Managing Director of SEAFhttps://www.seaf.com/
Bob Webster is an experienced SGB investor, having held C-suite positions with two leading impact investment funds, the Grassroots Business Fund and Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF).
Bob is now a Managing Director at SEAF. He was also the fund manager for one of SEAF’s more successful funds, SEAF/ Macedonia, which had several high return exits and which made effective use of technical assistance for investees.
Bob has had his own advisory and training firm on SGB risk capital and impact investing, including conducting related training for ANDE, the Global Impact Investing Network, Santa Clara University and Harvard Business School. He is currently the Investor-in-Residence for Santa Clara University’s Social Enterprise Accelerator program.
Bob has an MBA from Indiana University and attended the Kennedy School’s executive program on Financial Institutions for Private Sector Development. In addition to his native United States, he has lived and worked in Bangladesh, Vietnam, Egypt, Romania and Macedonia, while also having supported investment activity in India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mozambique, Ghana, Equatorial Guinea and South America.