Principal, Investments

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Role Managed by:

Clara Nelson Strachan

Research Associate

t: +44 (0) 20 7340 6204


Primary Practice Group: Global Non-Profit Practice

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 20/05/2019

About Luminate 

Luminate is a global philanthropic organisation focused on empowering people and institutions to work together to build just and fair societies. It was established in 2018 by Pierre Omidyar, the founder of eBay. Luminate works with its investees and partners to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to participate in, and shape, the issues affecting their societies, and to make government, corporations, media, and those in positions of power more responsive and more accountable.

Luminate does this by funding and supporting innovative and courageous organisations and entrepreneurs around the world, and by advocating for the policies and actions that will drive change across four impact areas: Civic Empowerment, Data & Digital Rights, Financial Transparency, and Independent Media.

Principal, Investments

Luminate is looking for the next Principal, Investments who will be responsible for leading Luminate’s Western Europe (principally, UK, Germany, France) strategy through: pipeline generation; investment process; portfolio management and support; policy and advocacy.

This position will report to the Managing Director. This position is based in London, with the possibility of being based in London, Paris or Brussels if/as needed.

For an informal discussion about the role, contact Clara Nelson Strachan ( to hear more or address any questions you may have.

The deadline for applications will be Monday, May 20th, 2019.

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