Antony Bugg-Levine is the CEO of Nonprofit Finance Fund, a national nonprofit and financial intermediary dedicated to creating a well-capitalized and effective social sector. Mr. Bugg-Levine is widely recognized as a leading figure in the emergence of the global impact investing industry. He is the co-author of the newly released Impact Investing: Transforming How We Make Money While Making a Difference (Wiley, 2011).
As a Managing Director at the Rockefeller Foundation, Mr. Bugg-Levine designed and led the Foundation’s initiative, Harnessing the Power of Impact Investing, and oversaw its program-related investment portfolio. He is the founding board chair of the Global Impact Investing Network, and convened the 2007 meeting that coined the phrase “impact investing”.
Previously, Mr. Bugg-Levine was the Country Director for Kenya and Uganda for TechnoServe, a nongovernmental organization that develops and implements business solutions to rural poverty. Earlier in his career, as a consultant with McKinsey, he advised Fortune 100 clients in the financial services and health care sectors and helped develop new frameworks for incorporating social dynamics into corporate strategy. A native of South Africa, he served in the late 1990s as the acting communications director at the South African Human Rights Commission and as a speechwriter and media strategist for the African National Congress’s 1999 election campaign. He is an associate adjunct professor in the Social Enterprise Program at the Columbia Business School. He lives in New Jersey with his wife, Ahadi.