Michael Lynch


Executive Director, Social Ventures Australia

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Michael joined SVA in 2017 and leads the Impact Investing team. The Impact Investing team links socially-oriented organisations with a need for capital to a network of impact investors by developing and managing a range of impact investment instruments that generate both a financial and social return for investors and the broader community.

Michael has 25 years of banking and financial markets experience in Australia and Europe at organisations including CBA, Merrill Lynch, UBS and Societe Generale. Michael’s experience extends across a range of management and product roles and he has been an advisor to many leading corporates and private equity firms.

Michael has an undergraduate degree in Commerce and a Masters Degree in Applied Finance. He was previously a board member of the Sylvanvale Foundation, a provider of services in the disability sector. 

Laura Maclean