Vanessa Viana

Global Managing Partner, Capital Lab Ventures

Global Managing Partner at Capital Lab Ventures, where she manages +US$50 million Venture Capital Investments in the UK, Israel, and Latin America. Founder and CEO of Digital Purpose, Ms. Vanessa Viana serves as a member of the board of directors at Iguá, leading private water and sanitation company in emerging markets, where she represents the Canadian pension funds CPPIB, AIMCo and Sustainable Private Equity firm IG4 Capital. Ms Viana is also a member of the ESG and investment committees at Iguá. She is a Programme Advisor judge and mentor of the UK Tech Nation’s Applied AI 4.0 programme, the UK’s Digital Catapult’s Future Scope Net Zero Showcase, and Imperial Enterprise Lab. Previously, she co-founded and managed US$ 2 billion AUM in Private Equity investments as a senior fund manager at Bradesco Bank and held multiple roles as M&A manager at Deloitte, M&A and COO at BMG Bank Group, and Senior Consultant at Kroll Inc. An Economist by background with a Master (MSc) Summa Cum Laude in Finance and Economics, she is a digital transition expert, having earned a Distinction as a Master (MSc) in Information Systems and Digital Innovation by the London School of Economics and Political Science. Ms Viana is the recipient of the UK Government’s Chevening Global Leadership Award and is endorsed as a Global Talent by the UK government.