Investing for Impact

IMPACT = Podcast with Dr Frank Aswani, CEO of the African Venture Philanthropy Alliance

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In our next episode of the IMPACT = podcast, we speak to Dr Frank Aswani, Chief Executive Officer of the African Venture Philanthropy Alliance (AVPA).

AVPA is a pan-African network of investors who are collaborating to increase the flow of capital into social investments across the continent, ensuring it is deployed for maximum social Impact.

Frank has extensive experience in both the private and social sectors. Before joining AVPA Frank held the position of VP and Director of Strategic Relations for six years at the African Leadership Academy (ALA) in Johannesburg.

In this enlightening conversation with our host Andrew Murray Watson, Frank provides an overview of the impact investing landscape on the African continent and the untapped potential of its population. A passionate advocate for impact-led investment, Frank believes the opportunity for this type of transformational investment across Africa is huge.