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

Shaun Flanagan

Director of Impact and Partnerships

Daniel Herring

Deputy Head of the Centre for UK Prosperity

Joshua Lee

Head of the Centre for Metrics

Julia Suit

Director of Convening and Customer Experience

David Wesson

Managing Director

The team

Georgina Armfield

Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer

Fredericka Arrowsmith

Senior Communications Manager

Sasha Bainbridge

Operations Manager

Rebecca Brooks

Convening Manager

Freddie Downing

Secretariat, Race Equality Commission

Preksha Dugar

Research Analyst

Katrine Guzman

Graphic Designer

Emily Harris

Senior Analyst, Centre for Metrics

Juan Pablo Hernandez

Multi-Media Content Producer

Gerard Holland

Researcher and Speechwriter for the Chief Executive Officer

Emily Jepson

Executive Assistant to the Managing Director

Matthew Latham

Data Analyst, Centre for Metrics

Rachel Luney

Research and Data Analyst, Centre for UK Prosperity

Dr Alastair Masser

Lead, Legatum Prosperity Index

Edward McPherson

Senior Data Analyst, Centre for Metrics

Ahmed Mohamud


Carlos Montes

Lead Adviser on the Institute's Pathways to Prosperity programme

Warren Nish

Maintenance Manager

Andrew Tyrrell

Research Analyst

Ariana Youn

Convening Manager, FORUM

Federico Benetti

Data Analyst, 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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