Paul Heath: Secrets of long-term investing / Setting up Koda

David Knowles

Koda Capital

Paul is Koda’s founding CEO and an experienced endowment investment committee member. Paul explains the fundamental principles of successful long-term investing, how effective non-profit investment committees work and his belief in the future of impact investing.  Paul also talks about how he founded Koda as an independent portfolio management business and the importance of culture within the firm. This episode was recorded on 28 February, 2020, less than two weeks before COVID-19 was officially declared a global pandemic.

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David Knowles
Head of Philanthropy & Social Capital
Koda Capital

David heads Koda Capital’s Philanthropic & Social Capital team. His primary responsibility is providing strategic advice to charitable, non-profit, philanthropic and impact investors. He is also a charity founder, director and committee member.

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