Tim Docking

Tim is a Washington, D.C.-based business executive with twenty years of emerging market and public sector experience. Prior to RIN, he worked at the intersection of business, technology and international development at the IBM Corporation. Earlier in his career, Tim helped launch the Millennium Challenge Corporation (U.S. government agency), and directed Africa research at a D.C. think tank.

Docking has testified before Congress, written and commented widely in the media, and has helped form and implement policy at the highest levels of government as a White House Fellow. He holds a Ph.D. in comparative politics from Boston University.

John Kluge

John W. Kluge is a systems entrepreneur and committed social justice activist. He is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of the Alight Fund, an investment and financing company for refugee and host country entrepreneurs. Previously, he co-founded Eirene, a multi-family-office impact investing fund, Toilet Hackers, a social enterprise dedicated to scaling access to dignified sanitation for the 2.5 billion people without a toilet. Kluge currently serves as a Trustee of Babson College, as a member of the Center for Strategic International Studies’ Taskforce on Global Forced Migration, as a Director of the Fonderie 47 Foundation, as the Co-Chair of the Virginia Policy Entrepreneurship Lab, and as a member of the Human Rights Commission of Charlottesville. He is the co-author of the book, Charity & Philanthropy for Dummies (Wylie, 2013), the author of John Kluge: Stories (Columbia University Press, 2008) and has written about the intersection of business and social impact for Forbes and Conscious Company Magazine. Kluge holds a B.A. from Columbia University and an MBA from the Babson F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business.

Andrew Stern

Andrew Stern is the Founder, President and Executive Director of the Global Development Incubator (GDI) and a member of the GDI U.S. and Hong Kong boards. He leads the team across focus areas and crafts unconventional perspectives to drive the global development sector forward. Stern has played many roles within GDI initiatives, including Interim CEO of Convergence, the global network for Blended Finance, and serves on the governance or advisory boards of Emerging Public Leaders, citiesRise and Tendrel. Prior to founding GDI, Stern was a Global Operating Partner at Dalberg Global Advisors. During that time, he helped design and launch the Aspen Network of Entrepreneurs (ANDE) and served as the founding chairman of mothers2mothers. Stern holds a joint MBA/MPP from Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School and a BA in Economics from Princeton University.

Hieu Tom Bui

Tom was a Convention refugee living in Palawan Refugee Camp for almost two years in 1981-1983. He resettled in Canada with his aunt. After graduating, Tom chose a life of public service with the Canadian Government, serving on the Boards of the World Bank Group, as an international (refugee) protection executive in 2006-2009, as Canadian chief negotiator for the African Development Bank and Fund in 2010, and as country program director for Vietnam, Indonesia and ASEAN development programs. Tom now works on international issues related to environment, climate change and biodiversity protection.
Tom has an MA in Economics and BBA in Economics and Business Administration from Simon Fraser University. He is a CFA charterholder.

Ruma Bose

Ruma Bose is the Founder of Humanitarian Ventures, an impact fund investing in high growth technology companies with potential to have impact in the humanitarian sector. She was previously the President of Chobani Foundation and Chobani Ventures, supporting entrepreneurs and organizations with a mission to make better food for more people. In 2014, she strategized and executed the launch of Tent, Chobani Founder Hamdi Ulukaya’s personal philanthropic foundation.

Sandra Osborne Kartt

Sandra Osborne is the Director of Investments at ImpactAssets. She oversees investment management for the Giving Fund including sourcing, due diligence and investment selection. Prior to joining ImpactAssets, Osborne served as a Risk Officer at Developing World Markets, an impact investment asset manager focused on linking the capital markets and financial institutions serving the bottom of the pyramid in emerging and frontier economies. She also worked at Keefe Bruyette & Woods, a boutique investment bank.