Biography

Lisa Jordan is Managing Director of the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation
and as such, plays a lead role in sourcing new investments and working with
the leadership of those organisations as an operating partner and board
member as they grow to build capacity and to achieve their maximum
impact. As a member of the Foundation’s senior leadership team, she also
helps to execute the Foundation’s strategy and goals and contributes to
its thought leadership and external outreach.

The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation is a global venture philanthropy
firm supporting early stage, high impact social enterprises. Borrowed
from their venture capital legacy, they find, fund and support exceptional
leaders with innovative and highly impactful ideas that have the potential
to scale. As of 2021 they manage a USD 80 million fund, while their
portfolio includes organisations helping to provide critical access to
healthcare, education, food security, social justice, water and sanitation,
transparency and accountability, and shelter.