Simba Marekera


Simba is the Head of Investment Solutions at Brightlight Group. He works with and on behalf of institutional investors, government entities, non-profit organisations and social enterprises that are active in the impact investing capital markets.

Simba helps clients access opportunities, build and manage impact portfolios and access impact capital. Prior to that, he spent 6 years managing Christian Super’s alternatives, fixed income and Impact Investment portfolios where he helped to commit close $150 million to Impact Investments.

Simba is also the Co-Founder of Ignition Impact (, an Angel Network of Australian professionals that invests in high growth and high social impact African Small to Medium Enterprises.

Simba co-founded EdFin (, a fintech company that provides affordable and responsible education financing for international students in Australia.

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