Anny holds a double Msc in Finance, Financial Engineering & Risk Management at Bocconi University in Milan and Imperial College Business School in London. She worked previously at Citigroup Hong Kong as Pan-Asia Equity Sales & Corporate Access analyst and International Refugees Tokyo as fundraising strategy volunteer. Currently she is involved in acceleration process of clean energy and social retail startups and the seed funding launch strategy.
Felix obtained a double MSc in International Management and Sustainable Business and is currently a Marie Curie Research Fellow at the Graduate School of Business researching leader’s roles in the emergence of Shared Values. Felix is part of the Health Tech Accelerator Programme where he drives the curriculum and programme development to scale high potential enterprises.
Hannah was awarded a Masters of Science in Nonprofit Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, and is currently broadening her understanding of the social impact spectrum by entering the Corporate Social Responsibility space in New York City. Originally from Washington, DC, she studied Political Science as an undergraduate and recently worked with the United Nations Foundation’s political advocacy efforts.
Jo has 10 years experience in the environment and development sectors, working in Africa and Europe in social policy, strategy and finance. At Impact Amplifier, Jo co-ordinated the Green Pioneer Accelerator programme which aimed to help 12 impact entrepreneurs to secure investment. She read an M.A in Biological Sciences at Cambridge University (UK), and worked as a Sustainability Consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Manuel Rosas Vázquez
Manuel graduated with a BSc. In International Relations at BUAP, Mexico. Currently he is reading an Msc. in Public Policy with a Diploma in International Affairs and International Political Economy at the Willy Brandt School of Governance in Germany. Manuel’s current role at Impact Amplifier is researching potential grant funding for smallholder farmers to support a sustainable agricultural supply chain project in Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi.
Omar is currently undergoing an Msc. in Management Engineering with Diploma in Sustainable Operations and Social Innovation at Politecnico di Milano, Italy. As part of Impact Amplifiers advisory services, Omar’s role is to design and develop a mobile agriculture solution to support ethical supply chains.
Salma is pursuing a Masters in Sustainable Development in Egypt, which allows her to understand the innovations required to facilitate impact investing. Joining Impact Amplifier has been an eye-opening experience for Salma on both impact investment and the African continent.
Tessa obtained a Bachelors of Business Administration (BBA) in Cape Town and following that, she worked for a year in communications, with environmental or social impact business clients. She studied further and graduated with a PG Dip (cum laude) in Sustainable Development from Stellenbosch University.
- “My experience with Impact Amplifier was simply unparalleled, and I am certain that I’ll refer to my time here for the rest of my career. This firm sees opportunity where others would see an obstacle, and works towards mastery where many would be intimidated. The African continent presents a complex set of problems to practitioners of social impact, but this close-knit team works towards efficiently and effectively solving them. Was such an honor to be a part of this work!”
– Hannah Greene, 2016
- “Working for Impact Amplifier has been one of the most exciting experiences I have undertaken. The wide range of services and solutions offered for both bootstrapped and more advanced social ventures makes for a challenging, motivating and inspiring environment. I highly valued the opportunity of joining a team with great expertise and diverse experience who were always on hand to help with anything needed. A great experience to learn about the social entrepreneurship ecosystem in Africa and to immerse yourself in the wonderful, vibrant, dynamic city that is Cape Town. For sure, a unique and challenging life experience. One I’ll never forget!”
– Omar Antonio, 2016
- “Impact Amplifier has helped me gain valuable work experience and industry specific knowledge, which, I know, has given me a huge head-start in my career. In business; experience often trumps the books!”
– Tessa Brock, 2016