Ashoka Support Network
The Ashoka Support Network is a global community of committed leaders who share, support, and advocate for Ashoka’s values and vision, while unleashing their own potential as changemakers.
Jennie Perzon, PhD student at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE), loves her work at the intersection of sustainability and innovation working with large corporates, NGOs, academia and start-ups.
Tharald Nustad is a Norwegian serial entrepreneur and investor in the tech sector. He is the founder of Nordic Impact, a company that incubates and invests in social / environmental impact tech startups and impact funds. He is co-founder Katapult Future Fest, an event focusing on technology, impact investing and the future society, Katapult Accelerator, a leading accelerator for impact tech startups and Katapult Ocean, an accelerator helping and investing in ocean impact tech startups. Nordic impact is very active in the future of education, and how we can create the future we want to live in.
Tharald is active in building the impact investing ecosystem in the Nordics, and is an active player in the startup scene. He works with Ashoka helping social entrepreneurs, is an active member of Toniic, a global impact investor network, and is co-chair for the impact investing group in Nexus. He is also active in Mallin, a family office focusing on Impact real estate developments.
Bodil main areas of expertise are in strategic communication, branding and positioning, consumer insights, governmental affairs and sustainability, with broad experience in many different sectors such as food and pharmacy retail, forestry and hygiene consumer.
After a long career of almost 40 years in large Swedish corporations and with 20 years of serving on Board of Directors, Bodil’s decision to start collaborating with Ashoka was founded on her determination to seek new ways of sharing and leveraging her experiences with companies and young entrepreneurs.
Read more about Bodil here.
Erik Feldt, Partner at Forever Sustainable, carries more than 25 years of experience working in the financial sector and holding leadership positions in different areas of expertise.
Experienced Partner with a demonstrated history of working in the management consulting industry. Skilled in Portfolio Management, Business Planning, Risk Management, Corporate Finance, and Venture Capital.
He is a strong entrepreneurship professional with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) focused in Economics from University of California, Santa Barbara.