Holger Westphely is an expert in social enterprise investing, including blended finance options, bringing together purpose-driven charities and businesses with donors to deliver maximum impact. Holger started working with charities in 2005, following an early career in wealth management. Holger joined CAF Venturesome in 2015, where he has managed the Development Fund and became Head of Venturesome in 2020. Holger holds an MBA from INSEAD.
Industry Expertise (1)
Areas of Expertise (6)
ESG Investment Strategies
Investing for Impact
Social Impact Bonds
University of Bristol: M.Sc., Computer Science 1998
University of Bristol: M.Sc., Physics 1997
INSEAD: M.B.A., Business
- Ecological Land Cooperative
Opportunities for social investmentCAFOnline.org
As CAF Venturesome reflects on making social investments for 20 years, Holger Westphely takes a look at the findings of The Commission on Social Investment’s recent report and shares how Venturesome plans to offer patient, flexible capital to social enterprises led by women of less represented ethnicity.
Blended finance available through our development fundCAFOnline.org
Blended finance is a combination of grant and loan funding deployed as a single financing package.