Program speakers



Mark Ingram

Chief Impact Officer

Mark has spent close to 25 years in the development of international business. Whether as a Trading Manager for the large Japanese Conglomerate Kanematsu Corporation, or as Trade Commissioner and Consul General for the New Zealand Government, or as founding CEO of the market leading non-profit Business for Development, Mark has catalysed and implemented a wide range of high impact international business investments. In particular, Mark has spent the last decade building inclusive business enterprises with large corporates in emerging markets, providing him with market leading insights into the global impact investing space. With this knowledge and experience, he has consulted to the Asian Development Bank, the United Nations Development Program, the World Economic Forum and the Australian Government. His organisation Business for Development won the Shared Value Australia Project Award in 2016, the World Economic Forum New Vision for Development Award in 2017 and the Victorian Exporter of the Year Award in the services sector in 2018.