Danyal Sattar

Non-Executive Director

Danyal bring over 25 years of impact, ethical and social investing experience to the Finance Earth team, and is one of the leading figures in UK’s impact sector.

Danyal is currently Chief Executive Officer of The Big Issue Invest, leading the organisation’s social investment arm. He brings with him a wealth of experience in providing finance and support to social enterprises and charities seeking to eradicate poverty while creating opportunities for people across the UK.

Prior to his role at The Big Issue Invest, Danyal served as Head of Social Investment with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, where was responsible for managing the foundation’s social investment fund with a focus on achieving solutions to poverty and inequality in the UK.

In addition to deploying the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s £15 million fund, Danyal selected and executed investments and deployed new strategic programmes such as the Poverty Premium Fund.