Our Team Members

The SHF team consists of experts from varied backgrounds, finance and the private sector, WASH, academia, UN and civil society. Based out of Geneva, Nairobi, Abidjan and Brussels, the team's diverse life and work experiences ensure our work is grounded in respect and integrity, innovation and efficiency and collaboration and accountability.  

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Sandra Burger

Finance Advisor

As Finance Advisor, Sandra works closely with the Country Portfolio team to develop investment cases and partnerships, while leading on SHF’s innovative finance activities to leverage funding and scale impact.

Prior to joining SHF, Sandra was engagement manager in corporate finance/restructuring advisory at KPMG Zurich (including a client secondment at the Novartis Group M&A department). Before relocating to Switzerland in 2018, Sandra worked at PwC Vienna in strategy & operations as well as corporate finance, specialising in valuation & economics, financial due diligence and restructuring & refinancing. In addition, she advised Ashoka for the set-up of a scaling agency for social entrepreneurship (Impact Transfer). Sandra has studied in the UK, Austria and France, holding a Master’s degree in International Management from the University of Bath as well as a Bachelor’s degree from the Vienna University of Economics and Business.  

Sandra is passionate about creating impact through innovative finance solutions to scale social entrepreneurship and is convinced that SHF’s vision is vital for achieving the SDGs given its wider implied effect on health, education, the environment and economic development.

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