Senior Partner, The Philanthropic Initiative
Ellen Remmer is a champion for philanthropy, impact investing, and social change. She is a senior partner at The Philanthropic Initiative (TPI), the philanthropic advisory firm that pioneered the field of strategy philanthropy advising, and works around the globe to help donors achieve lasting social and environmental change.
She has more than 25 years of experience helping philanthropists create transformational results and served as president and CEO of TPI from 2007- 2012. Ellen is currently focused on lifting up the opportunity of impact investing as a powerful tool for social change. She leads Invest for Better, an initiative aimed at mobilizing women to activate their investment capital for good.
Ellen serves as the president of her family's foundation, which supports girls’ empowerment programs and sustainable fisheries. She chairs the Board of Prosperity Catalyst, a nonprofit organization that launches women-led businesses in conflict-ridden countries, and is a member of the Oxfam Leadership Council.