Invest with Impact is a global talent platform for aspiring impact investors, created by impact investors.

We share the belief that finance has the power to work as a catalyst for economic change. We also recognize that millennials and purpose-driven individuals are poised to reshape the economy. To succeed in the impact investing industry, it takes more than one skill set. You not only need to understand the fundamentals of investment, but have cross-sector knowledge, interpersonal skills and a deep understanding of social and environmental issues.

Meet the team

Shuyin Tang

Co-founder

Shuyin is one of the pioneers of impact investing in Southeast Asia and passionate about developing the entrepreneurship sector in the region. She currently leads Patamar Capital’s investing activities for Vietnam and the Philippines, identifying and supporting scalable business, which improves the livelihoods of the working poor. She has over 8 years of professional experience spanning strategy consulting (Bain & Company), development consulting (TechnoServe) and impact investing (Unitus Impact, LGT Venture Philanthropy), across Australia, India and Southeast Asia. Shuyin was named one of Australia’s “100 Women of Influence” by the Australian Financial Review in 2015 and an Asia 21 Young Leader by the Asia Society in 2016. She graduated summa cum laude from the Australian National University where she was also awarded the University Medal.

Ashley Lewis

Co-founder

Ashley has ten years of experience, of which the past seven have been dedicated to investing in and scaling social ventures across Sub-Saharan Africa and South East Asia. She leads Accion Venture Lab’s investment work across West Africa, focusing on early stage investing in fintech and financial inclusion. Previously, Ashley worked as an Investment Consultant and Early Stage Venture Accelerator Manager with LGT Venture Philanthropy. Ashley also brings a wealth of knowledge from her previous experiences with the institutional asset management arms of Goldman Sachs and Vanguard as well as consultancies with the World Bank, Durabilis Impact Investors, and within Deloitte’s Social Impact Strategy business. She holds an MBA from HEC Paris and holds social innovation fellowships with the Finance Innovation Lab of London and StartingBloc.

Elise Bond

COO

Elise most recently worked in asset management at a major commercial solar energy company in Chicago, where she oversaw a 60-megawatt portfolio. Prior to that, Elise served in the United States Peace Corps, where she lived in Togo, West Africa for two years and worked as a development advisor, teaching financial literacy to women. While in Togo, Elise co-founded and co-developed a national conference on women’s wellness and empowerment. She also lived in Udaipur, India, where she instructed women in the fundamentals of micro-finance. Elise holds a degree in Economics from Boston University.

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