Management Team

The management team at Global Impact Investment is made of seasoned professionals who bring experience, expertise, and compassion to the firm. Their understanding of the diverse nature of the business as well as their commitment to socially responsible, environmentally friendly, and commercially viable projects has proved to be a driving force behind the work of Gii.

Charles Nahal

Managing Partner
charles.nahal@globalimpactinvestments.com
 
A seasoned entrepreneur and deal inventor, Charles is the founder of Global Impact Investments. His focus is on creating new deal opportunities by carefully assembling partners to produce profitable results for all stakeholders. He is committed to creating investment opportunities using green methods and materials, including renewable energy and energy from waste projects. He works tirelessly to promote sound financial management in this field.

 
His 20 years of experience spans the financial, real estate, retail and manufacturing sectors including critical management and financial responsibilities in Europe, Africa, Asia, and North America. Charles has held senior roles including Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director and Marketing Director. His aptitude for project investment is matched by his approachability and ability to build rapport with partners. He has raised finance for start-ups and built substantial businesses which were sold to provide significant returns to stakeholders.
 
 

Nima Farighi

Partner
nima.farighi@globalimpactinvestments.com
 
During his 10 years of legal and financial services executive search experience, Nima has worked as a solicitor in the City and has been involved in consulting and advising property funds, private equity, investment banks and international property companies. He is the Founder and Managing Director of Grosvenor Search and was previously Managing Director at international search firm Major, Lindsey & Africa, where he lead the UK Financial Services Division. He embarked on his professional career at international law firm Taylor Wessing and holds an MA in Law from the University of Cambridge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Swany Velazquez

Partner, North & Latin America
swany.velazquez@globalimpactinvestments.com
 
Swany has held several senior leadership positions during her 15 years of experience in global commercial properties. She has been closely involved in the key business growth of large organisations including The Staubach Company, now a part of Jones Lang LaSalle. Through her expertise in business development, experience in strategic planning and understanding of the property market, Swany has successfully managed and advised global clients including the US Government, banks, hedge funds and global corporations such as General Motors and GlaxoSmithKline. She has been involved in numerous transactions with values up to $80 million.
 

 

 

 

 

 

Daniel Browne

Consultant
daniel.b@globalimpactinvestments.com
 
Daniel’s experience includes debt and equity corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, start-up and early stage funding and private equity placements. Prior to Gii, Daniel worked at Acris, a boutique M&A firm advising European retail companies and at Moody’s Investors Service specialising in European high yield debt. He also worked at Deutsche Bank providing leveraged finance for telecommunication companies. Daniel’s experience includes Eastern European and Russian markets. He is also fluent in French.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
For more information about how we can work together or to learn more about how we work, please call us at +44 (0) 207 112 8516 or email us at communicate@globalimpactInvestments.com