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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Ben Gales (NSW)

NSW Treasury
Executive Director, Economic Policy Division
Ben Gales is the Executive Director, Economic Policy Division at NSW Treasury and has responsibility for the NSW Office of Social Impact Investment. Ben brings to the role a wealth of experience in the impact investing area from his recent role as Chief Executive, Social Enterprise Finance Australia (SEFA), a commercial social lender to a diverse range of social enterprises in Australia.  Ben also has extensive experience in developing and implementing economic and social policy from previous roles in NSW Family and Community Services, Transport, NSW Treasury and the UK Treasury.  This is complimented by his commercial experience from his time in venture capital in the UK and the US, and as a consultant at Accenture.  Ben holds a Bachelor degree in Economics from Cambridge University and a Masters from the London School of Economics and Political Science.