global Head Carbon & Forestry at BwB.

Vuk Srdanovic

Vuk Srdanovic

Triodos Investment Management

Vuk is Investor Relations Manager in the Nordics for Triodos Investment Management the globally active impact investor and subsidiary of Triodos Bank, prior to this Vuk has worked at several high-profile international asset management firms.

Harry Wain

Harry Wain

IIG Lead

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

We encourage you to get in touch to find out more about the IIG through any of the below contact emails.