Principal Industry Fellow, Centre for Social Impact
Libby Ward-Christie is Principal Industry Fellow at the Centre for Social Impact Swinburne where she works across teaching and research. Libby is a recognised leader in not for profit and social enterprise strategy and management with a specialism charitable social enterprise strategy, governance and capital provision.
During her 17+ years in the community and not for profit sectors, Libby has advised scores of for purpose organisations. As Head of Investment and Advisory at Social Traders for over seven years, she led the development of innovative platforms to support social enterprise development including Social Traders’ Crunch program and their Social Investment Portfolio. She also led Social Traders’ consulting services.
Libby has an MBA (Melbourne Business School), a MLArch (The University of Melbourne), a BA and a BSc(Hons) both from The University of Melbourne. She is a graduate and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has been a director of a large Victorian social enterprise for seven years and sits on their Strategy and Audit Committees.Back to Our People