Leo Chandler

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Leo works on Nesta's impact investment team.

He will be working across the entire investment life-cycle from deal sourcing, 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.

Leo is a Trustee of a tech startup called Percent, which is trying to transform the world of charitable giving. 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.