Meet the team
Just like our entrepreneurs, we stay lean and agile. Our team is based in London and runs our investments, manages our community and supports our companies.
Alexandre Terrien #connector
A graduate of Harvard and Singularity University, Alexandre co-founded several social enterprises, including Kukua, an award-winning Nairobi-based edtech startup. He started his career building companies for famous inventor and Harvard biomedical engineering professor David Edwards to commercialize futuristic innovations like the world’s first edible packaging. After that, Alexandre led the global community at Sandbox, the world's foremost network of under-30 entrepreneurs and innovators. Prior to founding Future Positive Capital, Alexandre opened and grew European markets for General Assembly, the leading edtech company.
Outside of work, Alexandre is a dedicated partner to his beloved wife and an avid climber, skier, kite surfer and diver – always on the lookout for new ways to explore our beautiful world.
Sofia Hmich #dealmaker
Sofia's career spans technology innovation, investment and social impact. Prior to founding Future Positive Capital, she managed early stage investments at Index Ventures, Europe’s top venture capital firm, working directly with leading European angel investor Robin Klein. There she led Index's investments in dozens of companies, such as CityMapper, The Food Assembly, Farfetch, Transferwise, ROLI, PactCoffee, Kano, and Seedcamp III. Before joining Index, Sofia worked for technology companies like Google and Deezer, and founded three education nonprofits.
Sofia was chosen as Forbes 30 Under 30 in Finance, is a WEF Global Shaper, a Founder of the Future at Founders Forum, and is an expert advisor to the French government to define the “France 2020” vision. With her international experience, intellectual and philosophical curiosity and a love of rapid-fire conversation (in no less than four languages), Sofia is also an engaging and sought-after speaker and mentor.
BERTRAND BADRÉ, Chairman
Bertrand is the founder and CEO of BlueOrange Sustainable Capital, a debt and mezzanine fund that invests in a diversified set of emerging market companies that deliver both strong risk adjusted returns and social impact aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals. Previously, Bertrand was Managing Director of the World Bank and World Bank Group Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining the World Bank Group, Bertrand was the group chief financial officer at Société Générale and Crédit Agricole. He recently authored the book “Money Honnie, si la finance sauvait le monde?” and has led the publication of several articles, including “From Billions to Trillons: MDBs contributions to financing for development."