Silvia Bastante de Unverhau

Silvia Bastante de Unverhau

March 18, 2021 | secon2017
Silvia Bastante de Unverhau' Bio
Silvia Bastante de Unverhau is the Chief Philanthropy Officer of Co-Impact, focusing on partnerships and strategy. In this role, she develops partnerships and helps to mobilize philanthropy to support Co-Impact’s goals. She is a global philanthropy expert and senior advisor, with over 20 years of experience working across the business, non-profit, international development, and government sectors. She is a regular writer and speaker on philanthropy and has been quoted by leading publications, including the Financial Times and Forbes.

Silvia is the former Global Head of Philanthropy Advisory at UBS where she led a team of specialists helping wealthy families realize their philanthropic aspirations. Prior to that, she was an Associate Partner at the global strategy consulting firm Monitor Group and also worked for the Organization of American States and Amnesty International, among others. Silvia holds degrees from the London School of Economics and Political Science and Harvard Kennedy School.

Originally from Lima, Peru, Silvia has visited and worked in over 70 countries across five continents. She lives with her husband and two children in Zurich.