About Us

 

ImpactA Global has a core team of seasoned professionals with extensive experience in Emerging Markets structured finance, covering complex credit origination, structuring, execution, portfolio and risk management. This is complemented by a deep global network that will give ImpactA Global unrivalled access to an attractive pipeline of sustainable infrastructure transactions.

 

The firm has established a strategic partnership with Legal & General Capital (LGC). This is to support the growth of ImpactA Global through a significant minority stake, as well as investing in its strategy to deploy capital into sustainable infrastructure projects in Emerging Markets.

 

Board TeamAdvisors

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The Board

Isabella da Costa Mendes

 

Isabella da Costa Mendes

Founding partner and co-CEO

 

30 years of Emerging Markets legal and structuring experience, including Linklaters, Morgan Stanley and

11 years at J.P. Morgan.

Full Bio

 

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victoria miles

 

Victoria Miles

Founding partner, co-CEO and CIO

 

30 years of Emerging Markets research, investing and infrastructure advisory, including over 20 years

at J.P. Morgan.

Full Bio

 

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susan ward

 

Susan Ward

Partner, CRO and COO

 

30 years of investment banking, risk management, wealth management and impact experience, including UBS

and 22 years at J.P. Morgan.

Full Bio

 

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Roderic Norman

 

Roderic Norman

Chair

 

Roderic has almost 30 years of experience raising and deploying capital across emerging markets,

covering investment banking, asset management and development finance. Previously a Senior Banker at J.P. Morgan, he also worked at the Millennium Challenge Corporation and the African Development Bank.

Hannah

 

Hannah Gore-Randall

Non-Executive director

 

Hannah is a member of the Legal & General Capital (LGC) leadership team, with responsibility for leading LGC’s investments in alternative asset managers and managing the GP stake investing program.

Chris

 

Chris Jewel-Clark

Non – Executive director

 

Chris heads up the Corporate Finance function, in his capacity as part of the senior leadership group at LGC. Through his role, Chris leads major strategic M&A projects, and the curation and optimization of our alternative investment portfolio. 

The Team

Isabella da Costa Mendes

 

Isabella da Costa Mendes

Founding partner and co-CEO

 

30 years of Emerging Markets legal and structuring experience, including Linklaters, Morgan Stanley and 11 years at J.P. Morgan.

Full Bio

 

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victoria miles

 

Victoria Miles

Founding partner, co-CEO and CIO

 

30 years of Emerging Markets research, investing and infrastructure advisory, including over 20 years at J.P. Morgan.

Full Bio

 

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susan ward

 

Susan Ward

Partner, CRO and COO

 

30 years of investment banking, risk management, wealth management and impact experience, including UBS and

22 years at J.P. Morgan.

Full Bio

 

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Audrey Caulliez-Louis

 

Audrey Caulliez - Louis

Partner and Impact Advisory Chair

 

20 years of structured finance (project finance, ECA, DFI and sustainable finance) experience, including with MUFG and Mizuho.

Full Bio

 

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Antonio Garate

 

Antonio Garate

Head of Asset Management

 

Over 14 years of experience in investment management across infrastructure, project finance and real assets, with roles held at Allianz Global Investors, Pension Insurance Corporate and Fitch Ratings.

Full Bio

 

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Matheus

 

Matheus Chodin

Associate

 

3 years of experience in Emerging Markets debt as well as infrastructure and project finance, including 2 years at Bank of America.

Full Bio

 

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Jonathon

 

Jonathan Midgley

Senior Associate

 

4 years of investment and investment advisory experience across the infrastructure and real assets sectors, including with Ernst & Young and

Astarte Capital Partners.

Full Bio

 

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Clodagh Bourke

 

Clodagh Bourke

Head of Fundraising

 

Over 17 years private markets experience, focusing on fundraising, product structuring, marketing, and

client management.

Full Bio

 

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Lindsey Bass

 

Lindsey Bass

Distribution Strategy

 

20 years of investment industry experience with a focus on client management, capital raising and marketing, including 8 years at Legal & General Investment Management.

Full Bio

 

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Adam Muckle

 

Adam Muckle

Credit Rating & Risk Analyst (Interim)

 

Over 16 years of credit ratings and finance experience across infrastructure, project finance, public finance, and real assets. He is on secondment from Legal & General Investment Management.

Full Bio

 

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Karen Fraser

 

Karen Fraser

Head of Operations

 

Over 25 years in Investment Management engaged in consultancy, operations, business integration and outsourced solutions.

Full Bio

 

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George Lok

 

George Lok

Finance Director

 

With 14 years of expertise encompassing financial, operational, regulatory, and corporate governance functions, the majority held in Investment Management, notably at Zetland Capital Partners.

Full Bio

 

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Nicole Wilks

 

Nicole Wilks

Office Manager / Team Assistant

 

Over 7 years of experience in administrative roles, office management and team assistantance, notably at

Ares Management.

Full Bio

 

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Independent Members of the Investment Commitee


Gregory

 

Gregory Saichin

 

Over 30 years of experience as a global investor in Global Emerging Markets and Global Credit.

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Jessica Jacob

 

Laurence Monnier 

 

A career in banks, rating agencies and investment spanning three decades, working across multiple geographies.

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The Advisory Council

Anne Louise Burnett

 

Anne Louise Burnett

Fintech

and Investor Relations

 

Center for Financial Technology, Imperial College Business school, J.P. Morgan Emerging Markets FX.

 

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Ali Faramawy

 

Ali Faramawy

Digital Infrastructure

and Technology

 

Senior technology executive, VP Microsoft.

 

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Jessica Jacob

 

Jessica Jacob

Investment in Climate-Related Projects

 

 

CEO at Sureco, UNEP, IFAD and Green Climate Fund.

 

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Andrew

 

Andrew Edmondson

Investment

Management

 

MD, Portfolio Manager Ashmore Investment Management, L&G JPMorgan Leveraged Finance.

Pedro Mateus Das Neves

 

Pedro Mateus Das Neves

Infrastructure

and Sustainability

 

CEO of Global Solutions 4U, Advisor to UNECE on Sustainable Development.

 

 

 

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Umida Umarbekova

 

Umida Umarbekova

Origination in

Frontier Jurisdictions

 

25 years of experience in Emerging Markets research and private banking, investor relations and marketing, including 8 years at J.P. Morgan.

 

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Charlotte ward

 

Charlotte Ward

Risk Management

in the Impact Space

 

Global Head of Operations at Unilever Climate & Nature Fund, MD Global Innovation Fund, 20 years in emerging markets impact investment and corporate venture philanthropy. 

 

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Clarine Stenfert

 

Clarine Stenfert

Multilateral Investment

Guarantee Agency

 

Global Head of Trade at MIGA (Worldbank), 30 years in Emerging Markets structured finance, including 7 years at  J.P. Morgan.

 

 

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