Vineet Bewtra is a Senior Advisor to GIF. He was responsible for leading Omidyar Network’s education-related investments across Africa, and also led their involvement in the European impact investing & venture philanthropy sectors. Before ON, he was at The Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, where he was responsible for CIFF’s work in educational achievement focused on Sub-Saharan Africa and India. Prior to that, Vineet worked for 14 years in Europe’s structured and illiquid fixed income markets, serving as a managing director and running a proprietary investment desk. Vineet holds a BA, and an MSc in development management. He has served, in a personal capacity, as an observer to CDC’s Impact Funds Investment Committee, as a UK trustee of Concern Worldwide, and as a governor of Ark John Keats Academy. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.