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Anthony Murphy, Founder & Managing Director

Anthony is an industry leading impact and finance lawyer and social entrepreneur and has advised foundations, financial organisations, hedge funds and innovative technology businesses. Formerly, Anthony was the EMEA head of Prime Services and Equity Finance for J.P. Morgan and Bear Stearns where he led the legal build-out of the EMEA Prime Brokerage business platform. 

Anthony has a wealth of experience in the alternatives and social finance space, having assisted social finance groups and organisations for over 18 years. He is also an expert in EU and UK corporate finance, financial regulatory and hedge fund regulation analysis.

Anthony qualified as a solicitor at the global US law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges, specialising in Securitisation. He holds a higher LLB in Law from Bristol University.

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Peter BabUdu, Executive Director

Peter is a leading social impact expert and has designed and delivered projects with a wide range of social impact funds, banks, national and regional government departments, private organisations and charitable foundations. His work has also included providing strategic advice on impact measurement approaches to large UK social investors. He has been responsible for impact reporting on various multi-million pound impact programmes, accelerators and government funds.

Peter previously qualified as a solicitor at the magic circle law firm Clifford Chance, in their corporate finance division. Peter holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University and an MSc in International Development from Birkbeck, University of London.

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Jonathan Lipton, Senior Consultant

Jon has 15 years of experience in financial services. Formally, he held the position of Chief Operating Officer at P-Solve Investments Ltd., and Group Head of Risk of River and Mercantile Group plc. He began his career at the Bank of New York.

He has a proven track record of problem-solving and business building in dynamic and complex multi-jurisdictional and multi-product environments.

He holds an Executive MBA from Imperial College Business School and an LL.M in International Financial and Commercial Law from King’s College London. He has studied U.S. business law at Columbia University, and corporate governance at Harvard University.


Our Advisory Board

Diamandis Karamagias

Diamandis is the Chief Financial and Operating Officer of RiverRock European Capital Partners, an independent asset management company that provides intelligent capital solutions to European SMEs. He has over twenty years’ experience in Business Administration and Management in Capital Markets and was previously the COO in Europe for The Division Equities divisions of Jefferies International and Bear Stearns.   

Zack Wilson

Zack is the Group General Counsel for Impax Asset Management Group and a Non-Executive Director of Impax Funds (Ireland). Previously, Zack was Director & General Counsel for the investment management group Development Capital Management and acted as Corporate Counsel for Telewest Global Inc. Zack qualified as a solicitor at the global law firm Norton Rose. 

Mark Campanale 

Mark is the founder and executive director of the Carbon Tracker initiative.  Mark is a Co-founder and Director of the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF) and has over 20 years’ experience in sustainable financial markets. He is also a Founding Director of The Social Stock Exchange and has co-founded numerous sustainable investment businesses at Jupiter Asset Management, NPI, AMP Capital, and Henderson Global Investors.

Robert Powell 

Rob is Head of Corporate Responsibility & Inclusion (CR&I) at Weil, Gotshal & Manges (London) LLP. He manages the full breadth of activities within the London CR&I programme, from advising at local law clinics to fielding requests for pro bono advice from a range of leading charities. Rob is also on the board of Special Olympics GB and Heart of the City.

Steve Cormack 

Steve is a corporate communications expert and formerly the Managing Partner of Sid Lee (Amsterdam), a global creative services firm. Over the past 15 years he has worked with fast food giants to weave more transparent and sustainable practices into their business models and storytelling.  He believes in using creativity to solve real business problems and looks for ways to apply his skills to spur commercial success, social change and environmental conservation.