Speaker

Jacob Edwards

Impact Finance Manager, Bank Australia

 Jacob Edwards

Jacob Edwards is Bank Australia’s Impact Finance Manager, working to embed purpose in the bank’s lending to not-for-profit and commercial sectors.

Jacob specialises in providing finance to the Community Housing sector, Specialist Disability Accommodation and green property development. He’s passionate about growing Bank Australia’s capability to provide innovative financing to solve contemporary issues.

Bank Australia uses the business of banking to create positive outcomes for people and the planet. Finding ways to ensure all Australians have access to safe, secure and affordable housing is a focus issue for the bank, which has a history of financing unique housing solutions.

Jacob and Bank Australia have worked closely with the Community Housing sector since 2005, using finance to help Community Housing Providers scale their impact in the communities they serve.

Related sessions
Thursday 29 August 2019
3.30pm – 5.00pm

Minor concurrent session

Innovative funding partnerships

This session will explore pathways to innovative partnerships to finance affordable housing. We will hear on innovative new funding streams, trends in the private sector and how the community sector can approach collaboration to further incubate a sustainab... view