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Senior Advisor of Impact Investments
UNDP, All Africa
Kurt Morriesen is a global expert in impact investing and sustainable finance. With 15 years of experience, he has worked for large development organisations such as the UNDP, World Bank, the International Finance Corporation, and the Inter-American Development Bank, as well as for private sector firms specialized in sustainable investments in Africa and USA. He has advised high-level policy makers and C-suite executives about investments in PPPs, sustainable agriculture, inclusive finance, infrastructure, affordable housing, and helped design impact measurement and ESG frameworks.
Prior to joining UN – Social Impact Finance, Kurt worked as a Senior Manager of Thematic and Impact Investments at UN-PRI, providing advice to more than 450 global investors ($1.3T dollars in AUM combined) interested in scaling-up impact investments across a variety of thematic investments and investment vehicles. He is the author of the Impact Investing Market Map, the first resource available to help investors identify impact investing opportunities in the real economy.