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Resource Tags: Speakers 2019

Jose Lamyin

Managing Partner of Deetken Impact

Jose is a senior leader at Deetken, a private asset management company focused on impact investing in emerging markets, and a signatory to the UN Global Compact and a certified B Corporation. Deetken aims to achieve strong, stable returns while creating positive social or environmental benefits for low-income populations. For the past two decades, Jose […]

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Derek Ballantyne

Managing Partner, New Market Funds

Derek is currently managing partner with New Market Funds, a social impact fund manager, and CEO of Encasa Financial, a responsible investment mutual funds manager. He also chairs the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Board. Derek has a background in the development and management of housing, as well as fund development and management. He also […]

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Kamil Shafiq


Kamil’s focus has been building scalable, sustainable solutions for the emerging world. He started his career working closely with informal merchants through his time in SME Trade at Coca-Cola Pakistan. After this, he launched an m-health solution to help improve access to maternal health information for women in rural Pakistan. While completing a rotational program […]

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Kelly Gauthier

Managing Director of Impact Advisory, Rally Assets

Kelly leads and consults on Rally’s portfolio of responsible and impact investment projects. She works with a range of asset owners to design and strategically integrate responsible and impact investing into their existing portfolio strategies. She has over 17 years of consulting experience covering both responsible investing and impact investing and has advised more than […]

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Jaymin Kim

Associate, Common Wealth

Jaymin is an associate at Common Wealth, a mission-driven business whose objective is to contribute to a world where all people, regardless of how much they earn or how they work, have access to a high-quality workplace retirement plan. Jaymin helps design and build new collective retirement plans, including Common Good, an initiative to create […]

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Erik Wallsten

Managing Partner, New Ventures

Erik is a managing partner at New Ventures, Mexico’s foremost impact investment and business acceleration platform. He is also a founder of Adobe Capital, one of Latin America’s leading impact investment fund managers. Through these initiatives, Erik plays a leading role in the growth of the impact investing sector in in this region. Previously, Erik […]

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Yulia Reuter

Director, Sustainability Accounting, Manulife

Yulia develops natural capital balance sheets and integrates accounting of social capital, identifying the cost of key externalities and the financial value of Manulife’s ecological and social assets. Yulia combines environmental finance intelligence with traditional investment analysis to generate financial decisions that balance near-term commercial and long-term societal benefits. She has played an integral role […]

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Julia Vlad

Vice President of Lending, New Market Funds

Julia leads new investments and portfolio management for the Community Forward Fund and the Canadian Co-operative Investment Fund. She has over ten years’ experience in banking, finance and the non-profit sector. Her experience includes investing and portfolio management at the World Bank’s private sector arm, IFC; advising social entrepreneurs at an accelerator in Nicaragua; consulting […]

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Gonen Hollander

Senior Associate, Amplify Capital

Gonen is passionate about driving positive environmental and social impact through business. At Amplify Capital, he helps develop investment theses, source deals, conduct due diligence and prepare investment recommendations. Post-investment, he designs and implements the impact measurement and reporting for the fund’s portfolio companies. Prior to Amplify Capital, Gonen was chief operating officer at Acerta […]

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