Steven Serneels

Chair of EVPA Board of Directors

Steven is outgoing CEO of EVPA (as of September 1, 2020) and chair of both the EVPA’s Board of Directors (as of September 1, 2020) and Corporate Initiative.  During his career, he has been working over 20 years with both executive teams of corporates to reshape their strategies towards an inclusive business, and social enterprises, to create impact at scale.

Next to direct investments in social enterprises, Steven is also investor and member of the Investment Committee of SI², a for profit social impact fund, providing growth capital to European for profit social enterprises.

He is chairman of Kampani, a social impact investment fund to unlock the potential of entrepreneurial farming in the South, and board member of the Impact Investment Institute in UK.

He is the (co-)author of papers and books on various topics dealing with the role of business in society, such as: