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 to shape the debate on the key challenges of our generation.


Baroness Philippa Stroud

Chief Executive Officer

Stephen Brien

Director of Policy, Centre for Metrics

Nathan Gamester

Chief Operating Officer


Shaun Flanagan

Director, Centre for Metrics

Alastair Masser

Director, Global People Movements

Terrie McCann

Head of Business Development

Shelley Hartland

Director of Operations and Cultural Transformation, Cultural Transformation


The team

Naomi Baglin

Executive & Events Assistant to Nathan Gamester

Sasha Bainbridge

Receptionist and Database Manager

Anna Caffell

Programme Peace and Reconciliation and Events Coordinator

Hugh Carveth

Research Analyst, