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Follow the Talent: Agents of Impact Special Report for Nov. 30

Greetings, ImpactAlpha readers!

“Follow the talent” is one of our mantras as ImpactAlpha covers the daily beat of impact investing. Smart, passionate Agents of Impact are driving change within their organizations and across financial markets.

Each week, we cap our Follow the Talent roundup with a weekly Agent of Impact in a special report. Catch up with talent on the move, job openings and places to be. Help the growing ImpactAlpha community follow your talent: Send job moves, mandates, event announcements and other news to

ICYMI: “Eight questions to ask when choosing an impact investment advisor.”

– Dennis Price, editorial director

Agent of the week

Agent of Impact: Bobby Turner. After a midlife crisis of conscience, the “evolved capitalist” is moving money, and quickly, into what he calls “the three-legged stool of social injustice” – education, housing and health care. Turner has deployed star power, including tennis star Andre Agassi, actress Eva Longoria and basketball star Chris Paul to mobilize more than $1 billion for charter schools, health clinics and affordable workforce housing in the U.S. He says “arrogance” and “distrust” are the two words that describe social impact investing. “Arrogance from the people with capital who think they know how to solve everything,” he explains. “And distrust from people in the community who think capital is there just to make a buck.” Follow ImpactAlpha on Instagram.

Seize the opportunity

Impact Capital Managers seeks an executive director (see, “Managers of over $5 billion aim for high-impact, high-returns investing”)…The U.K.’s CDC Group is hiring an investment executive for consumer businesses… The city of Philadelphia is looking for an Opportunity Zone consultant… Big Society Capital is recruiting fellows keen on social innovation in homes… Nonprofit Just Capital is hiring for a senior sector analyst and other roles in New York… Acre in London is hiring an impact investing director… Transform Finance seeks a research and advisory services manager… Opportunity Finance Network is hiring in Washington D.C. after moving from Philadelphia…

Smarter Good is looking for a finance director in the Philippines… Adjuvant Capital seeks an investment associate for its life sciences impact investment fund in New York… Incofin is looking for a senior debt investment manager in Phnom Penh… German consulting firm Roots of Impact is hiring a project manager for innovative finance and an impact investment analyst… BlueOrchard Finance is hiring an infrastructure associate in Zurich… Hardware solutions philanthropy Gearbox International Foundation is recruiting a director of finance and a director of research and communications… The Urban Future Lab/ACRE cleantech incubator is looking for a program manager in New York.

Follow the talent

Kevin Callahan joins Zevin Asset Management as a senior portfolio manager… Maureen Klovers comes on at MPOWER Financing as director of social impact.

Where to be

Fordham’s Gabelli School of Business is hosting the Fordham Impact Investment Convening, Dec. 12… The Rise Fund’s Maya Chorengel, along with Mary Ellen Iskenderian of Women’s World Banking and Rockefeller Foundation’s Saadia Madsbjerg, will discuss innovative finance and the gender-lens opportunity at FT Investing for Good USA in New York on Dec. 4… Agriculture, livelihoods, clean energy, financial inclusion and health are on the agenda at the Sankalp Global Summit, Dec. 11-12 in Mumbai.

Get smarter

Duke University’s Cathy Clark and Catalyst at Large Suzanne Biegel are teaching “Getting Gender-Smart” in March. Register nowSVT Group, Third Sector Capital and Social Value U.S. host an impact management skills training in San Francisco Dec. 12… The Investment Integration Project and the Principles for Responsible Investment host a webinar Dec. 6 to discuss Why and How Investors Can Respond to Income Inequality (see, “Mitigating the investment risks of rising income inequality”)… A Dec. 11 webinar on alternative ownership structures from Transform Finance features Natalie Reitman-White of Organically Grown Company and Purpose’s Derek Razo

Apply, respond, submit

CO Impact Days is recruiting social ventures to present to more than 400 impact investors.

That’s a wrap! Please send your own job moves, new opportunities and event announcements to Help the growing ImpactAlpha community follow your talent.  

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