Will Morgan Head of Impact Director
Will Morgan leads the effort to define, evaluate and report impact across Sonen’s public and private market investment strategies, and for some of Sonen’s most highly targeted and customized impact investment portfolios. Will provides top-down impact frameworks that inform the investment underwriting process, focusing on identifying thematic social and environmental outcomes and how those outcomes can be achieved through specific investment activities.
As part of communicating the results of Sonen’s investments, Will works with underlying investments and managers to improve impact evaluation and measurement systems and processes to enhance the quality and depth of impact data reported to clients. Under Will’s leadership, Sonen integrates third-party ESG data into public markets investment impact evaluation, as well as other emerging industry standards such as GIIRS and the Impact Reporting and Investment Standards (IRIS).
Will was one of the earliest practitioners of IRIS, and has helped some of the largest US and European-based foundations integrate IRIS into internal impact evaluation systems for both grant-based and corpus-based impact portfolios.
Previously, Will served as Senior Associate at Virtue Ventures, a small consulting firm that provides management consulting to social enterprises overseas and in the U.S. Prior to becoming a Virtue Ventures associate, Will was the International Director for Social-Impact, a professional development program for social entrepreneurs in Hyderabad, India, and a program officer at the Skoll Foundation, where he oversaw some of the Foundation’s largest international grants, including all financial and programmatic monitoring and capacity building efforts. Other work experiences include Program Officer at International Development Enterprises (IDE) and Chemonics International.
Will earned a bachelor of arts in Latin American Economic Development from Franklin and Marshall College, in Lancaster, PA. He completed his international master’s of business administration with a specialization in finance at the University of Denver.