Risk Finance and Impact Investment
Social Venture Capital, Fund Design and Management, Evaluating Sustainable Ventures, Sources of Finance – Traditional/Non-Traditional, Financial Model Development
Fund design and evaluation of total impact of investment
Risk mitigation and portfolio design management
Design of early stage innovation financing mechanisms that align limited partner objectives with economic development goals
Establishing government backed venture funds and matching grants programs to foster innovative enterprises along the lines of SBIR, SBIC etc.
Review and meta-analysis of the GEF (Global Environmental Facility) Reports and Activities (Secretariat (GEFSEC), GEF Council and GEF Agency) relevant to private sector engagement with a view to developing a historical overview of GEF engagement with private sector, building on the Overall Performance Study of the GEF (OPS5) study with a focus on GEF6 strategies; (Analysis of private sector engagement models of environmental finance mechanisms, namely, Climate Investment Funds (CIF) and Green Climate Fund (GCF).