CEO and Founder of Impact Plus
Eduard Peris i Deprez
Eduard Peris i Deprez is the CEO and Founder of Impact Plus, a social enterprise that builds bridges between blockchain technologies and the international development & humanitarian space. Impact Plus is proud to support the implementation of Polygon Lab's social impact strategy. Impact Plus supports activities in Brasil, Kenya, Mexico and Nigeria. Eduard is also the founder of The GeoAnalytics Center, a tech-for-good NGO based in Niger. He previously supported the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) on a police reform program across the Sahel and served as the Niger Country Director for USAID's flagship countering violent extremism program in the Sahel. Eduard has experience working on human security-related projects in the wider Sahel region, North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. Eduard's development expertise is backed by six years of experience in export trade finance. He holds a Master's Degree from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) and a PhD from the War Studies Department at King's College London.