Vanessa Chrifi Alaoui is an Investment Officer at Open Road Alliance. 


After a 12-year international career in Investment Banking, Vanessa switched to a career of purpose in the impact investing ecosystem.


Vanessa started her career at BNP Paribas in Singapore and moved to New York in 2011. As a relationship manager, she was responsible for the structuring and underwriting of tailored debt solutions for a portfolio of global commodity merchants active in the natural resources supply chain. Her journey in Impact Finance started at Kiva Labs, where she used her underwriting and credit expertise to fund mission-driven social enterprises and non-profit organizations. During her career, Vanessa engaged with a diversity of stakeholders on sustainable finance topics and led philanthropic programs in education.


Vanessa holds a Master's Degree from the University of Paris Dauphine in International Affairs, with a Major in Economics and Finance. She is fluent in French and English.