The team

The Legatum Institute specialises in creating the pathways from poverty to prosperity for individuals, communities and nations around the world. Our team are committed to helping shape the debate on the key challenges of our generation.


Baroness Philippa Stroud

Chief Executive Officer

Dr Stephen Brien

Director of Policy, Centre for Metrics

Shaun Flanagan

Director, Centre for Metrics

Nathan Gamester

Chief Operating Officer


Shelley Hartland

Director of Operations and Cultural Transformation


Dr Alastair Masser

Director, Global Programmes

Terrie McCann

Director of Business Development

Jo Nussbaum

Director of Communications

The team

Amanda Ahadizadeh

Research Analyst

Georgina Armfield

Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer

Fredericka Arrowsmith

Media and Communications Manager

Naomi Baglin

Executive Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer

Sasha Bainbridge

Operations Coordinator and Database Manager

Anna Caffell

Programme Coordinator, Peace and Reconciliation

Preksha Dugar

Research Analyst

Michael Gillen

International Events Manager


Emily Harris

Senior Analyst, Centre for Metrics

Juan Pablo Hernandez

Multi-Media Content Producer

Daniel Herring

Senior Analyst and Programme Manager, Global Index of Economic Openness

Gerard Holland

Researcher and Speechwriter for the Chief Executive Officer

Hugo Irving

Research Assistant, Centre for Metrics

Ed King

Research Analyst, Centre for Metrics

Molly Kiniry

Programme & Research Manager, International Development


Joshua Lee

Senior Analyst, Centre for Metrics

Patty McCabe

Research Analyst, The World Ahead

Matt McFahn

Data Analyst, Centre for Metrics

Warren Nish

Maintenance Manager

Sam Pilsbury

Graphic Designer

Natasha Robinson

Events Coordinator

Maryam Samad

Events Coordinator

Edward Wickstead

Research Assistant, Centre for Metrics

Board of Trustees

Alan McCormick

Chairman, Board of Trustees


Baroness Philippa Stroud

Chief Executive Officer

Ellen Agler

Chief Executive Officer, The END Fund (U.S. board member, LIF)


Toby Baxendale


Richard Briance

Chairman, PMB Capital Limited

Arthur Brooks

Social scientist and bestselling author


Tsitsi Masiyiwa

Philanthropist and social entrepreneur

Richard Parry

Consultant, Farrer & Co

Rob Vickers

General Counsel, Legatum

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