Xavier ARNAUDO is a French citizen with more than 20 years in the financial industry. Xavier started his career in Hong Kong in 1997. He first came to Japan in 1999 before pursuing roles in New York (in 2001), in London (in 2003), in Tokyo and Hong Kong again. Most recently, he was in charge of prime brokerage and equity finance sales at BNP Paribas. In 2014 he joined Evolution Financial group in Tokyo to help launch impact investment products and initiatives. In the summer of 2015, he founded C4 Capital for New Commons, a non-profit impact investment advisory platform, whose mission is to build a social investment marketplace in Japan by empowering purpose-driven organizations and investors to drive impact and create value through innovative finance. C4 Capital’s goal is to mainstream impact investing by designing multi-capital solutions for collective impact through innovative financial instruments and platforms across the social finance value chain (venture philanthropy, impact investment, CSR and shared value, private debt instruments and public equities).