We have curated a program packed with the brightest minds in the sector – International pioneers, leading investors and impact practitioners blazing trails of opportunity through gender lens investing. 

We are delighted to welcome the following speakers to Doltone House Jones bay Wharf, Sydney on Tuesday May 19, 2021. 


Suzanne Biegel
Suzanne Biegel

CEO & Co-founder

CEO, Catalyst at Large; Co-founder, Gender Smart Investing, UK Summit



Suzanne is founder of Catalyst at Large and Co-Founder of the GenderSmart Investing Summit. She is a globally recognised expert on gender-smart investing. Her work has influenced hundreds of funds and institutional investors, and billions of dollars of capital to move with a gender lens.

Her work spans research, field building and consulting on gender-smart investing.  She is the co-author of Project Sage, the global market scan of PE, VC, and private debt vehicles with a gender lens. Suzanne also co-teaches Getting Gender Smart at Duke University. She sits on a number of advisory boards including the Equality Fund, Boardroom Africa, and others. She co-leads the Gender and Racial Equity working group at Toniic. She co-led the DFI Gender Finance Collaborative, and advises on the 2x Challenge and the now DFI 2X Collaborative.

The GenderSmart Investing Summit and its broader platform brings together the most committed investors and investment influencers, globally, to unlock gender-smart capital at scale. Two of its key initiatives are about the intersection of climate and gender finance, and about the intersection of gender and racial equity investing (JEDI.)

Suzanne has been building and managing her own gender-smart investment portfolio for over 20 years. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School of Business. She and her team are based in London.

Follow her @zanne2, and on gendersmartinvesting.com as well as catalystatlarge.com