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LeapFrog Investments adds two to team

LeapFrog Investments, a profit with purpose investment firm, has appointed Roger Ferguson as a member of its Global Leadership Council and Julie Wallace as its head of impact. This appointments follow Dominic Barton, former global managing partner of McKinsey, joining as chairman of the Management Board.

Ferguson is the former President and CEO of TIAA, one of the 30 largest asset managers in the world and a pioneering ESG investor, and was previously the first African American to be Vice Chair of the US Federal Reserve. Wallace was Global Head of Sustainability and Community Engagement at Standard Chartered Bank, driving the sustainability strategy and reporting for the FTSE 100 bank operating in 59 markets and employing 85,000 staff.
 
Both appointments come as LeapFrog grows its investor base and its portfolio of financial services and healthcare companies in global growth markets. Ferguson and Wallace will support LeapFrog to further advance the frontiers of impact investing, expanding on its industry-leading proprietary impact measurement framework tool FIIRM, its contribution to dramatically reducing poverty aligned with UN SDG1, and its support for a Just Transition for low-income consumers.

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