Leo Chandler

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Leo works across the entire investment life-cycle from deal sourcing and due diligence, to working with investee companies in helping them to achieve their business and impact goals.

Leo has experience in consulting, international development, finance and social entrepreneurship. He is passionate about supporting social businesses, and using investment as a tool for a more equitable and sustainable future. Leo has previously worked with PwC, CDC Group and the Department for International Development to help to grow the impact investing market in Africa and South Asia through market building projects and investment vehicles.

Outside of work, Leo is a Trustee of the Intelligent Foundation set up to support the more efficient delivery of donations to charitable causes. He is also involved with Shaper Impact Capital, is a fellow of On Deck, Terra.Do and a NextGen Ambassador for Human Rights Watch. He is also an active musician (producer, rapper/singer, violinist), currently performing and recording both as a solo artist and in a musical duo, and has previously performed with groups such as the Roundhouse Music Collective and Clean Bandit.