Patricia Hamzahee

Patricia Hamzahee

Patricia Hamzahee

Investment Committee Member

About Patricia

Patricia is an advisor, impact investor and philanthropist.

After some 20 years in investment banking and financial communications, Patricia now helps social enterprises attract private capital and advises private capital providers on their responsible investment strategies with her consultancy Integriti Capital. As co-founder of Extend Ventures, she also works to increase access to funding for diverse startups and small businesses.

She is proud to be co-founder of the Black Funding Network, a community of individuals and organisations who want to give intentionally to small Black-led non-profit organisations serving the community. She is co-founder of GiveBLACK which published “Valuing the Black Philanthropic Pound” report to help galvanise Black giving in Britain. She is also a Director of the Windrush Caribbean Film Festival, working to showcase the contributions that the Windrush generation and their descendants have made to Britain.

She is a Non Executive Director of Social Enterprise UK as well as a Trustee of Ballet Black, of Theatre Royal Stratford East and of NFL UK Foundation. She is President of Friends of International House New York UK, a member of Women in Social Finance and on the Advisory Board of Shaw Trust and Money A+E.She was previously a Trustee and outgoing Chair of the Development Board of Black Cultural Archives; Senior Advisor with The Good Economy social value advisory firm; and a member of BVCA’s Responsible Investment Advisory Group.

Patricia received a BA in Political Science from the University of California and studied for an MA at Columbia University’s School of International Affairs and East Asian Institute.