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Tom Kagerer

Director of Programs, LGT Impact Ventures


Tom Kagerer is Director of Programs at LGT Venture Philanthropy (LGT VP). Tom is responsible for the foundation’s education and health engagements in Africa and Asia. His role includes strategy, sourcing of new funding opportunities, execution and portfolio management. As part of his role, Tom is also leading the impact measurement and management activities within the firm. He coordinates impact evaluation activities, social performance data management and reporting. In a previous role at LGT VP, Tom worked as Head of Talent to connect portfolio organizations with professionals that desire to apply their knowledge in a meaningful way. In 2009, Tom worked with Heart Social Investments, a social enterprise incubator in Cape Town, South Africa, to support social enterprises addressing the needs of BoP customers. Before joining the philanthropic sector, Tom worked for 9 years with BMW in Germany and UK. He gained experience in different management positions, in-house consulting, call-center management, dealer operations and IT. Tom holds a bachelor degree in computer science from the University of Applied Science of Munich, Germany.

Regional Focus

Central and Southern Asia, Eastern and Southern Africa, South America, West and Central Africa