Aunnie Patton Power

Associate Fellow

Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Park End Street


Aunnie Patton Power is the founder of Intelligent Impact, a technology for social impact advisory firm. She is also a university lecturer on innovative finance, impact investing and technology for impact.  

At Saïd Business School, she is an entrepreneur in residence at the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, alongside her associate fellowship role.

At the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business she holds the title Adjunct Faculty, as well as Senior Advisor to the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship. She is also a visiting fellow at the London School of Economics’ Marshall Institute for Philanthropy and Social Entrepreneurship.  

A reformed M&A investment banker, Aunnie began her impact investing career in 2010 with Unitus Capital in Bangalore and has since worked with start-ups, intermediaries, funds, family offices, foundations, corporates and governments across Africa, Asia, Europe and North America. 

Aunnie's work has been published throughout the world, including by the Oxford University Press, the Stanford Social Innovation Review, the World Economic Forum, Impact Investing Policy Collaboration and as a massive open online course on Coursera. 

Aunnie has a BA in International Political Economy from DePauw University and an MBA from Saïd Business School.