Kylie Hansen

Founder and Director of Impact Seed

Kylie is Founder and Director of Impact Seed, the only intermediary dedicated to building the market and operating environment for social enterprise and impact investment in Western Australia. She leads Impact Seed's impact measurement practice.

Over the past 15 years Kylie has worked across WA sectors including corporate, not-for-profit, and government agencies, with a more recent focus on supporting development of streamlined impact management strategies in these sectors, and extending to foundations and family offices.

In partnership with the Western Australian Council of Social Service and with the State Government, Kylie led the development of the first phase of the whole of sector WA Outcomes Measurement Framework. She also just completed the five-year review of the Woodside Development Fund, a $20M corporate foundation-style fund with a 10-year commitment to early childhood development in WA.

Prior to founding Impact Seed, Kylie was the in-country CEO for Empowering Communities, which focused on international development within and into Cambodia through a B2B and B2C retail social enterprise model reporting to international funders including Lonely Planet and AusAID.

Kylie holds graduate qualifications across business, arts, and community development; and post-graduate qualifications in law, project management and social impact.

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