Chair of Global Steering Group for Impact Investment

Nick Hurd is the chair of Global Steering Group for Impact Investment. Nick Hurd brings a wealth of expertise to his role as Chair. During his 14-year tenure as a Member of the UK Parliament, he played a key role in establishing the UK as a world leader in impact investment. He served as a government minister for nine years, and was one of the longest-serving Ministers for Civil Society, where he led the government’s efforts to support the development of the impact investment market. This included setting up Big Society Capital as the first impact investment wholesaler and establishing the first social outcome funds to support social impact bonds. Since leaving politics in 2019, Nick Hurd has been the Chair of the Access Foundation for Social Investment and he also serves on the Advisory Council of the Impact Investing Institute.