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Making your money work for your mission

Date: 02 December 2021 at 10:00 pm Presenter: Pro Bono Australia Location: Online Live Tickets: $40 (in AUD) Materials Price: $0 (in AUD)

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Do you want to know more about impact investing and how your organisation could be getting involved?

Confused about what opportunities there are for your not-for-profit in the world of impact investing?

Have questions about where to start with impact investing or want to broaden your foundational knowledge?

If you answered yes to any of these questions then this masterclass is for you!

Join Paul Ramsay Foundation for an informative session on impact investing. Experts Abhilash Mudaliar and Emilie Ottervanger will take you through the fundamentals of making impact through investing, as well as the current state of the impact investing ecosystem in Australia and globally, and how it’s evolving.

They will share Paul Ramsay Foundation’s work on impact investing and practical ideas on how not-for-profits can engage in impact investing through social finance loans or Social Impact Bonds. You don’t need to be an expert to get started! Abhilash and Emilie will teach you the fundamental building blocks so your organisation can start making an impact with your money.


This webinar is being kindly sponsored by Paul Ramsay Foundation. Tickets are offered at a discounted price. 


What the masterclass will cover:

  • Impact investing fundamentals, so you can hit the ground running
  • Impact investing in Australia and how it’s evolving. You’ll learn the market so you can know what to expect
  • Global trends in Impact Investing
  • Paul Ramsay Foundation’s work and what you can take away to help your organisation engage with the world of Impact Investing
  • Opportunities for not-for-profits to get involved and make their money work for their mission


Who should attend this masterclass?

Anyone who is interested to learn more about impact investing in Australia, particularly not-for-profit organisations that want to learn how their organisation can benefit.

What you can expect from this masterclass

Abhilash and Emilie will deliver a 30-minute presentation with plenty of time at the end for Q&A – so bring all of your questions!

Meet the experts:


Abhilash Mudaliar – Chief Portfolio Officer at Paul Ramsay Foundation

Abhilash is Chief Portfolio Officer at the Paul Ramsay Foundation. He leads a cross-functional team that establishes new partnerships (both via grantmaking and impact investments) and then manages the foundation’s relationships with its large portfolio of partners.


Abhilash has over 15 years of experience in impact investing, research, evaluation and social enterprise. Before joining the Foundation, Abhilash was part of the leadership team at the Global Impact Investing Network, driving global market development. Earlier, he worked at a microfinance accelerator in India, where he helped early-stage institutions scale their reach and impact. He also played a leading role in a large randomised controlled trial of education policy interventions in primary schools.


Emilie Ottervanger – Associate Impact Investing at Paul Ramsay Foundation

Emilie is Associate Impact Investing at the Paul Ramsay Foundation. She manages the Foundation’s portfolio of around $80m impact investments that aim to produce positive social and economic change.

Before joining the Foundation, Emilie worked for 10 years in finance in Amsterdam, London and Singapore. She co-founded an impact banking team at a leading Dutch bank whereby she managed the rollout of an innovative lending product to smallholder farmers in developing countries with the aim of having a positive social impact. Her specialties are blended finance transactions, public and private partnerships and evaluating investment opportunities based on a matrix of impact, risk and acceptable returns.

With thanks to our sponsor Paul Ramsey Foundation.


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