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Tamzin Ratcliffe

The Impact Trust

Tamzin Ratcliffe is the founder director of the Impact Trust. In 1998 Tamzin created the GreaterGood/GreaterCapital group, recognised as one of the 10 most trusted non-profit organisations in South Africa. In 2011 Tamzin established the South African Impact Investing Network and the world’s first regulated impact investment exchange board in collaboration with the Stock Exchange of Mauritius, before establishing the Impact Trust and Routes to Resilience. She is currently completing her PhD at the Centre for Environment and Sustainability at the University of Surrey with a focus on resilience building strategies. Awarded the GIBS Social Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2007 and appointed an Ashoka Fellow in 2008, Tamzin won the Thomson Reuters 2012 TrustLaw Innovation Award and was a finalist in the Buckminster Fuller Award for the design of solutions to address 21st-century challenges in 2009 and 2010 and a finalist in the Global Development Network Award for the Most Innovative Development Project (2009).

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