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‘It’s just inspiring to think what’s possible’


3 February 2021 at 8:37 am
Philip Bateman
In this month’s episode of Smarter Impact, Philip Bateman talks to Dr Catherine Brown OAM about the opportunity to change ideas into reality and make a difference.


Philip Bateman | 3 February 2021 at 8:37 am


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‘It’s just inspiring to think what’s possible’
3 February 2021 at 8:37 am

In this month’s episode of Smarter Impact, Philip Bateman talks to Dr Catherine Brown OAM about the opportunity to change ideas into reality and make a difference.

Dr Catherine Brown OAM is the CEO of Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation. She was also a member of the Social Impact Investment Taskforce advising the prime minister in 2019-2020 and is deputy chair of the Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network.

In this interview, she talks about de-risking things for government, the challenges in helping people make the leap from granting to impact investing, and why you need a strong back office if you’re going to trampoline into innovation.

She also touches on some of the amazing things happening in Australia, the great people tackling the tough stuff and why philanthropy is for everyone.

Watch the full interview below:

 

If you prefer to listen rather than watch you can get the interview as a podcast at smarterimpact.buzzsprout.com/

You can find more interviews from Philip Bateman at Smarter Impact, connect with him via LinkedIn, and discover how to better engage your stakeholders and get time back for your team using video at bravocharlie.global.

This interview is part of a Smarter Impact video series in collaboration with Bravo Charlie. 

See also:

Interview with Daniel Madhavan, CEO of Impact Investment Group

Interview with Andy McCarthy, CEO and founder of Gippsland Solar

Interview with Sally McCutchan OAM, CEO of Impact Investing Australia

Interview with Alan Schwartz AM, capitalist, philanthropist, impact investor and social activist 


Philip Bateman  |  @ProBonoNews

Philip Bateman is the founder and MD of Bravo Charlie, a communications agency specialising in targeted video communication for impact investors and their portfolios. He is also the host of Smarter Impact.

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