Tan oversees the activities of the Impact Investing Network as enabled by the National Advisory Board.
Tan has successfully raised investments for impact enterprises, most recently at crowdfunding platform PledgeMe. His varied background has taken him across startups, corporate and government in diverse sectors such as investment, technology, creative, economic development and education.
Tan's expertise is in growing the capability and scale of enterprises and sectors through strategic investment and economic development initiatives. He has delivered major projects across New Zealand, Australia, the US, the UK and Vietnam.
Joseph Duke Euphrat
Duke's passion for sustainability stems from his connection with nature through surfing, hiking, and fly fishing and connection with local communities through volunteering efforts.
Today, Duke is proud to be working as a Senior Sustainable Investment Advisor for the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI). Previously, Duke worked for New Zealand Superannuation Fund advising and designing sustainable investing strategies while writing a thesis in collaboration with Impact Enterprise Fund for the University of Otago, where he received his Masters of Sustainable Business, to understand New Zealand’s sustainable impact measurement and management landscape. Before moving to New Zealand, Duke worked for Bank of America, Merrill Lynch where he was a Financial Advisor educating ESG considerations into advising practices.
Duke also provides contractual advisory work for clients in supporting sustainable measurement, management, reporting, and governance efforts.
Safe joined Social Investment Business, the UK's leading social impact investor tackling inequality for a more resilient and diverse social economy as a financial controller. Previously he worked with a global accounting firm in New Zealand with almost 10 years’ experience in private, public and charity sectors.
Safe has always been passionate about social impact. As a chartered accountant (CAANZ), his career combines extensive finance experience with expertise in impact measurement and management frameworks and impact investment.
Safe wants to build a more sustainable and fair economy. He strongly believes that creating a strong impact investing community globally is a considerable step towards that direction. Safe volunteers in various organisations advocating for impact investment and transparency including the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment (GSG) to improve their financial systems and support their programme delivery.