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Joanne Wedderspoon

Development Manager

Charities Aid Foundation

SPOTLIGHT ON ALEX McALEAVY

5 November 2018

Alex manages a portfolio of social investments across all funds, with responsibilities ranging from assessing investment applications to monitoring existing investee performances.

TELL ME A BIT ABOUT YOURSELF AND YOUR BACKGROUND

Previously I worked for the strategy consulting firm EY-Parthenon where I worked across a range of sectors including education, consumer and tech involved in a mix of growth strategy and private equity commercial due diligence projects. During my time at EY-Parthenon, I worked with a number of charities and social enterprises providing pro bono strategic support.

WHAT TYPES OF CAUSES ARE YOU MOST ATTRACTED TO?

I am passionate about all things social impact-related with a specific interest in homelessness and education-focused organisations.

Want to know more? Talk to our team on 03000 123 300 or email us at venturesome@cafonline.org and we’ll be happy to help.

Sara Felizardo

Sara Felizardo

Investment Executive

Sara manages a portfolio of social investments across all funds, with responsibilities ranging from assessing investment applications to monitoring existing investee performances.

Sara previously worked as a sovereign credit analyst at Moody’s and Citigroup, mostly analysing developing economies.  Sara has now decided to use her finance analytical skills to support social organisations to do their best to make our planet a better and fairer place.  Sara is particularly interested in organisations working to tackle homelessness, gender equality and international development.

 

 

 

 

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