Suzanne Biegel, Founder, Catalyst at Large

Suzanne Biegel, Founder, Catalyst at Large


Suzanne Biegel is founder of Catalyst at Large, recently created a pilot initiative to bring together investors with a gender lens, called Women Effect, and is an active impact investor and philanthropist. Her work focuses on investing with a women and girls / gender lens, and her own portfolio is directed with a broader set of impact and gender lenses. She is also the Investment Director for SPRING, a project of DFID, Nike Foundation/Girl Effect and USAID, for ventures with a positive “girl effect.” 

She is the founder of Clearly Social Angels in the UK and was a founding board member of Confluence Philanthropy in the US. She is an adviser for the Wharton Social Impact “Investing in Women” initiative, amongst several other advisory board roles. She founded Women in Social Finance in London and co-founded the Values Based Investment group of Women Donors Network. She is a Catto fellow at The Aspen Institute. She is also a member of the Toniic/100% Impact Network.

She received the Beacon award for philanthropy and impact investing in the UK in 2015. She is a graduate of Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania. A native New Yorker, Suzanne has been based in London for the past 7 years.

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