HELENA RIESE HARSTAD

Chairman & Co-Founder
helena@optimizerfoundation.se

 

 

Helena Riese Harstad is the

Co-Founder and working Chairman

of Optimizer Foundation.

She leads the overall strategic direction of the foundation, including assessment of investment opportunities, and manages donor engagement.

 

 

ANNE STUBERT PARTRIDGE

COO
anne@optimizerfoundation.se

 

 

Anne Partridge is the COO of Optimizer Foundation. She is responsible for developing and implementing the strategy of the foundation, identifying and evaluating investment opportunities,     and managing the portfolio.

MARCUS WATSON

Advisor

 

 

 

Marcus provides advisory support

to Optimizer Foundation, specifically with regards to the East African markets. Marcus is

an Associate Partner at Dalberg Advisors, a strategy consulting firm, based in Nairobi, Kenya.

 

ABDOURAHMANE DIOP

Advisor

 

 

 

Abdourahmane is an investment professional with more 7 years' experience in impact investing

and innovative financing in agriculture, global health and education. He provides advisory support to Optimizer Foundation, specifically with regards to financial returns analysis and investment pricing strategy.

 

 

 

KARINA FASSBENDER

Associate Analyst

 

 

Passionate about entrepreneurship and innovation in healthcare

in East Africa, Karina supports Optimizer Foundation with

research and mapping of

investment opportunities in East Africa.

CATHARINA BELFRAGE SAHLSTRAND

Board Member
catharina@optimizerfoundation.se

 

 

Catharina is a board member of Optimizer Foundation.

She is a lawyer and heads

the legal team at Debt Capital Markets at one of the major

Nordic banks Handelsbanken.

 

ALEXANDRA ROSBERG HINXMAN

Board Member

alexandra@optimizerfoundation.se

 

 

Alexandra Rosberg Hinxman is a board member of Optimizer Foundation. She works as governmental advisor

specialising in international relations and

intra-governmental coordination.