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Holger Westphely - Charities Aid Foundation. London, , GB

Holger Westphely Holger Westphely

Head of CAF Venturesome | Charities Aid Foundation

London, UNITED KINGDOM

Holger Westphely heads up Venturesome, the pioneering social investment arm of Charities Aid Foundation.

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Biography

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)

Non-Profit/Charitable

Areas of Expertise (6)

ESG Investment Strategies

Investing for Impact

Social Impact Bonds

Blended Finance

Impact Investing

Social Investment

Education (3)

University of Bristol: M.Sc., Computer Science 1998

University of Bristol: M.Sc., Physics 1997

INSEAD: M.B.A., Business

Affiliations (1)

  • Ecological Land Cooperative

Languages (2)

  • English
  • German

Articles (2)

Opportunities for social investment

CAFOnline.org

Holger Westphely

2022-02-09

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.

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Blended finance available through our development fund

CAFOnline.org

Holger Westphely

2022-01-28

Blended finance is a combination of grant and loan funding deployed as a single financing package.

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