Lisa Willems is a Managing Director at AlphaMundi and based in Washington DC.

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Following a move from Switzerland to the US in 2015, she started and currently manages the Group’s US operations.

She was responsible for establishing AlphaMundi Foundation and securing the initial funding from USAID. She also sits on the Investment Committee for SAIF-Bastion. Beyond her AlphaMundi activities, Lisa sits on the investment committee of Illumen Capital, a private equity impact fund-of-funds launched in 2018, and she teaches impact investing as an adjunct professor at American University. Prior to AlphaMundi, Lisa was Director of Investments at the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation where she was a member of a three-person team responsible for overseeing all aspects of management of the USD 600M endowment and played an integral role in building a new investment process. In the impact investing space Lisa has worked with the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, an emerging market fund of funds sponsored by the US Government and Grassroots Business Fund, an impact investment fund in Washington, DC. Beyond her investing experience she
spent four years working as a management consultant in New York predominantly at Oliver Wyman. She holds BAs in Economics and Public Policy from Duke University
and an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business