Gamil de Chadarevian is the Founder of, "Partnering for Global Impact", a landmark initiative in impact investing and philanthropy to share knowledge and experience and to facilitate outcomes through one-to-one meetings between engaged global citizens. He speaks at selected conferences, advises a number of families on their "living legacies" and on expanding their social impact activities.
Gamil has joined the Advisory Board of Method Investments & Advisory Ltd, a London based independent investment firm. He has teamed with Giuseppe Dessi to build a platform of High Impact Debt Instruments (HIDI) and connect private and institutional investors with businesses seeking capital to scale up initiatives with a positive social impact. Gamil is particularly focused on job creation through collaborations with organizations and institutions like the INSEAD business school and as a member of the Advisory Board of Hand-in-Hand, a not-for-profit organization that has already created over 1.5 million jobs in India. Gamil also serves on the Advisory Board of Global Medic Force, a not-for-profit global leader in clinical skills rapid transfer to emerging nations; Alterra Impact Finance and Venture Valuation. He is an Advisor to EBD Group.
A successful entrepreneur and investor, Gamil helped build seven companies in the US and Europe between 1995 and 2009. He has served as an advisor to several other companies including IVAX Corporation in Miami (today Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd). Until 1998, Gamil was Managing Director of Special Projects at Alza International in Palo Alto and the Vice President of Corporate Development for Corange London Ltd (Boehringer Mannheim), two healthcare companies. Prior to 1992, he held positions at Pasfin Servizi Finanziari SpA, GEA Consulenza and Credit Suisse in Zurich and Bahrain. Gamil was a co-founder of the Asta di San Patrignano in 2001, an annual gala benefit dinner in Milan. He assisted Guy Laliberté, the founder of Cirque du Soleil, to launch his One Drop Foundation in 2006/2007. Gamil received a degree in economics from the University of Zurich, Switzerland.
EBD Group is the leading partnering firm for the global life science industry. Since 1993, biotech, pharma and medical device companies have leveraged EBD Group’s partnering conferences, technology and services to identify business opportunities and develop strategic relationships essential to their success. With offices in the USA, Germany, Switzerland, the UK, Canada, and Ecuador, EBD has a global reach with a staff of 45. Under the leadership of President and Founder Carola Schropp, EBD Group’s conferences are run with the support of leading corporations and international trade associations. EBD Group’s sophisticated web-based partnering service, partneringONE®, is the partnering engine at its own events as well as numerous third-party events around the world. To date, 117,000 partnering meetings have been scheduled using partneringONE, 37,000 within the last 12 months.
Through the personal endeavors of Carola Schropp, EBD Group has begun to incorporate social impact projects into its conferences, sourcing conference bags through the Kasigau Women's Sewing Group in the Kasigau region of Kenya. This cooperative provides opportunities for women to train apprentices, gain valuable business experience and empower women within their community.