Ammara Niyaz is a Senior Consultant with our Impact Advisory practice leading and advising clients on mobilizing their investable assets toward greater impact. She takes a holistic approach to deploying capital and draws on several years of experience in social finance and impact investing.
Prior to joining Purpose Capital, Ammara was an Investment Analyst with the Transition to Scale team at Grand Challenges Canada and was involved in all aspects of the investment process. In this role she invested in global health innovations aimed at improving the livelihoods of base of pyramid populations in emerging and frontier markets. Before making the switch to impact investing, Ammara spent 5 years working at Canadian financial institutions. She has a MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University.