Karen joined Big Society Capital as an Investment Associate in 2016. She is currently involved in portfolio management for a number of intermediaries, health and housing investments. She is interested in social investment’s role to deliver affordable housing, refugees integration and women’s empowerment.
Before joining Big Society Capital, she worked in Social Ventures Hong Kong, where she developed and managed an impact investment portfolio of over 20 social ventures across housing, transportation, education and other sectors. Prior to that, she worked at Deutsche Bank’s investment banking team.
Karen graduated from University of Oxford (MBA) and London School of Economics (BSc).
Our Investment Director, Karen Ng, reflects on her key takeaways from participating in GIIN’s Gender Lens Initiative (GLI) as a working group member over the past year. Karen attended the final event in New York in May.
After a period of reviewing applications, Big Society Capital has selected Resonance and Patron Capital Partners as joint fund managers. The fund managers will work together to develop and implement a property fund to provide housing for vulnerable women. The fund presents an exciting opportunity to create long-lasting positive change with mission-aligned partners across women, housing and social investment sectors.