The ImpactAssets team brings several decades of experience in impact investing, innovative financial services, philanthropy and wealth management.
Liesel Pritzker Simmons is Co-Founder and Principal of Blue Haven Initiative, an innovative family office that invests for profit and with purpose. BHI manages an international portfolio of diversified investments across several asset classes, looking at strategies and companies that seek to outperform on financial, social and environmental standards. Liesel is the Co-Founder of IDP Foundation, a private foundation focused on global education. At IDP, she helped create the IDP Rising Schools Program, which leverages microfinance networks to empower nearly 450 low cost private schools with trainings and financial services.
Liesel is recognized as a leader in the impact investing space and speaks frequently on the sector. She serves on several for-profit and non-profit boards and investment committees, including ImpactAssets, Synergos, Toniic, Eco-Post and PivotWorks. Liesel also serves on the Founding Board of The ImPact, a network of leading families who commit to make investments with measurable social impact. Liesel attended Columbia University, where she studied African History. She lives in the Boston area with her husband, Ian Simmons, and their daughter.