Michael Grossman



Michael is a Managing Director at Social Finance, where he leads its impact investing work.

Prior to joining Social Finance, Michael established and directed New Island Capital’s mission-oriented private credit business. While at New Island, his teams originated and structured market-rate credit transactions in the renewable energy, sustainable agriculture, water, natural foods, education, and financial inclusion sectors in the U.S. and emerging markets.

Michael also managed the international impact investing portfolio at the Calvert Social Investment Foundation, worked as a Senior Advisor to McKinsey & Company’s Social Sector Office, and was the first head of Africa at the Millennium Challenge Corporation, a U.S. government agency, where he developed large scale public-private partnerships to support inclusive economic growth in Madagascar, Mali, Benin, Senegal, and Morocco.

Michael began his career at Citibank, where he served as Managing Director and Citigroup Country Officer in Tunisia, overseeing day-to-day management of the company’s corporate and retail banking operations. While at Citibank, he worked as Managing Director and Citigroup Country Officer in Senegal and Senior Operations Officer in Morocco. Michael also helped create Citibank’s African regional finance and capital markets business based in the Ivory Coast.

Michael holds an M.S. in Finance from the MIT Sloan School of Management, and a B.S. from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. He is a Chevalier in Senegal’s National Order of the Lion.

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