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Tim Rann

Senior Advisor, Social Ventures, Mercy Corps


Tim brings over a decade of experience developing market-based solutions that endeavor to address major social inequalities. He is the Senior Advisor to Mercy Corps' Social Ventures Fund, which invests equity and debt capital in seed stage, for-profit social businesses. Since its inception in mid-2015, the Social Venture Fund has closed seven investments in Indonesia, Nepal, Kenya and Colombia. More information on our fund and portfolio is available here:

Tim has co-founded and led social ventures in Cambodia, Vietnam, and Afghanistan, including Joma Bakery Cafe, Hagar Social Enterprise Group and Artillery Group. Tim has also advised impact investment funds and social businesses in Southern Africa, East Africa and Southeast Asia. He currently holds board positions on Joma International, Vasham, Artillery Group, and Hagar International. Tim is currently based in Bogota, Colombia and manages Mercy Corps' investment portfolio across Southeast Asia and Latin America. Tim obtained his BBA from the University of Notre Dame.