Investing Capital for Sustainable Impact in South Africa

With long-term savings pool estimated at over R2.250 trillion, South Africa is comparatively best positioned to make the most of impact investment strategies in sub-Saharan Africa. Especially with access to education, healthcare, and food - impact thematics that will make a significant impact on the social demographics of South Africa.

However, unlocking impact capital at scale is hampered by lack of experience which prevents investment committees and trustees from allowing their investment teams to make impact capital commitments. As well as limited availability of investment vehicles that offer the required diversification of risk. Investing Capital for Sustainable Impact in South Africa is an industry-led initiative designed to get professionals who determine how and where money is deployed to allocate impact capital at scale to investment opportunities that optimize social, environmental and financial impact.


ESG and Impact Investing is now among the top two items on the agenda of alternative asset managers


Why Attend?

The forum will bring together professionals committed to helping their clients deploy their capital for sustainable impact across traditional asset classes, strategies that use non-traditional methods to gain exposure to traditional assets and vehicles that invest in non-traditional assets such as:
  • Infrastructure
  • Hedge Fund Strategies
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital
  • Private and Alternative Credit
  • Private Real Estate
  • Foresty and Farmland
  • Collectables — Art, wine etc.

The programme will focus on key Africa growth markets generating the best risk-adjusted returns over the long-term.

Who Attends?

Investing Capital for Sustainable Impact in Africa is complimentary for CIO, CFO, Heads of Investments, Heads of Sustainable, Responsible, ESG and Impact Investment from Pension Funds, insurance companies, SWFs, DFIs, Family Officess, Endowments and Foundations

*Places are strictly limited and subject to approval.

A limited number of paying places are available to senior executives from:
  • Private Equity Funds
  • Asset Management Firms
  • Fund of Funds
  • Lawyers
  • Accountants
  • Investment Consultants


Elias Masilela, Executive Chairman, DNA Economics


Adrian Bertrand, Six Capitals ESG Advisory


Tanya van Lill, Chief Executive, SAVCA


Xolisa Dhlamini, UCT Graduate School of Business


Rory Ord, 27four Investment Managers


Wanjiru Kirima, Alternative Prosperity Holdings


Reana Rossouw, Next Generation

Wayne Hiller van Rensburg, Institute of Retirement Funds


Natasha Suchecki, Bertha Centre


Shafeeq Abrahams, Eskom Pension & Provident Fund


Nilesh Moodley, Gov't Employees Pension Fund


Jonathan First, Development Bank of Southern Africa


Tine Fisker Henriksen, Bertha Centre


Alex Burn, Chief Executive, Malaczynski Burn


Attendees Breakdown

Last Updated 01 APRIL 2019 | Limited To 80 Participants

Knowledge Partner

investing impact partner - Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship

CPD Approving Partner


Industry Partners

Institute of retirement funds Africa

Media Partners

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Logistics Partners