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Directors

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Stephan Chambers
Institute Director and Professor in Practice

Phone: +44 (0)207 955 7655 
Email: s.chambers1@lse.ac.uk

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Jonathan Roberts

Dr Jonathan Roberts
Teaching Director and Senior Lecturer in Practice

Phone: +44 (0)207 107 5051
Email: j.j.g.roberts@lse.ac.uk

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Leslie Labruto

Marshall Impact Accelerator Director 

Phone: +44 (0) 7401 555 616
Email: L.Labruto@lse.ac.uk

 

Teaching and Research

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Nava Ashraf
Professor of Economics

Phone: +44 (0)207 955 6992
Email: n.ashraf1@lse.ac.uk

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Sir Thomas Hughes-Hallett
Professor in Practice

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Sir Julian Le Grand 
Professor of Social Policy

Phone: +44 (0)207 107 7353
Email: j.legrand@lse.ac.uk

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George MacDonald
Research Assistant

Email: G.S.Macdonald@lse.ac.uk

 

 

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Jonah Rudlin
Research Assistant

Email: J.Rudlin@lse.ac.uk

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Jack Winterton
Research Assistant

Email: J.Winterton@lse.ac.uk

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Amelia Bradley

Amelia Bradley (maternity leave)
Head of External Relations

Mobile: +44 (0)7966 997 268 
Email: a.bradley1@lse.ac.uk

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Julia Karolkiewicz
Institute Administrator

Mobile: +44 (0) 7973 837 838
Email: j.karolkiewicz@lse.ac.uk

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Carl Petter Moldestad
Marshall Impact Accelerator Administrator

Email: C.P.Moldestad@lse.ac.uk

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Keri Rowsell
Marshall Impact Accelerator Manager

Mobile: +44 (0)7966 997 262 
Email: k.e.rowsell@lse.ac.uk

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Anna Townsend
Head of Programme Delivery

Mobile: +44 (0)7966 181 764
Email: a.k.townsend@lse.ac.uk

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Alexander Wright
Programme Delivery Manager

Mobile: +44 (0) 7548 765329
Email: A.P.Wright@lse.ac.uk

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Julia Ziemer
Institute Manager 

Mobile: +44 (0)7824 828 038
Email: j.ziemer@lse.ac.uk

Current Practitioners in Residence and Visiting Fellows

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Manuel Antunes

VC Investor, Mustard Seed 

Manuel is a VC investor at Mustard Seed, an impact investing fund focused in pre-seed and seed companies solving some of the world's most challenging environmental and social problems. Prior to Mustard Seed he did business development at Bloomberg, covering the Nordics. He is Portuguese, did his university studies at Nova School of Business and Economics, and did his CFA shortly after that. He loves surfing, sailing and most watersports, and is getting into cycling. In a distant previous life, he ran a small surf tourism business in Portugal with his surf buddies.

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 Christian Busch

Co-Founder, Leaders on Purpose

Christian Busch’s research focuses on business model innovation, entrepreneurship, social impact, and social networks, and he teaches several MSc and executive education courses at LSE.  He co-founded Leaders on Purpose, an organization convening high-impact leaders

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Swatee Deepak

Swatee currently works with private and public foundations in strategy development and design, with individuals and families of wealth on their redistribution strategies and oversees a portfolio of businesses and start-ups across philanthropy, socially minded businesses and the arts. Swatee was previously Director of the With and For Girls Collective, the world’s only participatory fund by and for adolescent girls and prior was Director of Stars Foundation, a private philanthropic foundation focused on funding grassroots organisations working with children and young people around the world. She is a founding member of several collectives working across philanthropy and social justice movements including Closer Than You Think, Healing Solidarity and Shake the Table and is a Board Member of the Global Fund for Children and EMpower - The Emerging Markets Foundation. 

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Daniel Hulme

Academic and CEO of Satalia

Daniel Hulme is a leading expert in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and emerging technologies. He is the CEO of Satalia, a global company that provides AI inspired products and solutions, and he is also the Director of UCL’s Business Analytics MSc, applying AI to solve business and social problems.

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Veronika Kapustina 

Technology Investor & Advisor

Veronika Kapustina is a Practitioner in Residence at the Marshall Institute, bringing a practical approach from her experience as a technology investor and advisor in the US and the UK.  Her focus areas include internet, marketplaces, artificial intelligence, machine learning, legal tech, health tech and food tech. Veronika is passionate about social enterprise business models and triple bottom line corporate management, and both are a focus in her personal investment portfolio.

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Emily Kasriel

Journalist, BBC

Emily leads high profile projects across the BBC, including the Crossing Divides season bringing people together in a fragmented world. With a background as an award-winning BBC Editor and journalist across five continents, she’s also been a visiting Fellow at Said Business School at the University of Oxford and a Senior Advisor to the Skoll Foundation.  She sits on the board of the HH Wingate Foundation, writes for an array of publications and hosts panels globally.   

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Jerome Misso
Jerome was a Partner at City law firms Eversheds and then Nabarro, specialising in corporate/investment work until 2001. For the next 20 years he was a senior Partner at one of Europe's leading technology venture capital firms, Balderton Capital, before stepping back into a consultancy role in late 2021. He is Chair of RPLC, a  £100M plus charitable endowment focused on need in SW London; Vice Chair of The Fore, a non profit seed funder of start up UK charities; a Trustee of Mental Health Innovations, the digital mental health charity behind the Shout 85258 text support app; he became a Practitioner in Residence at the LSE Marshall Institute in May 2022.

