Nicholas Glicher

Legal Director

Executive summary: Nick is a Director of the TrustLaw service and Head of African Programmes at the Foundation. He has a special focus on social investment and social enterprise and leads TrustLaw initiatives including the Social Enterprise and Impact Investment legal training course and the TrustLaw Index of Pro Bono.

Languages spoken: English English French French Spanish Spanish

Nick has been with Thomson Reuters Foundation since January 2011 and relocated to Johannesburg in 2013. He is a Director of the TrustLaw service and works closely with our partners to design strategic research programmes on policy issues that have focused on social investment and social entrepreneurship, as well as leading TrustLaw's Social Enterprise and Impact Investing legal training courses. Nick also designed and leads the TrustLaw Index of Pro Bono, a global tool that maps trends in pro bono and benchmarks engagement levels around the world. Nick became Head of African Programmes in 2015 to spearhead the Foundation's activities across Africa. He is also In-House Counsel for the Foundation.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Nick worked as a lawyer in the London and Chicago offices of Mayer Brown, an international law firm, specialising in finance and banking law. He also worked in the Transaction Execution team within the Debt Capital Markets division at the Royal Bank of Scotland, focussing on Emerging Market transactions. He has a substantial development experience both as a lawyer and through voluntary programmes. Nick is British, and speaks French and conversational Spanish and Portuguese. He is an English qualified solicitor and holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Nottingham.

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