BOARD OF ADVISORS
Ibrahim AlHusseini is a serial entrepreneur and impact investor. He is the managing partner of FullCycle Energy LP I and II, a series of waste-to-energy funds, accelerating the adoption of the world’s leading waste-to-value technology. In addition to FullCycle, AlHusseini’s family office, The Husseini Group LLC, invests in growth companies that embrace social enhancement and ecological sustainability. His firm has been an early investor in Tesla Motors, Bloom Energy (NYSE:BE), Aspiration Inc., WePower, Cadence Health, Thrive Market, CleanChoice Energy, and many other renowned companies. AHusseini speaks globally about impact investing and the solution economy. He has been featured in Forbes, Fortune and The Washington Post, and has presented at the United Nations, the Vatican, the Social Good Summit, INSEAD and more. His board memberships include the Rainforest Action Network, the Vatican’s Laudato Si’ Challenge, Synova Power, Aspiration Inc., Biomimicry Institute, Our Generation Speaks, Culture Project, Global Partnership for Women and Girls, and Cornerstone Capital Group. To date, AlHusseini has raised half a billion dollars in impact-focused capital and considers himself a pragmatist.
Leon Toh is the executive director of impact investment holding company, Damson Capital in Singapore. He has dedicated his career to supporting social entrepreneurs seeking to create sustained positive change through enterprise. Damson focuses on social impact investments, enterprise development, and impact innovation within Asia. Leon is an advocate for BoP Hub as a means of supporting the growth of Social Entrepreneurs. On the personal front, Leon is passionate about Education and serves on the UWC Council in London, supporting the education of young changemakers from over 150 countries in 17 countries and Chairs the UWC National Committee of Singapore, selecting young Singaporean Change-makers to study in the UWC network for their pre-university education.
Tony Kalm was the inaugural leader of One Acre Fund in the U.S. from late 2009, and eventually became President. For his work with the organization, he was named Social Entrepreneur of the Year by the Schwab Foundation at the World Economic Forum. After nearly a decade of service there, he stepped down to pursue new opportunities. Previously, he was deputy head of CGIAR at the World Bank, a global research partnership that advances agricultural science and technology for small farmers. Before that, he helped establish the Global Crop Diversity Trust, which maintains a collection of genebanks around the world as an insurance policy for the world's food supply. Tony graduated from Cornell University and received his Master of Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Sri Lanka, and worked in the HIV/AIDS program of the Medical Research Council of South Africa.
David Choo is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Lonsdale Capital, a private investment advisory firm based in Singapore. Prior to rejoining Lonsdale Capital in 2014, David was an Associate Director, Global Research in HSBC’s Global Markets Division from 2011 to 2014. David previously worked for Lonsdale Capital between 2009 and 2011. Earlier in his career, he held equity research and corporate finance roles at ARA Asset Management, a Singapore-based asset manager with over US$50bn under management. David has an M.Sc. in Economics from Singapore Management University and is a CFA Charterholder.