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Eva Neitzert

Director, Just Economics

Eva is an expert in social impact measurement and evaluation.  She has been at the forefront of developing innovative new approaches to demonstrating value for money and effectiveness. She has authored more than 30 publications for a range of audiences, including government departments, thinktanks, and academia. As a practitioner, Eva has worked on social impact measurement for clients from the public, private and NGO sectors in the UK and internationally. Past clients include BT, Microsoft, CAFOD, and DfID. Eva has a PhD from the London School of Economics and previously held senior management roles at the New Economics Foundation and Fawcett Society.

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Sonia Medina

Executive Director, Climate Change, CIIF

Sonia oversees CIFF’s Climate Change portfolio, which includes our work on Energy Decarbonisation, Air Quality, Industrial Decarbonisation and Land Use. Prior to joining CIFF, Sonia acted as Chief Operating Officer of a start-up company with a mission to connect Africa to the green energy economy by developing high-quality biomass supply chains deriving from existing plantations in West Africa.

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Mabel Van Oranje

Mabel van Oranje is a serial entrepreneur for social change working globally to advance equality, freedom and justice. During the last decade, she played a catalytic role in the global movement to end child marriage, including the creation and growth of three entities central to efforts to support girls’ futures: Girls Not Brides, the Girls First Fund, and VOW for Girls. Mabel is currently a board member of Fondation Chanel, the Sigrid Rausing Trust, and VOW for Girls (Chair). She is also an advisor to Apolitical Academy Global, Co-Impact’s Gender Fund, Global Witness, and The Elders. Mabel is a global champion of Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marriage, and a co-founder and chair emeritus of the European Council on Foreign Relations.

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Aunnie Patton Power

Founder, Intelligent Impact

Aunnie Patton Power is the founder of Intelligent Impact, an Entrepreneur in Residence at the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, an Associate Fellow at the University of Oxford's Saïd Business School and an advisor to the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation at the University of Cape Town's (UCT) Graduate School of Business. A reformed M&A investment banker, she began her impact investing career in 2010 with Unitus Capital in Bangalore and has since worked with start-ups, intermediaries, funds, family offices, foundations, corporates and governments across Africa, Asia, Europe and North America. 

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Chelsea Phipps

Policy Consultant, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 

Chelsea Phipps is a consultant for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on EU donor government relations and advocacy on development and global health policy. She has also consulted for impact organizations such as SEEK Development, Global Partnership for Education, CGIAR, Oak Foundation, Plan International, and LSE's Marshall Institute. She received her Master of Public Administration at LSE with a focus on social impact as a Marshall Institute Scholar. For her LSE Capstone Project, her team worked with UNICEF Kenya to evaluate innovative financing mechanisms for children-focused development issues. Prior to LSE, she worked at the Natural Resources Defense Council in Washington, D.C.

Past Practitioners in Residence and Visiting Fellows

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Jude Kelly

Founder, Women Of The World (WOW)

Jude Kelly is a creative director and a commentator on gender, inclusion and the arts. She was Artistic Director of the Southbank Centre from 2006-2018, where she created Festivals including: Being A Man, Unlimited, The Rest is Noise, Changing Britain, the Festival of Death, (B)old, as well as WOW- Women of the World. 

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Katherine Lorenz

President, Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation 

Katherine is President of the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation (www.cgmf.org), a grantmaking foundation focusing on environmental sustainability in Texas. She is the Leader of the Next Gen of the Giving Pledge, and Forbes named Ms. Lorenz "Ones to Watch," an up-and-coming face in philanthropy in 2012.

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William Perrin 

Trustee, Indigo Trust

Together with his wife, Fran, William Perrin is a trustee of the Indigo Trust. He is the founder and director of Talk About Local, a unique public service project to give people in deprived or isolated communities an online voice they own and run. When in the UK civil service, William was Tony Blair’s technology policy advisor in Downing Street.

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Tom Rippin 

CEO, On Purpose

After some years researching cancer, Tom started his non-academic career at management consultants McKinsey & Company, where he worked across the private, public and non-profit sectors. He transitioned into the social enterprise space, first advising the CEO of Comic Relief on private sector matters and then working at (RED), the business founded by Bono and Bobby Shriver to help eliminate AIDS in Africa, where he was Managing Director for Europe and Director of Business Development for (RED) International.

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Will Page

Former Chief Economist, Spotify and PRS for Music

Will is a Visiting Fellow at the Marshall Institute, bringing a unique understanding of copyright, technology and disruption to the LSE. He was the Chief Economist at the leading music streaming platform Spotify and prior to that, the music collecting society PRS for Music. He is working on his first book about disruption, 'Pivot', which will be published by Simon & Schuster in early 2021. Will is passionate about the crossroads where disruptive technology meets public policy and how the former can help the latter. 

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David Robinson 

Joint Principal, the Relationships Project 

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David is a community worker and writer.  He has worked in social innovation for more than forty years founding or co-founding   Community Links ,  Discover, Shift and the Relationships Project. He started and led  the PM's Council for Social Action and the National Early Action Task Force, co created the Social Impact Bond and chaired the world's first SIB funded programme. He is a founding director at Social Finance, Chair of the Social Finance Impact Incubator and an Ashoka Senior Fellow.