Robin Kipfer

Robin Kipfer, born in Switzerland, studied his Master’s degree at Hanken School of Economics in International Strategy and Sustainability in Helsinki. During his studies, he was awarded Best Performing Master’s Student 2018 and got the chance to work in India for 6 months at the Jindal Centre for Social Innovation + Entrepreneurship. During this period Robin specialised in impact investing and conducted a research for the Global Steering Group for Impact Investing (GSGII). Later on, this motivated him to write his Master’s thesis about this growing industry. In his thesis, he compared impact investors’ practices in Finland and in India. Particularly, he aimed to analyse what drives impact investors in a developed country such as Finland and in an emerging one such as India.