Oliver joined LGT Venture Philanthropy as a Partner at its inception in 2007. He has over 18 years of experience and extensive background in finance, sustainability and impact investing and sits on M-KOPA Solar’s, LGT’s Sustainability and ACRE Africa’s board. Previously, Oliver was Managing Director of VantagePoint Global, Co-founder of DeRisk Advisory Services, Co-founder of the WEF aligned African Social Entrepreneurship Network (ASEN), Head of Research for Forma Futura and Manager Research Services and Senior Sustainability Analyst at SAM (Sustainable Asset Management) / Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI). Prior to that Oliver worked for one of Europe’s largest SRI Asset Managers, “F&C”. Oliver holds an MSc in Global Environmental Change and Policy from Imperial College, UK, and a Dipl. Biol from Ludwig Maximilian University, Germany.