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Suzanne Biegel, Co-Producer

Biegel is founder of Catalyst at Large Ltd and is a globally-recognised expert on gender-smart investing. As Co-Producer of the Gender-Smart Investing Summit, she steers programming, participation, and communications. In 2015-2016 she piloted Women Effect, a global community of investors with a gender lens, which transitioned to Wharton Social Impact Initiative at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Business School. She is an adviser to foundations, DFIs, and other institutional investors on gender-smart investing, and is a pioneer with her personal portfolio in this arena.


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Darian Rodriguez Heyman, Co-Producer

Heyman is an accomplished impact investor, social entrepreneur, conference producer, and best-selling author. His work “helping people help” started during his five-year tenure as Executive Director of Craigslist Foundation, after which he co-founded several social impact conference series, began consulting to a wide range of mission-led clients, and served as a frequent UN advisor. His role on the Summit includes overseeing fundraising, event production, operations, and marketing.