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November 2022

Jim Roth
Founder & Managing Partner at Zamo Capital


Dr Jim Roth is an expert in Impact Investing with an inherent entrepreneurial flair for conceptualising and developing untapped markets resulting in the creation of Zamo Capital and Leapfrog Investments. Zamo Capital is Europe’s first specialist investor in impact investment firms. Zamo acquires equity stakes in impact fund managers, providing capital and its proven expertise, as well as intensive support and an established network of investors to help raise new capital to accelerate the growth of these firms. Jim previously co-founded LeapFrog Investments a world leading Private Equity Group that was ranked by Fortune in 2017 as one of the top 5 companies changing the world and endorsed by President Bill Clinton: “Leapfrog’s team is widely recognised as having opened up a new frontier for alternative investing.” He is a member of the Economic Advisory Board of the International Finance Corporation and a member of the investment committee of the University of Edinburgh Endowment. He has an MA from the University of Manchester and a PhD in Economics from the University of Cambridge

Agenda Sessions

  • Impact investing: a growing universe of opportunity