Ankie is the Founder & CEO of Shifted, an organization that consults public and private sectors on impact investing and Social Impact Bonds (SIB) development. In the UK, Ankie worked with the Social Investment & Finance Team at the Cabinet Office of the UK Government on non-legislative policy recommendations to grow a UK social pension fund. Ankie also worked with the SIB Fund Team at Bridges Ventures to develop a methodology translating social value to government savings for UK practitioners. To further the global discipline of SIB research, Ankie is part of the OxNet SIB team, which is dedicated to researching the use of SIBs to scale an education outreach program led by Pembroke College at University of Oxford. The OxNet program aims to widen access for disadvantaged students to top UK universities.
Ankie previously managed Investor Relations for SOW Asia Foundation. Prior to transitioning to impact investing, Ankie’s background was in Equity Research and was ranked by Bloomberg as the top analyst for China Utilities. She has had IPO experience in Utilities and Consumer company listings in Hong Kong.
Ankie completed the Master of Public Policy (MPP) degree in 2016 at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford as a Kwok Scholar from the Kwok Scholars Association. She was also awarded a scholarship grant by the Oxford & Cambridge Society of Hong Kong. Ankie holds a B.A. (Honours) in International Relations and Economics from University of Toronto.