Alex Oppes

‘I am passionate about building and financing the next generation of social enterprises and impactful business in order to create a fairer Australia.’

Alex joined SVA’s Impact Investing team in 2013 and is responsible for leading the $15M SVA Diversified Impact Fund. In addition to this, he leads SVA’s work supporting social enterprises to win and deliver large social procurement contracts.

Previously, Alex managed SVA’s $9m Social Impact Fund and established the $30m HESTA/SVA Social Impact Investment Trust. Alex also helped establish and is a founding director of Vanguard Laundry Services – a leading Australian social enterprise.

Prior to SVA, Alex worked as a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Co. across Australia, Asia and Europe, specialising in due diligence for major mergers and acquisitions. Alex holds a dual BA/LLB (Hons) from the University of Melbourne and is a CFA charterholder.