BlueOrchard Finance, S.A. is a leading asset manager in Impact Investing, with specific expertise in debt financing for microfinance institutions worldwide. Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, BlueOrchard has local offices in Cambodia, Georgia, Peru and Kenya, with a presence as well in Luxembourg and Zurich. Since its inception in 2001, BlueOrchard has made in excess of USD 2 billion in loans to microfinance institutions globally, and is committed to advancing socially responsible financial inclusion worldwide and offering attractive investment products to investors in this dynamic and rewarding field.
Before joining BlueOrchard as a member of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer, Peter Fanconi was the CEO of Vontobel Private Bank.
Prior to that, he was CEO of Harcourt Investment, a global leader in alternative investments. Harcourt was the first company to launch, in 2005, a fully SRI-compliant alternative fund under the patronage of the UNPRI.
Peter Fanconis previous roles include Managing Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Managing Partner and Founder of MAP AG, sold to PwC. Peter Fanconi serves on the boards of commercial, academic and charitable institutions worldwide, among others as the president of the Graubündner Kantonalbank.