Neil St. Clair
Co-Founder & COO
Neil St. Clair is a respected social entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is Co-Founder and COO of venture-backed fintech B Generous, a first-of-its-kind philanthropic credit product allowing donors to Donate Now, Pay Later. This venture was co-founded by the son and grandson of Lord Stanley Kalms, the founder of Dixons (now Currys plc), the largest consumer electronics retailer in Europe.
Prior to this, he served as President of The Child Safety Pledge (CSP), a family foundation and impact investment vehicle that created the first-ever investment framework around child sexual abuse prevention. CSP was started and endowed by a descendant of AllianceBernstein founder, Sanford C. Bernstein.
Previously, Neil worked with the Hinduja Family Office where he served as President of Karma Impact and advisor to Timeless Capital.
Neil has also held roles as Chief Growth Officer for Vestorly, a now-exited AI startup, and as Director of Marketing for investment firm Shepherd Kaplan (now Shepherd Kaplan Krochuk). In his early career, Neil was an on-camera television journalist for NY1 and a contributing columnist for Forbes. He also founded the first-ever video news service covering New York’s tech scene, AlleyWire.
Neil graduated from Boston University Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude with degrees in political science and journalism. He later did his graduate work at Yale University’s Jackson School, studying global affairs.
Neil currently chairs his family’s education-focused scholarship committee and manages NES Impact, his family investment vehicle. He is a member of Nexus and has held board, trustee, and leadership roles with The Real Estate Board of Massachusetts (appointed by Governor Charlie Baker), The Academy of St. Joseph (NY), and Birthright Israel. Neil has been a guest lecturer at MIT’s Sloan School, Columbia Business School, The Wharton School, and NYU Stern.