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

The team

Georgina Armfield

Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer

Federico Benetti

Data Analyst, Centre for Metrics

Monika Bickauskaite

Global Policy and Research Engagement Officer

Juan Pablo Hernandez

Communications Manager

Gerard Holland

Secretary for Societal Transformation

Edward McPherson

Senior Data Analyst, Centre for Metrics

Ahmed Mohamud

Front of House Manager

Carlos Montes

Lead Adviser on the Institute's Pathways to Prosperity programme

Warren Nish

Maintenance Manager

Johnny Patterson

Senior Advisor to the CEO

Anna Webb

Researcher In-Country Prosperity Programme

Daisy Vanderputt

Advocacy and Policy Officer

Hannah Bowes-Smith

Forum Network Coordinator

Iyad Yousef

Data Analyst

Ed Sheperdson

Data Analyst

Amy Gifford

Research Assistant

Wuraola Adeyinka

Operations Manager

Joe Murphy

Data Analyst

Max Nichols

Data Analyst

Alex Warren


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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