Alice Chapple is an economist and a specialist in impact investment and impact assessment. She established Impact Value in October 2012. She has spent her career working to find ways in which companies and investors can have a meaningful impact beyond financial returns.
Before establishing Impact Value, Alice worked as Director of Sustainable Financial Markets at Forum for the Future. She worked on projects exploring the scope for innovative financial instruments, more effective valuation techniques, better risk assessment, and longer-term investment strategies.
Prior to Forum for the Future, she worked for many years at UK development finance institution CDC as financial analyst, fund manager and social and environmental advisor. In the late 1990s, she established a programme for evaluation of development impact and in the 2000s she designed processes for fund managers to assess the environmental, social and governance (ESG) aspects of their investments.
Alice is a Trustee of the Shell Foundation, a Director of the Carbon Tracker Initiative, and Independent Chair of the Technical Assistance Committee at CDC. She is Director of Investor Watch, a not-for-profit organisation established to align capital markets with efforts to address sustainable production and consumption, and an advisor to the Future Fit Foundation. She is also a Governor of the Walcot Foundation.
Alice has an MA in Economics from Cambridge University and is a chartered accountant.
Alice's detailed cv can be found at this link.