We pool expertise in the evaluation of social performance; investment banking; corporate risk management; and the management of large public funds. Our unique mix of experience and skills allows us to operate competitively in this new frontier of social finance.
The people behind the company
With over 20 years' experience in evaluation and corporate social responsibility, Emery's expertise is focused on the evaluation of initiatives undertaken in complex environments.
Mr Brusset specialises in impact investment and evaluation, with a focus on initiatives undertaken in complex environments - either fast moving, sensitive, or conflictual. After a brief career in UN humanitarian missions in Iraq, Bosnia, Sudan and Rwanda, Mr Brusset became an evaluation consultant in 1994, working for Governments, the UN and NGOs, and progressively developing assessments for the private sector. In 1998 he established Channel Research, which he sold to GRM International, now Palladium, in 2014. He is now the Managing Director of Social Terrain. Mr Brusset is a French national and a graduate of Yale University and the London School of Economics.
Director, Finance, Operations and Investment
Phillip is a banking and investment specialist, who through a number of successful investment opportunities has also developed skills in small and medium enterprise management.
A seasoned financier, banker, and corporate director, who has sourced, structured and executed a range of transactions, and whose skills include company administration and management consultancy and who has worked in a variety of sectors and businesses, from start-ups to mature. Before that he was with Deutsche Bank, starting off at Morgan Grenfell & Co. Limited, where he specialised in the origination, structuring and execution of export, commodity and structured trade finance business, primarily in the Middle East, but also in the FSU and elsewhere.