Hadley is an Investment Manager at Ascension, responsible for sourcing, screening and performing due diligence on investment opportunities for the Conduit EIS Impact Fund, a partnership between Conduit and Ascension.
She has a background in investment banking with a focus on leveraged finance, and also in non-profit finance and strategy. Most recently, she worked as an investment manager at CAF Venturesome, where she led social investing transactions for charities and social enterprises. Prior to that, she worked for Eastside Primetimers as a consultant to charities looking to access social investment, helping them with their financial and business planning work. Hadley also has founder and start-up experience growing her own business, a B2B company specialising in wellbeing services.
She holds a MBA from the New York University – Stern School of Business and a BA in economics and philosophy from Wellesley College.
Since moving to London seven years ago, Hadley has relished spending weekends – local weather permitting – on the tennis court. She’s also become an avid football fan, following the ups and sadly more frequent downs of her chosen team, Tottenham Hotspur.