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Mark Campanale
Senior Adviser

Mark has 25 years’ experience in sustainable financial markets with expertise in ecosystems services (principally forests) and sustainable asset management, covering both public and private strategies

He conceived the “Unburnable Carbon” capital markets thesis

Mark has expertise in financing of companies and funds investing in ecosystems services/sustainable agriculture & forestry, renewable energy, clean tech and other social impact sectors.

  • One of first sustainable investment analysts in City of London (from 1989) and co-founder of sustainable investment businesses at: Jupiter Asset Management – Ecology Funds (1989-94) NPI (National Provident Institution) Global Care Funds (1994-1999) AMP Capital – Sustainable Future Funds (2000-01) Henderson Global Investors – Industries of the Future Fund (1999-2007)
  • The Rainforest Foundation (UK), Hon. Treasurer (2004-ongoing)
  • Indo African Agricultural Capital Ltd., Director (ongoing conduit for capital into sustainable agriculture)
  • Founder & Executive Director of the Carbon Tracker Initiative
  • Co founder Director of the UK Sustainable Investment & Finance Association (UKSIF) (1990-2008)
  • Member of the Steering Committee of UNEP Finance Initiative (1999-2003)
  • BA in Politics & Economic History (University of York) and MSc in Agricultural Economics (Wye College, University of London)

e:   mcampanale@consiliumcapital.co.uk

 

Ian Callaghan
Senior Adviser

Ian has 10 years’ experience in impact investing sector in SME finance, microfinance and financing for other social impact “Base of Pyramid” products and services

Investment banking expertise specialised in microfinance arranging c. US$250 million in loans

He has worked as banker in project finance (including initial £7bn financing of Channel Tunnel)

  • Investment banking at Morgan Stanley (2005-08). Led their involvement in microfinance, latterly as Head of Microfinance Institutions Group Arranged c. US$250 million in loans including two largest transactions ever completed in sector (one awarded FT “Sustainable Deal of the Year” 2008)
  • Omidyar Network, Senior Director of Investments (2008-09). One of first & leading impact investing foundations based in California
  • Adviser & latterly founding Managing Director of Enclude Capital Advisory. FCA-regulated specialist intermediary based in Washington DC & London. Completed capital mobilisations of approx. US$250 million
  • Worked since 2005 with investment funds, microfinance banks, institutions & networks, and companies in agriculture, renewable energy, water & sanitation; wide contacts with DFIs, institutional investors & foundations
  • Born and brought up in West Africa where family worked for 25 years
  • BA degree (King’s College, University of London)

e: icallaghan@consiliumcapital.co.uk


Robert Binyon
Senior Adviser

Robert has over 20 years’ experience in impact investment in the private sector and in development finance

He has been based in Asia during much of his career and has particular expertise in Asia and Africa

Currently non-executive Chairman, Director or Senior Adviser of a range of companies and funds focussing on impact investing and the SME/Micro finance sector

  • Morgan Grenfell Group – Board Director (from 1985) and Head of Asia Pacific (1988-91)
  • Tokai Bank Europe – Chief Executive (1991-94)
  • Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) (1994-2003) – Head of Financial Markets Department responsible for investments in SME-focused funds and financial institutions, established the Commonwealth Private Investment Initiative (CPII) launching four funds including Comafin Fund for Africa and SARF fund for South Asia which were pioneers in attracting private sector investment funds into private equity investment in emerging economies, subsequently Managing Director for Asia Pacific
  • Aureos Capital (2003-13) – Chair of SME funds operating in South Asia, South East Asia, China, Central Asia, Malaysia and Brunei
  • Fina Banking Group (2003-11) – Chairman or non-executive director of banks in East Africa
  • Independent Director of various companies in India and Mauritius (2003-11)
  • Director of Schroders Asia Pacific Fund PLC (2000-15)
  • Chairman of Lakeshore LLP, a private equity fund, and of Khronos Advisory Ltd, both based in Thailand
  • Director of the Vietnam Infrastructure Limited fund
  • Deputy Chairman of Monk Fruit Corporation based in Guilin, China
  • Director of Khushhali Bank Pakistan
  • Senior Advisor Incofin Investment Management, a fund management group specialised in investing in microfinance institutions in developing countries
  • Chairman Impact Advisory Council of the Asia Impact Investment Fund managed by UOB with Credit Suisse as Impact Advisor
  • MA degree in Modern History (Christ Church, Oxford)

e: rbinyon@consiliumcapital.co.uk


David Pollock
Managing Director

David has 30 years’ experience in advising companies and investment funds in financing transactions through public markets, private equity and debt issues.

He has expertise in emerging markets debt and equity financings (India, Latin America, Middle East & North Africa)

  • Morgan Grenfell (now part of Deutsche Bank) – member of founding Equity Capital Markets team advising European companies on IPOs, equity & equity-linked issues
  • HSBC James Capel (now HSBC Investment Bank) – main Board Director & Head of International Equity Capital Markets.   Led team raising equity capital in IPOs and follow-ons for major companies and investment funds in Europe, India and Latin America (shares, GDRs, ADRs and convertible bond issues)
  • Equinox Capital – Director, Head of Corporate Finance.   Advised UK and US unquoted technology and healthcare companies on raising private equity early stage growth capital
  • Consilium Capital – Founder & Director
  • Co-founder and Director of AcceleratorIndia Limited, a cross-border business development company for technology-intensive businesses
  • Member of Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs
  • BA degree in Literae Humaniores (Oxford University)

e: dpollock@consiliumcapital.co.uk

Michelle Eischeid

Michelle has 10 years’ experience in financial operations in healthcare IT and real estate sectors, latterly as CFO.

  • The Collective Partners LLP, a start-up property developer and management company – CFO. Oversaw all financial processes, financial reporting, cashflow management and played a key role in the debt and equity fundraising process for a portfolio of properties
  • Cerner Corporation, NASDAQ-quoted S&P 500 Healthcare IT company – European Finance Director. Led European financial operations and management of P&Ls with a specific focus on sales growth and transaction structuring and negotiation
  • MSc in Finance, Distinction (London Business School)
  • BSc in Corporate Finance, Summa Cum Laude (Northwest Missouri State University)
  • CFA Charterholder

e: meischeid@consiliumcapital.co.uk

 

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