Team

Our vision is a world where employment, education, food, water, and health are available for all people, so that humans can truly reach their full potential. We aim to raise $10 billion in a decade and impact 500,000 people who are the most in need.

B4P is strongly supported by best of breed Board of Directors.


Board of Directors

Manoo Halati

Credit Suisse - Head of Global Credit Markets Risk Management Group. Providing market risk solutions, monitoring and oversight for the global credit business including distressed, high yield, investment grade, loan and structured credit trading. Former Managing Director for Structured Credit Trading at Merrill Lynch, Co-head of US Structured Credit Trading desk. Former Vice President: Risk Management Group at Merrill Lynch. Manoo brings to B4P extraordinary experience in capital markets arena, in particular in deal structures and hedging: all to ensure that the impact investment has the biggest impact for investors and the ultimate borrowers.

Tracey Eisman

Former employee at JPMorgan Investment Bank and JPMorgan Private Bank in the US. Tracey served as an internal consultant to a number of key business units and brings a broad range of capital market and project management experience to B4P.

Julie Unmacht

Senior policy advisor to the Obama Adminsitration, US Department of Energy, and former Senior Policy Advisor for the US House of Representatives Armed Services Committee. Baroness Kimberly Moore is the US Goodwill Ambassador to Guinea-Bissau.

Ambassador Douglas Kmiec (ret)

Former Obama Administration Ambassador to Malta, former head of the Office of Legal Counsel to President Reagan, currently Caruso Family Chair and Professor of Constitutional Law & Human Rights at Pepperdine University.

Punit Aggarwal

Executive Leadership Recruiter at Google. Most recently Mr. Aggarwal was a partner in the San Francisco office of Nosal Partners LLC. Previously Mr. Aggarwal was an executive search consultant in the Silicon Valley and Los Angeles offices of Korn/Ferry International, where he conducted senior-level assignments within the Global Technology and Media & Entertainment practices.

Rachel O'Meara

Sales Executive Google


Advisory Board

Emily Rose Gutman

Director investment Grade Trading Credit Suisse, trade CP, MTN, FRNs - experienced in all aspects of debt/equity capital markets. 18 year wall street veteran.

Raymond U. Guthrie, Esq.

Global Alliance Advisor, Office of Innovation and Developmental Alliances (IDEA)
Global Partnerships Division. U.S. Agency for International Development.

Tara Blake

Director, Political Risk Investment Insurance. Overseas Private Investment Corporation, graduate of Princeton University.

Tracey G. Eisman

Former JP Morgan Private Bank in New York and Chicago on the internal consulting team, Change Management Lead, Senior Program Manager (VP).

Darshan Chtianbranu

Former McKinsey US Consultant

Simon Berg

Managing Director at ING Bank Asia, Head of Counterparty Risk in London. Simon has more than 20 years in credit and risk management with positions in Asia and London.

Mark Le Lievre

Current Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer for JPMorgan Private Bank, NYC. Heads up Technology and Operations Special Projects. Former head of Technology & Operations in Europe for JPM Private Bank of Geneva.

Peter N James

Director of Citigroup Asset Management Services, UK. Investment management veteran with experience as Executive Director for JPMorgan Head of Investment Operations Europe, Vice President Bank of New York Mellon, Vice President of JPMorgan Asset Management.

Keith Keggley

Bill Gates former Technology Evangelist at Microsoft. He has been Product Manager for hardware, Director of Emerging Market Services at Microsoft. VP President Alliances at Peter Diamandis X Prize. Board member and co-founder of Social Venture Partners (SVP). Currently an active venture capital investor.

Andrew Duffy

Senior Portfolio Manager (long/short) of multibillion dollar portfolios at firms such as Citigroup and TIAA-CREF and Ascent Investments. 20 plus years of experience in portfolio management and investment banking. Former Lieutenant in Green Berets.

Suzanne Hunt

Richard Branson's Carbon War Room working to create a new market place for renewable fuel for the transport sector.

Shayne Dunlap

Senior Proprietary Trader at Mizuho Corporate Bank Ltd.
Former currency swaps trader and financial engineering.

Sunjay Kumar

Retirement Product Specialist at Capital Group, LA.

Anne Gole

Structured Finance Advisory Services, Ernst & Young, LLP

Meg Wilson

Spencer Stuart global executive recruitment in finance and technology. Former mergers and acquisitions team at Deloitte Touche.

Laura Survant

Deloitte Touche veteran with 23 years of experience in audit, tax, M&A and banking experience.

Sam Polk

Former distressed debt hedge fund manager at King Street, and Bank of America Bond and CDS Trader. Philantropic work at health and wellness in LA.


Management Team

Executive Director/Founder: Mark Thornton

former interim Chief Operating Officer for JPMorgan Private Bank in London, with 16 years of investment banking experience. Mark was VP at JPMorgan Investment Management in London and head of New Product, New Markets and New Instruments where is was the final sign of in Europe. Mark helped launch the first hedge fund of funds product. 6 years of market risk management at Daiwa Securities. 5 years of credit analysis on derivative products for Sumitomo Bank Capital markets. He is a guest lecturer at Wharton Business School for the Leadership Development Program. Mark as been on the Board of Directors for 4 years of a publicly traded company in the US, serving on the Audit Committee, Chair of the Risk Committee and Compensation Committee. He is a published author on meditation practice for business people.

Chief Executive Officer: Suleiman Khan

currently works at Citibank on the CDO Structuring Desk. He brings a wealth of capital markets experience through his experience at Citigroup Financial Institutions as part of the Mergers & Acquisition Group, private placement experience at Prudential Capital Group. He has significant development experience through microfinance work with United Nations Development Program, Zimbabwe Assoc. of Microfinance Institutions, a Director of Finance for Micro energy Credits and numerous renewable energy positions. He has worked as a senior advisor to the Director of Research for the US Governments Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act of 2009

Chief Operating Officer: Peter D. Litvin

former Chief Financial Officer for Citibank Alternative Investment team in US, with 20 years of experience managing the financial, risk and operational infrastructure of global alternative asset managers. Peter is a global consultant on corporate governance and works closely with leading global regulators. His product knowledge is extensive and covers the whole alternative investment spectrum.

Chief Institutional Relationship: Barnaby Grist

has 20 years finance experience working with US retail investors – previously Senior Managing Director of Strategic Business Development at The Charles Schwab Corp where he created investment advisory business. Later joined private equity backed RIA firm in US

Global Head of Impact and Innovation: Rosario Londono

is the current Sr. Advisor Social Innovation and Impact at Imaginenations Group, seconded from the Inter-American Group, and one of the founders of the League of Intrapreneurs, a movement to change business from the inside out without sacrificing financial returns. Over 18 years of private and public experience in the DFI sector and heads- up B4Ps country and sector analysis and innovation opportunities.
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Chief Credit Risk Officer: Charlie Lee

20 plus years experience as Executive Director at JPMorgan Securities (Asia) with extensive experience in M&A, capital raising and securities markets. Former JPMorgan Securities Inc. Founded the firms' ratings and capital structure advisory practice in 1997. Participated on many of the firm's highest profile buyouts and acquisitions.

Chief Technology Officer: Pat Ejikieme

ex JPMorgan Chase VP Treasury and Security Service. Senior Technology Program Manager with Global leadership experience spanning re-engineering of large complex financial systems, implementing and overseeing large technology programs, merger and integration initiatives