PARTNERS

Lisbeth Stausholm Zacho, founder/CEO Nordic Impact Funds

LISBETH STAUSHOLM ZACHO
FOUNDER/CEO

10 years experience in international development from IMF, WB and NGO.
10 years financial experience from the Danish Central Bank.
Experience in health, education and development programs.
Expertise in anticorruption, compliance, risk and financial management.

Humphrey Wattanga Partner/CIO Nordic Impact Funds

HUMPHREY WATTANGA
PARTNER/CIO

15 years experience in structuring private equity and impact investment deals in East Africa.
Expert in innovative social finance and public private partnerships.
Structured social impact bond on early childhood education.
Lead advisor in the development of a pioneering government retail bond mobile platform.
BSc Harvard, MBA Wharton, MSc Economics, MBA.

 

ADVISORS

Rikke Schiøtt Petersen, Legal advisor

RIKKE SCHIØTT PETERSEN
LEGAL ADVISOR

Expert in capital markets, M&A, IPOs, corporate law and mutual funds.
Partner at Gorrissen Federspiel.
Member of the Committee for Good Corporate Governance.
Council member of European Forum, IBA.

Duncan Onyango, Director of acumen in East Africa

DUNCAN ONYANGO
DIRECTOR OF ACUMEN EAST AFRICA
– A PIONEER IN SOCIAL IMPACT INVESTMENT

Board member of Trademark East Africa and the East Africa Venture Capital Association.
Previous Group Chief Finance Officer of Rift Valley Railways.
Council member of European Forum, IBA.

CARSTEN BJERG
EXPERIENCED BUSINESS LEADER AND BOARD MEMBER 

Former CEO of Grundfos
Board member in a number of large engineering companies
Strong commercial expertise in scaling and adding value to companies

Henrik Mancke, Expert in philantropy and impact measurements

HENRIK MANCKE
EXPERT IN PHILANTHROPY AND IMPACT MEASUREMENT

Head of Analysis at Realdania.
Member of the global advisory board of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

PARTNERS

Lisbeth Stausholm Zacho, founder/CEO Nordic Impact Funds

LISBETH STAUSHOLM ZACHO
FOUNDER/CEO

10 years experience in international development from IMF, WB and NGO.
10 years financial experience from the Danish central bank.
Experience in health, education and development programs.
Expertise in anticorruption, compliance, risk and financial management.

Humphrey Wattanga Partner/CIO Nordic Impact Funds

HUMPHREY WATTANGA
PARTNER/CIO

15 years experience in structuring private equity and impact investment deals in East Africa.
Expert in innovative social finance and public private partnership.s
Structured social impact bond on early childhood education.
Lead advisor in the development of a pioneering government retail bond mobile platform.
BSc Harvard, MBA Wharton.
MSc Economics, MBA.

ADVISORS

Rikke Schiøtt Petersen, Legal advisor

RIKKE SCHIØTT PETERSEN
LEGAL ADVISOR

Expert in capital markets, M&A, IPOs, corporate law and mutual funds.
Partner at Gorrissen Federspiel.
Member of the Committee for Good Corporate Governance.
Council member of European Forum, IBA.

Duncan Onyango, Director of acumen in East Africa

DUNCAN ONYANGO
DIRECTOR OF ACUMEN EAST AFRICA – A PIONEER IN SOCIAL IMPACT INVESTMENT

Board member of Trademark East Africa and the East Africa Venture Capital Association.
Previous Group Chief Finance Officer of Rift Valley Railways.
Council member of European Forum, IBA.

Henrik Mancke, Expert in philantropy and impact measurements

HENRIK MANCKE
EXPERT IN PHILANTHROPY AND IMPACT MEASUREMENT

Head of Analysis at Realdania.
Member of the global advisory board of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

CARSTEN BJERG
EXPERIENCED BUSINESS LEADER AND BOARD MEMBER 

Former CEO of Grundfos
Board member in a number of large engineering companies
Strong commercial expertise in scaling and adding value to companies