Social Banking Development Manager, Erste Group Bank

In the past, Johann has contributed to several financial inclusion projects in the field of micro-finance and social enterprise finance for Erste Group Bank AG.

Currently Johann is supporting his colleagues at Erste Bank Hungary and BCR (Banca Comerciala Romana) to implement the Social Banking initiative locally and grow their up and running activities. As well he is managing the Hungarian SEEDS (Social Enterprises Establishment and Development) program which helps Social Organisations to transform into a Social Enterprise and is co-funded by the European Commission and ERSTE Foundation.

  • Day 2 – Thursday 10 June
  • 13.00 – 13.50

Banking on change: how financial institutions engage in social entrepreneurship and the social investment space

With a large financial and human resources asset base, banks and financial institutions play an instrumental role in shaping the ecosystem for social entrepreneurship and social investment. In this session, the speakers will share their experiences and reccommendations for newcomers from the financial sector on models of engagement to start with. Watch the session recording