Hannah Wheatley Appointed as Associate Director Business Development Europe at Acumen


Hannah Wheatley Appointed as Associate Director Business Development Europe at Acumen

(September 2020) Bridge Partners is pleased to announce the appointment of Hannah Wheatley as Associate Director Business Development Europe, at Acumen.

Acumen is changing the way the world tackles poverty by investing patient capital in businesses whose products and services are enabling the poor to transform their lives. Founded in 2001, Acumen has invested more than $125 million in 96 companies across Africa, Latin America, South Asia and the United States, while also developing a global community of emerging leaders with the knowledge, skills and determination to create a more inclusive world.

Hannah was most recently Investor Relations Lead at Founders Pledge. Previously, she was a founding director at the charity One Family, leading global partnerships, programmes and campaigns, and has worked for over a decade in the social impact sector
In this role, she will be a key driver of fundraising activities across Europe, cultivating key relationships and bringing new partners into the Acumen community.

• Bridge Partners is a retained executive search firm with over 17 years of experience leading an inclusive search process to attract senior, diverse executives both nationally and internationally.
• Our firm’s mission is to assist our clients in their efforts to build an inclusive culture and attract the very best leadership team, with the most diverse range of experiences and backgrounds, in order to innovate and reflect the customers, communities and constituents they serve.
• Our nonprofit and for-profit clients include Accion, TechnoServe, The Metropolitan Museum, Opportunity Fund, TIAA-CREF, Public Library of Science, Estee Lauder, Project Concern International, Starbucks, The Federal Reserve System and the Wikimedia Foundation. What they have in common is a desire to serve the needs of their constituents, create equitable communities and diversify their leadership teams.

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