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WEBINAR 15 The Future of Social Innovation and Impact Investing in Portugal and Europe
Presented by Filipe Santos
& Special guest Filipe Almeida

The closing webinar of the 2019 series will feature a dialogue on the future of social innovation between the Webinar series director – Professor Filipe Santos - and Professor Filipe Almeida, President of Portugal Social Innovation. Join us and find out what the future holds in the field of social entrepreneurship, social innovation and impact investing.

Filipe is Dean of Católica-Lisbon and Chaired Professor of Social Entrepreneurship. He is a leading academic expert in social entrepreneurship and social innovation and the most cited Portuguese researcher in the last decade in Business & Economics. Filipe was named Social Innovation Though Leader by the Schwab Foundation in 2019. Filipe was a full-time faculty member of INSEAD from 2003 to 2014, having created the INSEAD Social Entrepreneurship Initiative and directed the INSEAD Centre for Entrepreneurship. He co-founded IES-Social Business School in 2009 and the Laboratory for Social Investment in 2013. He was the founding President of Portugal Social Innovation in 2015- 2016, a new public initiative to catalyze and finance social innovations in Portugal. He currently serves as Chair of the European Venture Philanthropy Association. He is a widely published and well-cited author in the fields of organisation theory, entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship with more than 7800 citations in google scholar. His detailed faculty profile, research publications, case studies and teaching awards can be found at:

Filipe Almeida is currently President of the Mission Unit “Portugal Inovação Social” (Portugal Social Innovation), a pioneer public entity created to promote social innovation and social entrepreneurship, as well as develop the social investment market in Portugal.

Dec 10, 2019 03:00 PM in Lisbon

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