Meet Our Team
We believe that great impact investments are made, not found. Our team’s investment experience is focused on investment sourcing, structuring and management. We are independent and employee-owned, giving our team members a unique commitment to our organisation, clients and vision.
Alex DebneyInvestment Director
Alex is focused on investment strategy, execution and management of our investments.
Previously worked in real assets and sustainable agricultural investment and structuring with Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA).
Alex co-founded a social technology business – Yoinki – focused on delivering innovation and better outcomes to the not-for-profit sector.
Alex also worked in corporate advisory at Goldman Sachs.
Adam GregoryChair of Investment Advisory Committee
Adam Gregory is the CEO of investment firm Light Warrior Group, having founded the group with Radek Sali in early 2016.
Prior to joining Light Warrior, Adam was the Co-Head of the Consumer, Retail & Healthcare Investment Banking in Australia / New Zealand for Goldman Sachs.
Katherine PopovHead of Finance
Katherine oversees finance across Conscious Investment Management
Katherine was formerly a manager in the tax division of EY – Private Client Services, and previously worked in a range of finance roles across EY and in corporate.
Formerly Executive Director in the investment banking group at Macquarie Group.
Richard has been the Chair and Deputy Chair of the Song Room, the national arts education organisation since 2003.
Ed RingInvestment Associate
Ed is focused on investment diligence and execution.
Previously worked as an Associate at Kirwood Capital, a Melbourne based private equity fund, alongside management roles at a number of charitable foundations.
Giselle RouxMember of Investment Advisory Committee
Giselle was the former Chief Investment Officer at Escala Partners (2013 – 2019) and JBWere (2007 –2013).
Paul SundbergMember of Investment Advisory Committee
Formerly the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Risk Officer of JBWere and Goldman Sachs, and chaired various investment, risk and underwriting committees across Australasia (between 1992 and 2012).
Paul was also an Advisory Director to and member of the Asian Commitments Committee (equity and debt raisings) of Goldman Sachs from 2013-2016.
Kate TembyMember of Investment Advisory Committee
Kate is a Partner at Affirmative Investment Management, one of the world’s leading global social bond investors.
Prior to this role, Kate was co-head of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) Institutional Sales, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, previously working globally with both Goldman Sachs and PWC in various roles.
Matthew TomincChief Investment Officer
Previously managed the impact investment mandate of Light Warrior Group – a Melbourne-based family office, investing a significant pool of capital across a range of global strategies.
Prior to Light Warrior Matthew worked at Goldman Sachs.