Gabrielle Habberton, Impact Advisory Services Manager at GreaterCapital, is passionate about supporting positive change towards a more equitable and sustainable world. Gabrielle completed her Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Development Studies at the University of Cape Town, and has focussed her career on addressing the systematic and intractable barriers that hinder development and entrepreneurship. She was part of the founding team of GreaterCapital and SASIX (South African Social Investment Exchange) where she was integrally involved in developing the tools and protocols to determine risk, capacity and return dimensions for high impact social and impact investment offerings across development sectors.
She has worked on a range of socio-economic development projects spanning the social and impact investment sectors in South Africa and abroad, as well as the policy environment in which social enterprises and small and growing firms operate. She has fulfilled leading roles in research and analysis; policy design; impact assessment and due diligence of prospective social and impact investments; project and client relationship management; strategic and product development and planning; enterprise development and social business incubation.