Amir Rizwan is a Relationship Director and Big Society Capital where he focuses on supporting social ventures to grow their business and impact by connecting them with support and capital and on building the social impact investment market through relationships with mission-aligned investors and networks. Prior to this he setup and managed Comic Relief’s designated social investment fund, Red Shed, and worked at CAF Venturesome where he managed its Community Housing Fund.
Amir is the current Chair of the Diversity Forum as well as a Governor at the Cripplegate Foundation.
As the Diversity Forum launches a new, more robust manifesto, its chair Amir Rizwan urges social investors to not only pledge to take seriously their commitment to diversity and inclusion, but also to set goals and be accountable.
Social investors have long backed action on things like domestic abuse or economic inequality – so why the silence on racial injustice? Diversity Forum co-chair Amir Rizwan on how they can start to put their money where their mouths are.