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
BNY Mellon – Head of Market Risk for Global Markets Infrastructure in US. 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.
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.
Former McKinsey US Consultant
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
Former Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer for JPMorgan Private Bank, NYC. Headed up Technology and Operations Special Projects. Former head of Technology & Operations in Europe for JPM Private Bank of Geneva.
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.
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.
Senior Proprietary Trader at Mizuho Corporate Bank Ltd. Former currency swaps trader and financial engineering.
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.
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 has been on the Independent Director on the Board of Directors 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 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.