Harvey Koh is a Managing Director at FSG where he leads work on inclusive markets and impact investing.
FSG is an international nonprofit engaged in consulting, research and market building, towards achieving more equitable societies.
Based in London, Harvey works to develop business models and build markets that benefit poor and marginalised populations. This has spanned a wide range of sectors including housing, water, healthcare, energy and agriculture. He also leads FSG’s work to strengthen the impact investing market ecosystem. Harvey has authored influential reports including From Blueprint to Scale (introducing the ‘pioneer gap’ challenge), Beyond the Pioneer, and Shaping Inclusive Markets, and has been published in leading periodicals including SSIR and IDR. Prior to FSG, Harvey co-led the Monitor Inclusive Markets unit at Monitor Deloitte.
Until 2011, Harvey was the founding Head of Investment & Performance at Private Equity Foundation (now Impetus-PEF), a venture philanthropy organisation established in London by TowerBrook, KKR, Blackstone, Bain Capital, TPG, Permira and other leading private equity firms. At PEF, Harvey built up and oversaw a portfolio of 17 high-potential nonprofits and social enterprises, helping them scale by providing medium-term growth capital funding and capacity-building support.
Harvey is a trustee of Social Innovation Exchange (SIX), a leading network supporting social innovators around the world.
Harvey was born and raised in Malaysia, and educated at Cambridge University.
06 Jun 2018
Session Description AVPN defines the social investment ecosystem as encompassing a full range of capital from grants to debt and equity all deployed for social impact. This session will further explore this concept by engaging key funders in Asia to…Read More
04 Jun 2018
Read session notes here. Session Description Funding collaboratively is key to helping social purpose organisations scale and achieve full impact. This session brings experts on innovative funding models together and explore the pros and cons of each constellation with a…Read More