Justin Sykes is a social investment specialist with over 15 years’ experience in structuring, financing and implementation of innovative and large-scale impact investments for clients including private wealth structures, international charities, multilateral and bilateral development agencies. These investments have positively impacted thousands of lives across a diverse range countries in Africa and the Middle East.
Justin is the Managing Director of Innovest Advisory, a boutique consultancy company which works at the nexus between innovation and social impact and seeks to link socially minded investors with impact investment opportunities globally.
Justin has worked for the United Nations on global job creation programme and helped internationalise The Prince’s Trust model of start-up business support for disadvantaged youth.
Justin serves as a board member and adviser to a number of international charities and local grassroots microfinance organisations engaged in supporting the livelihoods of low-income communities.
He also serves as non-executive director on a $150m impact investment fund, PG Impact Investments.