Program speakers


Shola Diop

Senior Impact Investment Analyst

Shola is a Senior Impact Investment Analyst at Alinea Capital Pty Ltd, a Sydney based impact investment and advisory firm specialising in using blended finance to deliver social and environmental infrastructure across the Asia Pacific region. Shola also plays a role as Director of Trax Capital Limited, a funds management firm developing Australia’s first Indigenous gender lens impact fund. Alongside his roles in impact investing, Shola is also co-founder and Treasurer of Australian South Sea Islander (Port Jackson) Limited, an Australian charity that has worked over the past 10 years across social justice, community development and disaster relief for Australian South Sea Islander, Pacific Islander and First Nations communities. Shola has 10 years of financial service experience across both buy-side and sell-side institutional investments both in Europe and Australia.