Balder Vestad is Head of responsAbility Nordics, leading the company’s business development activities in the region. Previously, he worked as a corporate banker at DNB Bank, and has an MSc. in Economic History and Development Studies from the London School of Economics (LSE). He has worked and studied in 7 countries on 4 continents and thus, not surprisingly, enjoys traveling.
responsAbility Investments is a leader in impact and development investments. The firm is based in Zurich and manages $3.3 billion in assets, with a staff of 240 in 10 offices around the globe. responsAbility Investments contributes to development by investing via private debt and private equity in more than 500 non-listed companies in 90 emerging and developing countries and across the financials, agri-food and renewable energy sectors. Through their inclusive business models, these firms help meet the basic needs of broad sections of the population and drive economic development.