Samantha has fifteen years of experience working in both asset management and impact investment. She is a Senior Consultant at The Good Economy, working with Global Funds clients, supporting them to improve and integrate their impact into reporting and decision-making.
Samantha started her career in asset management, working with Baillie Gifford in their Clients Department, supporting global institutional investors on portfolio analysis and reporting, covering a variety of asset classes. She also worked on proposal writing, business development, marketing and investment writing.
In more recent years, Samantha has lived and worked in Nairobi, Kenya where she has experience consulting for impact investors such as LGT Impact, non-profits and ESG firms, working in various roles including project management, research, business development and portfolio impact reviews.
Samantha’s diverse career experience has developed her passion for commercially driven social and environmental impact, utilising investment to provide positive impact on people, place and planet.
She holds a first class BA (Hons) degree in Business Studies and an MBA from the University of Birmingham where she achieved honours with distinction. Her MBA dissertation focussed on the importance of transparency and accountability in the impact investment industry and whether existing industry metrics are sufficient in providing effective evaluation of impact.