Ian Davis

Providing strategic guidance for holistic success.

As Manager of Legal & Program Compliance, Ian manages REDF’s legal work, and is responsible for ensuring that regulatory requirements associated with SIF funding are met. Additionally, he provides ongoing strategic guidance as REDF builds out its impact investing portfolio.

Before joining REDF, Ian spent seven-and-a-half years as in-house counsel with Grameen Foundation and Kiva. His interest in social entrepreneurship first started as an intern with Professor Muhammad Yunus at the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, and he’s excited to continue learning in the social impact space. Ian joined REDF because of its clear mission, its market-based approach to social enterprise development and its focus on creating measurable impact.

Ian received his B.A. in International Studies from Brigham Young University, and he earned a J.D. from Pepperdine University School of Law, where he was a fellow at the Palmer Center for Entrepreneurship and the Law. In his free time Ian enjoys mountain biking, exploring the outdoors with his family and coaching his son’s sports teams.