Program speakers


Rebecca Thomas​

Rebecca is the Executive Director of SVA’s Impact Investing team and leads the team’s investment of capital across a range of social issue areas and capital instruments.  Investments are designed to deliver an appropriate risk adjusted financial return and measurable social impact.

Rebecca is also a Board Director for YWCA, YWCA National Housing and Social Infrastructure Investment Partners (the manager of Synergis Fund).  Prior to joining SVA in 2016, Rebecca held senior roles at GE Capital and Lloyds Banking Group in both Australia and in the UK. She has deep experience in the origination, structuring and execution of debt finance transactions across a range of sectors. Rebecca holds a BSc (Hons) from University College London.