Let's put an end to dull, boring investor days once and for all.

Norrsken Impact/Return is a forum for LP/GP networking, discussion, inspiration and staying up to date on the latest trends in impact investing.

Dedicated time for networking, to ensure you meet and get to know the right people, in 1:1 meetings or group discussions.

The latest perspectives on impact investing, from veterans of the space as well as up-and-coming fund managers.

Listen to leading thinkers on the megatrends shaping our planet and economy. Get up to date on VC strategy and let them tell you why you should invest in them. 

Impact/Return is part of Stockholm Impact Week

September 12 2023 l Norrsken House Stockholm l 10AM - 6PM.


Speakers 2023

Niklas Adalberth
Founder, Norrsken Foundation

Sir Ronald Cohen
President of The Global Steering Group for Impact Investment

Sir Ronald Cohen is an international philanthropist and investor, known as the father of the social investing movement. He is the author of IMPACT: Reshaping capitalism to drive real change, published in 2020. His book The Second Bounce of the Ball, published in 2007, was named "one of the best books written on entrepreneurship in recent years" by the Financial Times.

Mike Kubzansky
CEO, Omidyar Network

Mike Kubzansky is CEO of Omidyar Network, a social change venture founded in 1999 by Ebay founder Pierre Omidyar.Under Mike’s leadership, the Omidyar Network has transformed to focus on three of the critical 21st century disruptions: the economy, digital technology, and demographic change. 

Lisen Schultz
Director of Education, Stockholm Resilience Centre

Lisen Schultz is a director of education at the Stockholm Resilience Centre.In 2018, she launched the world's first executive program in resilience thinking. She has since worked with some of Sweden's most senior business leaders in understanding and acting on the megatrends shaping our planet and global economy.

Harald Mix
Managing Partner, Altor Equity Partners

Jan Ståhlberg
Founder & Managing Partner, Trill Impact

Jan is the founder and Managing Partner of Trill Impact and has more than 25 years of experience in private equity. He started his professional career at Ovako Steel and then transitioned to private equity in 1995, when he was a part of the initial team at EQT Partners. Currently, he is a board member of Trelleborg, Bactiguard and ITB Med and he also chairs the Swedish Chess Academy.

Marta Hervás
Investment Director, Arcano Partners

Karl Eidem
Investment Director Fund Investments, AP6

Karl Eidem serves as Investment Director, Fund Investments & Managing Director at Sjätte AP-fonden. He served as Head of the Nordic Region at Silverfleet Capital. He served as Principal at Doughty Hanson & Company. Prior to this, he was a partner at ABG Sundal Collier Corporate Finance.

Frida Westerberg
CEO, Allurity

Olov Schagerlund
Executive and Board Professional, Nordomatic, Raksystems

Nina Kraus
Principal Fund Investments, Hamilton Lane

Nazo Moosa
Managing Partner, Energy Impact Partners

Klaus-Dieter Maubach
ex-CEO, Uniper

Tanvi Karambelkar
Assistant Vice President, Wilshire

Philipp Göhre
Partner, Haniel

Andrew Honan
Managing Partner (Infrastructure) &Chair of Sustainable Investing, MML Capital

Tove Larsson
General Partner, Norrsken VC

Zach Karlsen
Director, EQT Partners

Pia Irell
Impact Partner, Trill Impact

Agate Freimane
General Partner, Norrsken VC

Sarah Acheson
Investment Director , Cambridge Associates


10:00 Registration opens

11:00 Opening remarks 

Niklas Adalberth, Norrsken, Jan Ståhlberg, Trill Impact

11:10 How impact investing is tackling our biggest challenges 

Sir Ronald Cohen

11:25 Supercharging returns with impact

Karl Eidem, Investment Director AP6
Marta Hervás Melgarejo, Investment Director Arcano Partners
Frida Westerberg, CEO Allurity
Olov Schagerlund, Nordomatic/Raksystems

12:00 Lunch
12.10 Roundtable session in conference room 4
Viktor Friedberg,
Co-Founder and CEO, FoodShot Global

13:00 From tech optimists to tech realists

Mike Kubzansky, CEO, Omidyar Network

13:25 Emerging managers pitch track 

We've hand-picked the world's most interesting impact-focused funds to share the stage with us at Impact/Return. Hear up-and-coming GPs explain their investment and impact philosophy, in a series of quick-fire pitches. 

Otto Birnbaum, General Partner, Revent VC
Cameron McLain, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Giant VC
Nina Rawal, Partner & Co-Head, Trill Impact
Frédéric de Mévius, Executive Chairman and Managing Partner, Planet First Partners
Johan Attby, General Partners, Norrsken Accelerator

13:45 How to manage the energy transition

Nazo Moosa, Managing Partner, Energy Impact Partners 
Klaus-Dieter Maubach, ex-CEO, Uniper
Zach Karlsen, Director, EQT Partners
Andrew Honan, Managing Partner (Infrastructure) & Chair of Sustainable Investing, MML Capital

14:00 Coffee, networking, 1:1 meetings
14.15-15.15 roundtable session in conference room 4
Returns with impact through life science venture investments
Nina Rawal, Partner and Co-Head of Ventures, Trill Impact
Christer Ahlberg, CEO, Cinclus Pharma
Daniele Testa, Chief Investment Officer Alternatives, PFC Family Office

15:30 Our planetary boundaries - the big picture

Lisen Schultz, director of education, Stockholm Resilience Centre

15:50 Emerging managers pitch track 

We've hand-picked the world's most interesting impact-focused funds to share the stage with us at Impact/Return. Hear up-and-coming GPs explain their investment and impact philosophy, in a series of quick-fire pitches.

David Langer, Founding Partner Lionheart Ventures
Jacob Bro, General Partner & Co-Founder 2150
Camilla Dolan, General Partner Eka VC
Claude Kamga, Climate Growth Investor Blue Earth Capital
Danijel Višević, Founding Partner World Fund

16:10 LPs perspective: Is impact investing unstoppable?

Tanvi Karambelkar, Assistant VP, Wilshire
Philipp Göhre, Partner Growth Capital, Haniel
Nina Kraus, Principal Fund Investments, Hamilton Lane
Sarah Acheson, Investment Director, Cambridge Associates

16:30 A unicorn story

Harald Mix, Altor Equity Partners
Tove Larsson, General Partner, Norrsken VC

17:00 Drinks, networking and 1:1 meetings

18:30 Doors close - see you next year!


Expand your horizons. Shift your perspective. Be part of the solution.

Stockholm Impact Week is an annual Summit hosted by Norrsken and the City of Stockholm, dedicated to defining the critical issues of our time and enabling solutions to them.‍ 

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