Rosemary Addis AM | Founder & Chair, Impact Investing Australia


Rosemary is an internationally recognised director and strategist driving innovation and investment for greater impact and sustainability.

As a go to leader for breakthrough solutions to complex social issues, market transformation and investment moving capital to the SDGs, Rosemary has advised SDG Impact at UNDP, the OECD Social Impact Investing Initiative and World Economic Forum Ideas to Practice and collaborated with Oxford University and Harvard Kennedy School. She is an Ambassador of the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment

Rosemary’s track record spans a global legal career, first Social Innovation Strategist for the Australian Government, G8 Social Impact Investment Taskforce, founder and Chair Impact Investing Australia (Market Builder of the Year 2018 & 2020).  She was recognised for lifetime contributions to impact (2020), Member of the Order of Australia (2020), among top thought leaders by Women in Finance (2017) and Australia’s 100 Women of Influence (2015).

Her publications include: The Impact Principle, Scaling Impact, Blueprint for an impact wholesaler, The role of Governments & Policy in Social Finance and a handbook for catalytic national impact leadership.

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