Digital strategies for connecting Impact Ecosystems & Innovative Financial Services

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 From 08:00 to 09:30 (CET) Forum Genève - Akashi
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How can organizations implement digital strategies for connecting impact ecosystems with financial services to overcome barriers preventing sustainable deal flow and investments? From building communities of entrepreneurs & investors, creating marketplaces for compliant, efficient, transparent distribution of investment opportunities, to closing transactions using innovative structuring solutions, we’ll discuss and ideate!


Andy Holroyd

General Counsel, Head of Funding - Beyond Animal

Funding by Beyond Animal is for plant-based, alternative protein, ethical and sustainable deals. The digital platform connects qualified investors with fundraising entrepreneurs, providing secure due diligence and transaction management.

Alessandra Ricagno

Managing Partner, Head of Structuring Services - Blue Wave Innovation Capital

Client-focused sustainable and impact investing expert. 20+ years in wealth management at JPM and Lombard Odier, expertise in digital, regulatory and operational change, business development. MBA in Sustainability Management, SUMAS.

Damian Payiatakis

Head of Sustainable & Impact Investing - Barclays

Leading the launch of Impact Investing business for clients to invest to protect and grow their capital while making a positive contribution to our world. Sponsor of Impact Agora.

Kathleen O'Leary

Head of Client Solutions, Swiss Market - Delio

Passionate about leveraging technology and services for disruptive industry transformation, Katie joined Delio in 2019 to lead their expansion into Switzerland's wealth management market by offering digital private market solutions.

Adrian Dellecker

Head of Strategy & Development - Luc Hoffman Institute

Passionate promoter of sustainable future. Years of experience with LHI and WWF pushing the innovative fringes of the environmental sector; large number of philanthropic initiatives to challenge the status quo.