Co-Founder and Partner
Michael has worked in economic consulting, corporate strategy and social enterprise. His project experience includes pricing strategy, valuation analysis, and product expansion strategy. At Advanced Analytical, Michael was part of a team of economists that advised Oracle’s legal team in the largest patent infringement case in history. Michael was also part of the Harvard team that advised the Massachusetts government on one of the first U.S. social impact bonds. He holds an AB in economics and government from Dartmouth College, and an MPP from Harvard Kennedy School, where he was managing editor of Harvard Kennedy Review. He can be reached at [email protected]
Co-Founder and Partner
Michael consulted with the World Bank and UNDP and worked with the Royal Kingdom of Bhutan to design and scale-up a targeted community driven development program. He has also worked in the private sector, helping Colombian banks to reach unbanked populations profitably and at scale. Prior to being a Dubin Leadership Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, Michael designed, implemented and analyzed rigorous impact evaluations in India and Chile with MIT’s Poverty Action Lab. Michael holds a BA in economics from Tufts University and an MPA/ID from Harvard Kennedy School. He can be reached at [email protected]
Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Avnish is from Mauritius. He has advised a large DFID challenge fund of Bangladesh on the monitoring and evaluation of a portfolio of 18 innovative NGO projects using cutting-edge technology. Prior to that, Avnish has led the implementation, monitoring and rigorous evaluation of an information campaign in 500 villages of Rajasthan, India for the MIT Poverty Action Lab. Avnish has also consulted with the World Bank on the implementation of a large social protection program in Bangladesh. Avnish holds an MPA/ID from Harvard Kennedy School and an AB in economics and applied mathematics from Dartmouth. He can be reached at [email protected]
Siegrid has worked as an economic consultant at the IFC, the World Bank’s investment arm on projects to improve local government effectiveness for managing revenues and of getting civil society organizations to undertake a systematic monitoring of municipal revenues and investments. Before the IFC, she worked as Economic Research Analyst at the Superintendency of Banking, Insurance and Private Pension Funds in Peru, and as an economic consultant for the World Bank Program “Education in Rural Areas” in the Ministry of Education of Peru. Siegrid holds an MSc in Development Management from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She can be reached at [email protected]
|Juliana Arbeláez Jiménez
Public Relations Coordinator
Native of Medellín, Colombia, Juliana is an attorney at law who brings local experience in the private and social sector. She has held roles in innovation, development and process improvement in the private sector and has offered advisory services to several nonprofit start-ups. She has coordinated the public contracting process between NGOs and regional and state-level government agencies to implement social and development projects addressing youth-at-risk. Juliana has also worked on key regulatory reforms in administrative law in the Medellín Chamber of Commerce. Juliana holds an LLB from Universidad EAFIT. Juliana is a Socioeconomical Projects 2013 candidate and holds an LLB from Universidad Externado. She can be reached at [email protected]
Chief Financial Officer
Johannes has experience in corporate and project finance and most recently worked on emerging market investments in the private sector at IFC, the World Bank’s investment arm. As such, Johannes was involved in major equity and debt investments in companies in developing countries with the dual aims of generating a sustainable development impact and guaranteeing financial returns for IFC and its co-investors. Before joining the IFC, Johannes worked in the investment banking division of Deutsche Bank in New York, helping global corporate clients raise financing and arrange large mergers and acquisitions. Johannes holds an AB, magna cum laude, in economics and mathematics from Dartmouth College. Johannes is fluent in English, German, Spanish, and French, and conversant in Turkish. He can be reached at [email protected]
Lina is an attorney at law admitted to bar both in Colombia and in the European Union (Spain). After attending law school in Italy and France, she has practiced law in Colombia, specifically intellectual property and corporate law. Lina has also consulted with the International Labour Organization, on corporate social responsibility and indigenous rights. She is a member of the International Bar Association and vice-chair of the IBA Indigenous Peoples Committee. Lina holds an LLM in international law, commerce, investments and arbitration of the University of Heidelberg.
Instiglio stands on the shoulders of innumerable friends, family members, and colleagues who have made – and continue to make – contributions to our social enterprise that truly humble us. We cannot possibly name them all, but some important persons to whom we extend our gratitude are: Amanda Alexander, Kiyomi Beach, Ana Maria Gea, Michael George, Yashna Gungadurdoss, Piyush Jain, Suzie Kim, Eunice Lim, Ada Lin, Catalina Mejia, Katie Naeve, David Bullón Patton, and Madalina Pruna.
- Donations will be routed through Instiglio's fiscal sponsor IDinsight, Inc.
- A map of social impact bond activity in the United States
- Center for Global Development DIB videos
- The Center for Global Development publishes report on development impact bonds
- Instiglio co-founder Michael Eddy speaking about SIBs at Foromic in Mexico
- The Unorthodox Prize awards Instiglio an Honorable Mention
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