Louis Slade

‘I believe that we can create a sustainable and equitable society for all. I feel incredibly fortunate to work alongside a group of extraordinary people who, each day, strive to solve the complex problems that prevent positive social change from creating better lives for everyone.’

Louis is an Consultant at Social Ventures Australia. Bringing a background in international development and social entrepreneurship, he has worked on a range of strategy and outcomes measurement projects for clients across advocacy, mental health, and corporate social responsibility.

Louis previously helped to start a financial technology social enterprise in Uganda, focused on building basic digital infrastructure to provide smallholder farmers with access to credit, insurance, and other services. He was previously a manager at Sparknews, a French social enterprise that partners with international media to share stories of innovative solutions to social and environmental problems.

Louis holds a B.A. in Politics, Human Rights, and Development from New York University and a Master of Philosophy in International Development from the University of Oxford. He has also studied development economics at Sciences Po., Paris.