Join us 22nd - 24th September 2021
Register today to benefit from the Early Bird discount
Until a few years ago, green and sustainable investment was considered idealistic - but unrealistic. Today, there are many impressive cases that showcase how impact finance can achieve the holy grail: a positive social and environmental impact, as well as a solid financial return.
Impact investing has gained a lot of traction in recent years: be part of the Trend!
The FS Impact Investing programme will equip you with in-depth skills about different investment strategies, outcome appraisal techniques and teach you the art of “deal-making”. During the three-day training, you will learn how to make a deal and analyse these deal as well as get an idea of investments in various markets. You will learn how to build partnerships across the private, public, civil society and philanthropic sectors, and develop appropriate organisational infrastructures and culture.
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Solid understanding of the complexity of the impact finance context. By the end of the programme, you should be able to develop and implement effective investment strategies to channel and/or obtain impact.
Participants from public development finance institutions including national and sub-sovereign levels, regional and national development agencies/banks and financial intermediaries.
2.580 € (without accommodation)
is an experienced international speaker, a Board member of the Bean There Coffee Company (South Africa), Send a Cow (a UK charity promoting rural livelihoods in Africa) and the Hugh Pilkington Charitable Trust. This is a UK charity which, with the Windle Trust, runs schools and gives scholarships to African tertiary students. As CEO of the Summit Development Group, Peter works with impact investors and financial institutions in sub-Saharan Africa. Peter is the Senior Advisor on the Cambridge Education-managed DEEPEN programme in Lagos where 70 per cent of children are educated by low-cost schools. He is also co-lead of the Affordable Education Finance with Capital Plus Exchange of Chicago, USA. Peter’s research interests are impact investing, African development, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and low-cost education in Africa. Peter's DPhil research at Oxford is looking at the role of impact investing in financing non-state, low-cost early years' and primary schools in Africa. Peter has over 25 years of commercial experience in the UK and he has worked for the Enterprise Banking Group (Botswana), BancABC (Botswana), CDC, Africa Trading (South Africa), BhS plc and Mazars.