Anna ShielChief Investment Officer
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- Social banks, social property, new investment ideas and partnership opportunities
Anna leads the investment team that invests and manages our portfolio with Jeremy Rogers. She is a member of the Investment Committee and Executive Committee.
She joined Big Society Capital in 2012. Over the past ten years, she has helped shape BSC’s strategy and make investments which have grown the UK social impact investment market ten-fold to almost £8bn. Within this, she led on developing a number of segments of this market including social property funds, blended finance, place-based investment and community finance.
Prior to joining, Anna had over ten years of experience in investment and strategy, working in Merrill Lynch’s Financial Institutions Group. She was a Board member of Charity Bank between 2014 and 2022 and is now a member of Access’ Blended Finance Investment Committee and the Local Access Blended Investment Committee.