The conferences 2023
International conferences in Europe attended by investors, media and impact influencers. These events are an exceptional opportunity to engage a broad audience and showcase inspiring examples of impact investing.
The 2023 program of SIA Conferences will be announced shortly.
The SIA 2023 Impact projects
The “SIA Impact Leaders” will be announced in April 2023 then be presented during the SIA Conferences.
Advisory Board 2023
Emmanuel de La Ville
Fondateur & CEO
Depuis 2004, Emmanuel de La Ville est le fondateur & CEO d'EthiFinance, une agence d'analyse et de conseil extra-financier qui accompagne ses clients dans la gestion des risques et opportunités liés au développement durable.
Emmanuel a passé les 15 dernières années dans :
Chef de projet – Impact
Finance for Tomorrow
Philippe Clerc has joined Finance for Tomorrow since June 2021. He joined Neoma Business School in 2020 as lecturer in Ethical and Sustainable Finance. He is implied in extra-financial analysis approach to combine it with financial one, to go through outcomes to get final impact : as a financial analyst (EFFAS-SFAF 2002), he is a volunteer member of the extra-financial analysis commission of the SFAF and its working groups on Impact Investing and Governance. Passionate about transition and climate, he is a Shifter volunteer and has been implied in several project mode working groups on decarbonization.
Roland Kölsch, former traditional and SRI fund manager, is the managing director of the Quality assurance organisation for sustainable investments (QNG), being responsible for the FNG-Label.
He has been working in the field of sustainable investments in Brussels, Germany, Switzerland and Paris for more than 15 years and currently contributes his expertise also to EU working groups on sustainable finance.
European Investment Fund (EIF)
Melisa Kozak is Investment Manager for Equity Investments at European Investment Fund (EIF). In this capacity, she is responsible for sourcing, screening, due diligence, legal structuring & negotiation, and the monitoring of investments in EIF’s portfolio. Melisa is specialised in impact investments, and has contributed since 2012 to raising and investing the “Social Impact Accelerator”, a first pan-European Fund-of-Funds for impact investing. She is actively involved in establishing a wider EIF remit to scale the sustainable funding market for early stage, impact investors in Europe.
Head of Events
Sally joined UKSIF as Head of Events in 2021, and is responsible for growing and managing their events across the sustainable finance sphere. She has extensive experience across the financial ecosystem, particularly within alternative investments and insurance. Sally is passionate about climate, diversity and sustainable economics.
Before joining French SIF he was Communication Director of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IUATLD), a scientific organisation. He previously led public affairs and strategic communication activities of Nextep, a consulting firm focused on health economics and pharmaceutical industry. Grégoire started his carrier as journalist at the news radio BFM Business and at the news agency Dioranews, where he managed editorial partnerships.
Grégoire graduated from IPAG Business School and CNAM in Health and Development. He is part-time teacher at Jean Moulin University in Lyon and as SRI professional, he is regularly invited to speak at business schools and universities. He is co-author of the book “SRI and Responsible Finance” Ellipses editions.
Andrea GONZÁLEZ GONZÁLEZ
Andrea is a Spanish economist specialised in sustainability and corporate social responsibility. She has accumulated relevant experience working at very different kind of entities,
from international organizations to universities, non-profit organizations and companies belonging to the financial sector, many of them related to European Union political affairs;
before she specialized in sustainable finance. At present, she is part of the Spanish Sustainable Investment Forum (Spainsif), where she holds the Deputy Director position.
Ulrik FONSMARK ANDREASEN
Member of the France Invest’s Impact Commission & Managing Director of Impact Partners Nordic FRANCE INVEST
As a partner of Impact Partners for the Nordic countries, Ulrik is looking for social impact companies to invest in at growth stage – while also fundraising their growth equity funds in Europe. Prior to being a partner, Ulrik was a diplomat at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, working on public-private partnerships at the Global Green Growth Forum, international trade, foreign direct investments and the Danish governments green growth policies.