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About Us

We are African. We are international. We are impact.

African Impact is a group of entities committed to a more equal world. We focus on advising and facilitating capital into sub-Saharan Africa, with the intention of bringing about more sustainable economies. 

We are a committed team of multi-disciplinary professionals whose backgrounds cover finance, risk advisory, non-profit management and community building.

Our aim is to assist our clients and partners better deploy and manage their human and financial capital, through an integrated and systemic view of our local, regional and international economies. 

Meet The Team


Clint Bartlett

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Clint is an impact investment professional with almost 20 years experience in the domains of developmental impact, impact investing, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Finance. Clint has acted as an office bearer, executive director and consultant to range of for-profit and non-profit entities across Sub-Saharan Africa, Europe and the USA.


His particular focus is on impact finance and how this can be deployed to create greater societal cohesion and renewal. Clint holds an MBA from the University of Cape Town and a Masters degree in Advanced Management from Yale University.


Mark Claasen

Mark has more than 35 years of wide experience in financial services and related fields in South Africa covering insurance, healthcare, banking, asset management, employee benefits, transactions, data analytics and healthcare. Mark was formerly the head of PWC's South Africa Actuarial, Risk and Quants practice.


He was previously professor of actuarial science and quantitative asset management at Stellenbosch university. Mark was a member of the Ministerial Advisory Committee tasked with advising the Minister on costing, finance and risk in respect of National Health Insurance. He is, and has been, a trusted

business advisor to a number of large listed businesses across the continent. Mark is Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries (UK).

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Samantha Henderson

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Originally from eSwatini, Samantha is a social impact professional with 3 years of experience. In this time, she has worked with development professionals, non-profit companies and international organisations across eSwatini, South Africa, France, Norway and the USA.


Samantha has a career focus in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning, and keen interests in socio-economic development, inclusive and sustainable growth and community-driven initiatives.

Samantha holds a BA in International Studies and French & Francophone Studies from Vassar College, New York, as well as an MPhil in Social Policy and Development from the University of Johannesburg.


African Impact BCorp
Impact Report - February 2023

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