Olivia is a partner and Head of Impact at Bridges Fund Management, responsible for impact strategy and impact management practice across all funds. Olivia also leads the firm’s research and development efforts to promote the growth of the wider sustainable and impact investment sector.
Previously, Olivia co-founded the Impact Management Project (IMP), an ambitious sector-wide initiative to build market consensus on sustainability and impact management. In its first phase, the IMP developed the five dimensions of impact and impact classes. More recently, Olivia led the creation of the Impact Management Platform, which helps enterprises and investors to understand how existing standards can be used together to manage sustainability impacts. Olivia also led the IMP’s operations and fundraising.
Prior to her secondment to run the IMP, Olivia worked on Bridges’ impact management approach and advised external clients on developing their own practices. She began her career working in emerging market impact investing at British International Investment, the UK development finance institution, and with the DFID Impact Fund.