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EU Webinar #13 | Outcome funds – challenges and opportunities

The webinar will explore the topic of outcome funds, where these are positioned in the EU policy framework, which initiatives the EU is considering, what are the strengths and the weaknesses of these mechanisms, as well as the challenges to implement outcome funds in Europe, and how investors and SPOs can use them to maximise social impact.

Draft agenda:

15.00 – 15.10 Introduction - Matteo Mascolo, EVPA
15.10 – 15.20 The EU Policy and strategy on Outcome Funds - Georgia Efremova, European Commission, 
15.20 – 15.30 EU innovative outcome-based financial products - Philippe Bernard-Treille, European Investment Fund
15.30 – 15.40 Financing outcomes – the UK journey through Outcomes Funds - Jane Newman, Social Finance UK
15.40 – 15.50 Lessons learned from establishing an Outcomes Fund in Portugal - Filipe Almeida, Inovacao Social Portugal
15.50 – 16.20 Q&A session - All Panellists
16.20 – 16.30 Conclusion - Matteo Mascolo, EVPA

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Meet the speakers

Georgia Efremova

Georgia Efremova - European Commission (DG ECFIN / L2), Belgium

Georgia Efremova is a Policy Officer for Social Impact Investment at the European Commission, Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs, where she currently coordinates the work of the Directorate on EU policy development and financial instruments in the area of social investment, developed together with the EIB Group and other IFIs and contributing to the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. 

Philippe Bernard-Treille

Philippe Bernard-Treille - European Investment Fund (EIF), Luxembourg

Philippe is an Investment Manager at the European Investment Fund (EIF) with 15 years of experience in venture capital, private equity and impact investing.

Jane Newman

Jane Newman - Social Finance UK, United Kingdom

Jane is International Director of Social Finance UK. Social Finance is a not for profit organisation that partners with government, social sector organisations and the financial community to find better ways of tackling social problems.

Filipe Almeida

Filipe Almeida - Portugal Inovação Social, Portugal

Filipe Almeidais currently President of the Mission Unit “Portugal Social Innovation”, a public entity created to promote social innovation and develop the social investment market in Portugal.

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