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Advisory Council

Find out who the Marshall Institute team leans on for advice.


 Meet our Advisory council



Sir Thomas Hughes-Hallett (Chair) 

Sir Tom Hughes-Hallett spent 25 years in the investment banking world, before becoming CEO of Marie Curie from 2000 to 2012. In 2011 Tom chaired the independent UK review of British Philanthropy. A former Chair of Imperial College's Institute of Global Health Innovation, Tom is now Chair of the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Foundation Trust, Trustee of Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, and Founder and Chair of HelpForce, a new social enterprise underpinning health and social care in England. Tom founded the Marshall Institute with Sir Paul Marshall. 




Dr Melissa Berman 

Melissa Berman is the founding President and CEO of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA), an innovative non-profit philanthropy service launched by the Rockefeller family in 2002. Melissa is a Director of RPA, the Adrian Brinkerhoff Foundation and the Foundation Center. She is an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University’s Business School, where she also serves on the Advisory Board for the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise. Melissa holds a BA from Harvard University and a PhD from Stanford University.




Professor Tim Besley

Tim Besley is School Professor of Economics and Political Science and W. Arthur Lewis Professor of Development Economics at LSE. He is also a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. He is a member of the National Infrastructure Commission and has previously served as a member of the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee. He is one of the leading economists involved in restoring the study of political economy to prominence in mainstream economics.




Professor Julia Black 

Julia Black is Pro Director for Research and Interim Director of the LSE. Previously, she was a Lecturer and Tutor at the University of Oxford. She has held a British Academy / Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship, and been a Visiting Fellow at the University of Sydney and at All Souls College, Oxford. She has written extensively on regulatory issues in a number of areas, including financial regulation. She was elected as a Fellow of the British Academy in 2015.



Stephan Chambers

Stephan Chambers 

Stephan Chambers is Director of the Marshall Institute. Prior to this Stephan was the Co-Founder of the Skoll World Forum, Chair of the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Director of International Strategy at Saїd Business School, Oxford University, and Senior Research Fellow at Lincoln College, Oxford. He sits on the Advisory Board of Princeton University Press and is a Director of the Britdoc Foundation, the Dartington Trust, the University of the People, and the Dragon School.




Richard Collier-Keywood

Richard Collier-Keywood is Chairman of The School for Social Entrepreneurs and New Forest Care Limited. He is Managing Partner of Nala Ventures and Investments LLP and a Special Adviser to the Inclusive Economy Unit in the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. Previously he was Global Vice-Chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), chairing the Network Executive Team. Prior to this he served as Managing Partner of the UK firm. Richard is a barrister and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.



Professor Sir Julian Le Grand

Professor Sir Julian Le Grand 

Julian Le Grand is an academic specialising in economics and public policy. He is Professor at LSE and was a Senior Policy Advisor to former Prime Minister Tony Blair. Julian is the author, co-author or editor of 19 books and over 140 articles and book chapters on economics, philosophy and public policy. In 2012, Julian was elected Fellow of the British Academy (FBA); in 2015, he was awarded a knighthood for services to social sciences and public service.




Professor Walter W. Powell 

Walter W. Powell is Professor of Education, Sociology, Organizational Behavior, Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University, and Faculty Co-Director of the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society. His interests focus on the processes through which knowledge is transferred across organisations, and the role of networks in facilitating or hindering innovation.




Bernard Sabrier 

Bernard Sabrier is Chairman of Unigestion, CEO of Unigestion Asia Pte Ltd., and Chairman of Unigestion Holding. He serves as Non-Executive Director of Nestlé Capital Management Ltd., and is the Founder and President of Children Action, a charitable foundation for disadvantaged children throughout the world. He is also a founding member of Mamco, the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Geneva. 




Dame Minouche Shafik

Dame Minouche Shafik is Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science. Previ- ously, she was Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, responsible for a balance sheet of almost£475 billion, and sat on all of the Bank’s major policy committees (the Monetary Policy Commit- tee, Financial Policy Committee, and Prudential Policy Committee). Minouche serves as a Trustee of the British Museum, the Council of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, Governor of the National Institute for Economic and Social Research, and is Honorary Fellow of St. Antony’s College Oxford.




Susan Liautaud

Susan Liautaud advises leaders and organizations internationally on ethics matters.  She serves as Vice Chair of Court and Chair of the Ethics Policy Committee at the LSE. She also teaches cutting edge ethics at Stanford University. She serves on the boards and advisory boards of several global non-profit organizations, including Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres, Pasteur Institute, and Care International. Her primary focus is on complex ethics challenges, including those involving technology and global risks.   




Massimo Lapucci

Massimo Lapucci is the Secretary General of Fondazione CRT, a foundation of banking origin based in Turin. He is also the Secretary General of Fondazione Sviluppo e Crescita – CRT, a foundation primarily focused on impact investing. Massimo is also Managing Director of OGR company, whose mission is the conversion of a former large industrial building in the heart of Turin into an innovative and experimental centre for contemporary culture, research and business acceleration. He has extensive international experience as a Board Member for public and private companies in various sectors and nonprofit organizations in the EU and the Americas. Since 2017, Massimo is Chair of the European Foundation Centre in Bruxelles. From 2006 he is a World Fellow at Yale University, USA




Ana Morales

Ana Morales is a London based, Mexican activist and strategic philanthropist. She has worked for over 20 years in violence prevention, education and poverty eradication, with particular emphasis in Latin-America. She is a Founding Member of Maverick Collective, and a Board Member of Glasswing International. Ana is currently part of the team leading the charge in Mexico, where the organisation is about to launch. Ana works extensively with intra-generational and next-gen philanthropy initiatives. She has spoken internationally about these and other elements of her philanthropy expertise in conferences like the Central America Donors Forum, Nexxus, and Philanthropy Impact in London.  Ana has a degree in Human Resources and a Masters in Art Therapy from Pratt University in New York. She has worked as an art therapist at the Hispanic Coalition in New York City. She’s also currently part of the Philanthropy Workshop and of Women Moving Millions.