Michael Etzel
The Bridgespan Group

Michael is a Partner in Bridgespan’s Boston office. The Bridgespan Group is a leading social impact advisor to investors, philanthropists, and nonprofits and NGOs.

Michael focuses on effectiveness across the full spectrum of social innovation financing, advising corporate, institutional, and family philanthropists and investors—including The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Ford Foundation, Bain Capital Double Impact, and Goldman Sachs, The MacArthur Foundation, and Texas Pacific Group’s Rise Fund.

Much of Michael’s work explores what it takes to use tools of innovative finance and impact investing to solve pressing social problems. His work and research in philanthropy also focuses on the question of what it takes to deliver results. He regularly speaks and publishes on both topics.