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Andy Chu

Impact Investing Manager, Save the Children Global Ventures



Andy Chu


Andy is a believer in the power of earnest people and big ideas. He has advised incredible founders, contributed to research, and led complex projects. As someone who treasures authentic connection, he strives to learn and serve with openness and humility.

Andy is the Impact Investing Manager for Save the Children Impact Investment Fund, the inaugural impact fund for the international NGO’s innovative finance arm, Save the Children Global Ventures (SCGV). Focused on positive impact for children, he leads investments and assists in advisory for its startups.

He is a certified Responsible Investment professional whose work has included teaching, business development, and consulting across Asia, Europe, and the US. Prior to his role at SCGV, he worked at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Impact Investing Program for the Next Generation.

Andy holds a bachelor’s degree in English Literature from the University of Texas at Austin and a master’s degree in International Relations from Harvard Extension School.

Outside of work, he strives to be a goofy dad to his two kids and support underrepresented artists through his role on the board of an arts collective, Peril.

About Save the Children Global Ventures

Introducing the first-of-its-kind impact investment and innovative finance platform focused on achieving transformational change for children. Save the Children Global Ventures offers a unique combination of investment expertise and a deep understanding of what it takes to achieve impact for children in the world's most challenging places. Our work is backed by the unparalleled global reach and capabilities of Save the Children, which generates global pipeline opportunities and scaling support for portfolio companies.

For over a century, Save the Children has been working to improve children's lives by advocating for their rights, creating systems to help them during disasters, protecting them from danger, supporting their health and education, and assisting with migration. We're driven by the belief that every child deserves to have a healthy, happy, and fulfilling life, no matter who they are or where they come from.