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Krisztina Tora
Market Development Director, Global Steering Group

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Krisztina Tora is Market Development Director of the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment (GSG).

The GSG is an independent global steering group catalysing impact investment and entrepreneurship to benefit people and the planet. The GSG was established in August 2015 as the successor to and incorporating the work of the Social Impact Investment Taskforce established under the UK’s Presidency of the G8 in 2013. The GSG currently has 18 member countries plus the EU, as well as active observers from leading network organizations. Chaired by Sir Ronald Cohen, the GSG brings together leaders from the worlds of finance, business and philanthropy.

At the GSG, Krisztina is responsible for the development of National Advisory Boards in new countries, the establishment of global partnerships with international institutions, and the overall strategy to accelerate the development of the impact investment ecosystem globally through collective action.

Prior to joining GSG, Krisztina co-founded and led the Global Social Entrepreneurship Network (GSEN), the global network of organisations supporting early-stage social entrepreneurs in over 70 countries.

Krisztina has always been passionate about creating social impact. She strongly believes in the power of helping people realise their full potential, and in the necessity of collaboration to find solutions to complex issues.

Until 2013, Krisztina was Director at Be-linked, leading French strategy consultancy dedicated to create shared value and core business partnerships between multinational companies and NGOs or social enterprises. Previously she was International Projects Manager at Veolia, a global utilities company. She holds an MBA from ESSEC Business School in Paris, speaks French, Hungarian, English, and Spanish fluently, and has skills in German and Portuguese.

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