Sam Miller Hicks

Sam Miller Hicks - Global Head of Marketing and Impact

Sam Miller Hicks
Chief Impact Officer

Sam leads the effort to measure, manage, and report on impact at AGC. Sam has developed a data-driven approach including multiple stake-holders including our funding partners, their clients (SMEs) with an overall focus on women. Our impact reporting maps to industry standard frameworks such as Impact Reporting and Investment Standards (IRIS), the Impact Management Project and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Sam has over 25 years’ experience in small business development and impact investing. Her work has spanned multiple industries, including international finance, clean tech, green building, fair trade artisanal products, hospitality and education in Europe, Asia, Africa and the US. Sam helped establish the Soros Foundation’s first Graduate Program in Economics before working in corporate and investment banking for Citibank in Prague and London and for the medical device industry in North America and Asia. She has focused on sustainable businesses and social enterprise development for the past 10 years. Sam holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Czechoslovak Management Center/Katz School of Business. Other languages spoken: Czech, Vietnamese, German, and Spanish