Welcome to the 2016 Impact Investment Summit Asia Pacific.

We are excited to present you this year’s program of the Asia Pacific’s largest gathering of impact investors. 

Please note that more speakers will join our stellar lineup - watch this space for updates and news!

The Program may be subject to change due to unforseen circumstances.
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Christopher Thorn

Christopher is a Partner in EY’s Climate Change & Sustainability Services practice and leads the Impact Investment, Social Finance and Philanthropic Services work. He has a particular focus in building the Impact Investment and Social Finance market in Australia. Christopher is an accomplished financial services executive who has 30 years’ experience working across private wealth management, institutional equities, philanthropy and social investment in Melbourne, New York and Brisbane. Over this time he was a Partner at JBWere, where he founded the JBWere Philanthropic Services business, GoldmanSachsJBWere and Evans & Partners. Having developed an extensive network particularly at the intersection of government, community and business sectors, Christopher has established a reputation as a thought leader in the development of social capital markets, his deep industry knowledge has been sought by a diverse and extensive Australia wide client group. Christopher has a long term interest in social finance and increasing awareness of philanthropic issues and fostering relationships between interested parties in order to facilitate the giving process, and the development of Inclusive Capitalism. Christopher was recognised for his significant service to the not for profit sector through advisory roles on philanthropic strategic planning and to the community by being made a Member of the Order of Australia in 2017.