Cliff Prior is the CEO of the Global Steering Group for Impact Investing – the independent global steering group catalysing impact investment and enterprise to benefit all people and our planet, with a growing 33 country movement. In this time of covid19 pandemic, the GSG is focused on achieving a just and sustainable recovery, working through 8 action areas and collaborating with market building agencies to achieve maximum benefit.

Previously Cliff was CEO of Big Society Capital, the UK’s wholesale social impact investor and market developer; CEO of UnLtd the UK foundation for social entrepreneurs; CEO of Rethink for people affected by severe mental ill health; and has also worked in healthcare, elder care, social housing and homelessness.

Cliff has also participated as a government regulator and adviser across several social issue areas, and has co-founded social enterprises. He previously chaired working groups for the GSG on mission led business, impact investing wholesalers, and impact integrity.