Anna-Marie Harling


As Managing Director (Philanthropic Collaboration) at Co-Impact, Anna-Marie combines practical experience and academic rigor in her work with philanthropists and foundations globally. By fostering collaboration and mobilizing funding for Co-Impact she is helping funders contribute to meaningful improvements in the lives of millions of people.

Previously Anna-Marie was Head of the UHNW Philanthropy Center at UBS in Zurich where she was responsible for thought leadership on strategic philanthropy. This included working with academic partners such as Harvard University on the Global Philanthropy Report and driving the development of the Global Philanthropists Community, where she advised philanthropists and encouraged collaboration.

Prior to that she was Senior Research Associate at EVPA. Before, she worked with Ashoka, helping social entrepreneurs scale up their business models. She also worked with Promotora Social Mexico on strategy and impact measurement, with a strong focus on gender equitable outcomes.

Anna-Marie began her career in investment banking at Credit Suisse working in both London and Zurich. She holds an MBA from IESE Business School in Barcelona and an MA (Hons) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University. Originally from the United Kingdom, she speaks English, Spanish and French and is making progress in German. She lives in Zurich with her husband and two children.