Dr Gillian Marcelle
Dr Gillian Marcelle
CEO and Founder
Resilience Capital Ventures LLC

Gillian Marcelle, PhD leads Resilience Capital Ventures LLC, a boutique capital advisory practice specializing in blended finance. She has a proven track record in attracting investment to underserved markets and designing architectures that facilitate partnerships. Dr Marcelle developed the Triple B Framework to improve flows of capital and its allocation; this provides a platform for engaging in the finance and investment world, where her contributions and perspectives on diversity, inclusion, accountability and alignment with the SDGs are becoming influential. Her experience includes staff roles with the International Finance Corporation, equity capital markets at JP Morgan Chase and M&A with British Telecom. Dr Marcelle currently serves as on the Advisory Board of New Majority Capital, Marketspace USA and was previously a non-Executive Director with South African fintech Tafari Capital. In her academic roles, she was a tenured Associate Professor at Wits Business School in Johannesburg and has held research and teaching positions in the US, UK, and the Caribbean. She is a published research scholar and maintains academic networks; in the US, with MIT and Penn State; in Europe with SPRU, University of Sussex; across the African continent and the Caribbean. Dr Marcelle developed the Triple B Framework to improve flows of capital and its allocation; this provides a platform for engaging in the finance and investment world, where her contributions and perspectives on diversity, inclusion, accountability and alignment with the SDGs are becoming influential. International public service includes appointments with the United Nations and the World Economic Forum.