Marie Rosencrantz, Adjunct Associate Professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), has more than 20 years of experience in management consulting, ESG / CSR, development finance / impact investing, diplomacy, and teaching / training. She currently teaches courses in Social Entrepreneurship & Venture Philanthropy and CSR Management at the HKUST Business School.
Marie Rosencrantz worked as a management consultant with McKinsey & Co, helped launch the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria as its first manager for strategy & policy, worked for the World Bank in Washington, Morocco and Indonesia, and was the senior advisor for ESG & impact measurement for the UK development finance institution CDC. In 2010, her consulting firm Rosencrantz & Co developed CDCs Toolkit on ESG for Fund Managers and the associated ESG training program for private equity funds. Rosencrantz & Co currently provides strategic advice and training to private and public sector clients. Marie Rosencrantz was also a diplomat with the Swedish Foreign Service, with postings to Colombia, the OECD, and Italy, where she served as the Swedish Trade Commissioner and head of the Swedish Trade Council / Business Sweden team and office in Milan.
Marie Rosencrantz currently serves as a member of the Hong Kong board and program committee of EMpower, the emerging markets foundation, and the advisory board for the social enterprise TwoPresents. She was previously a board member with Charity Rating.
Marie Rosencrantz has a MBA degree from INSEAD, a M.Sc. degree in Development Studies from the London School of Economics, and an Economics B.A. degree from Stanford University.
07 Jun 2017
This session will highlight the importance of collaboration among universities and a range of stakeholders in the social investment space to grow the impact of the social enterprises and social entrepreneurs that have been cultivated at the university level. This session will also look at some of the existing challenges in forging such partnerships for further collaboration and dynamism across the entire ecosystem.