Fern Impact Partners LLC
Sandra Myburgh is managing member, CEO and founding partner of Fern Impact Partners LLC, an alternative investment manager specializing in impact investing. She also holds the position of managing member of FERN Impact Advisors LLC, a registered investment advisory business. She has been actively and continuously involved in alternative investing for more than 20 years, particularly in the area of hedge fund advisory, portfolio management and derivatives trading.
Her experience covers management and supervisory roles with several global financial institutions with postings in New York, Singapore and Johannesburg. Most recently, she served as director and head of hedge fund investment due diligence for the Barclays Private Wealth and Investment Management Division in New York where she was also a member of the Investment Strategy Committee. Before that, she was Principal for the Fund Management Group at Barclays Global Investors. She was director at ABN AMRO Bank and before that Senior Portfolio Trader and Derivatives Structurer at Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore and New York, where she focused on trading and structuring interest rate, currency and credit derivatives in emerging markets. She began her career as a currency options trader at Rand Merchant Bank in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Sandra holds a Bachelors of Commerce Degree in Information Technology, a Honors Degree in Economics and a Masters Degree in Economics (cum laude) from the University of Johannesburg. She served as a Board Director for Ubuntu Pathways (www.ubuntu pathways.org) and as an Advisory Board Member for an African clean tech company.
She is focused full time on triple bottom line impact investments (making a financial, social and environmental impact).