Olivia Prentice


Olivia Prentice, Director

Olivia is currently on secondment as the Chief Operating Officer of the Impact Management Project, responsible for content and operations. She is based in New York.

Prior to this, she led Bridges’ impact management strategy internally across all fund types (growth equity, social outcomes, social businesses and and property), which included developing and implementing tools and software for investment selection and impact accounting. She specialises in helping financial institutions, investors, corporates, policymakers and entrepreneurs design and enhance their impact measurement and management practices, working across multiple geographies and diverse strategies.

Before joining Bridges, Olivia worked for CDC, the UK’s Development Finance Institution, assessing and measuring the development impact of their investments across Africa and South Asia. She also supported the DFID Impact Fund in the initial stages of its strategy to make impact investments benefiting the poorest people in developing countries.

Olivia has an MA in International Relations from King’s College London, and a BA (Hons) in History from Durham University.