Emma Geard

Emma was a commercial lawyer specialising in corporate finance and financial markets regulation before joining Ākina’s impact investing team.

As Investment and Policy Advisor, Emma supports the ongoing development of the impact investing programme, including designing services and leveraging contacts locally and globally to provide comprehensive support to enterprises in need of capital.

The impact investing team directly supports enterprises with investment readiness. They have worked with a number of social enterprises to create innovative offerings to investors that allow for growth while protecting mission.