Iris is a social entrepreneur and finance professional, having worked for UBS Securities and Banc of America Securities (Bank of America Merrill Lynch) in a number of roles spanning M&A, fund raising, and portfolio analysis. She then set up a social venture, Videre Inc, to incubate rural businesses in sub-Saharan Africa through vetting, training, advisory and debt funding, building to sustainability before undertaking her MBA at Oxford’s Saïd Business School.