Rebecca Thomas

‘I wanted to find an organisation where I could use the analytical, credit and financial skills I developed in banking sector for a positive social purpose.’

Rebecca is a Director in the Impact Investing team and leads the investment of the Social Impact Investment Trust (SVA’s impact investing mandate with HESTA) across a range of sectors and capital instruments. Her focus is primarily on housing investments, namely social, affordable and disability housing projects. Rebecca is also part of the Synergis Fund, a new disability housing fund established by SVA and Federation Asset Management working to deploy capital into the Specialist Disability Accommodation market.

Rebecca also acts as a pro bono advisor and volunteer with TwoGood, a social enterprise working with the homeless and domestic violence survivors and is a Board Director for YWCA National Housing.

Prior to joining SVA in 2016, Rebecca held senior roles at GE Capital and Lloyds Banking Group in both Australia and in the UK. She has deep experience in the origination, structuring and execution of debt finance transactions across a range of sectors. Rebecca holds a BSc (Hons) from University College London.