Endel Liias is the managing principal of Nexus Impact Advisors based in Washington, D.C. Nexus strives to increase the flow of capital from purpose-driven investors to high-impact organizations in order to create wealth, reduce poverty, and effect meaningful change.
Prior to founding Nexus Impact Advisors, Endel was a strategy consultant for The Carpenter’s Fund, an impact investment intermediary that connects Christian investors with values-aligned investment opportunities around the world. He also served as a senior consultant to Global Health Visions, a boutique consulting firm that provides expertise and guidance in the formulation and implementation of global health initiatives. In these roles, Endel oversaw a range of in-depth research and advisory projects including organizational evaluations, investment due diligence, landscape & market analyses, strategic planning, and investment vehicle structuring. He has expertise in applying mixed-methods research tools and in-depth analysis to develop evidence-based, data-driven, actionable results for clients.
Endel formerly served as the director of communications at America Abroad Media, an international affairs media firm based in Washington, D.C. Before this, Endel worked as senior officer at the John Templeton Foundation, where he managed the Foundation’s market-based solutions to poverty and agricultural biotechnology portfolios. Endel began his career as an account manager and client advisor at the international philanthropic advisory firm Geneva Global.
Endel and his wife, Kate, live in Washington, D.C. and are active members of Restoration Anglican Church in Arlington, Virginia
Links & Resources
- Endel on LinkedIn
- Nexus Impact Advisors
- Endel’s excellent list of 26 different resources (He only mentions a few in the interview. This is a great list!)
- Get Endel’s eBook The Landscape For Christian Investing
- Stanford Social Innovation Review
- Geneva Global
- The White Man’s Burden by William Easterly
You can reach Endel via email at: endel.liias AT nexusimpactadvisors DOT com or the old fashioned way via phone at (339) 222-2158
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