I enable people and organizations to describe, measure, and improve their social impact.

Karim Harji is the Programme Director of the Oxford Impact Measurement Programme at the Said Business School, University of Oxford. He is also the Managing Director at Evalysis, which works with organizations to clarify their impact goals and strategies; align their measurement and management approaches; and navigate the complexity of data and decisions.

Karim has made influential contributions to advance knowledge and practice in social impact measurement and impact investing. He has published on industry trends and innovative practices; supported field-building initiatives to promote the value and integrity of impact measurement; and designed education and training programs across established and emerging markets.

Managing Director, Evalysis

2015 - present

Evalysis is a global advisory firm that supports organizations to describe, measure, and improve the social impact of investments, businesses, and philanthropy. We help organizations to clarify their goals, align their approaches, and navigate complexity.

Programme Director, Oxford Impact Measurement Programme

2017 - present

The Oxford Impact Measurement Programme has been designed to bring clarity to core concepts and issues related to impact measurement in the private, public, and social sectors; navigate the landscape of tools and approaches; and critically examine emerging issues and practices.

Founding Partner, Mondiale Impact

2022 - present

General Partner, Possibilian Ventures

2021 - present

Senior Fellow, The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation

2018 - 2020

Provided strategic and technical advice on impact measurement, and developed the Innoweave Impact Measurement module.

Co-Founder and Director, Purpose Capital

2010 - 2017

Co-founded Canada’s leading impact investment advisory firm, Purpose Capital (now Rally Assets). Established and led the Impact Advisory Practice, acting as a trusted advisor to Boards, Investment Committees and Executives at foundations, financial institutions, government agencies, and social finance intermediaries.

Senior Manager, Social Capital Partners

2008 - 2011

Managed and scaled innovative workforce development and job creation programs across industries and regions.

CanadaHelps (2012 – 2018, 2023 – present)

Impact-Linked Finance Fund (2021 – present)

CAFIID (2017 – 2019)

Responsible Investment Association (2012 – 2018)

Small Change Fund (2011 – 2016)

Co-Chair – Impact Measurement Task Force
Convened by the Government of Ontario

Member – Impact Measurement Working Group
G8 Social Impact Investing Task Force

Co-Founder and Member – TIG on Social Impact Measurement
American Evaluation Association

Member – Widening & Deepening Impact Investing Market
WG of the Global Steering Group on Impact Investing

Member –  Technical Advisory Group
ESDC / Social Finance Fund

Programme Director – Oxford Impact Measurement Programme
Said Business School, University of Oxford

Guest Faculty – Oxford Impact Investing Programme
Said Business School, University of Oxford

Guest Faculty – Oxford Impact Finance Innovations Programme
Said Business School, University of Oxford

Associate Fellow
Said Business School, University of Oxford

Co-Convenor – Impact Measurement and Management for Investors
Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town

Co-Convenor – Impact Investing in Africa
Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town

Senior Research Associate
Carleton Centre for Community Innovation, Carleton University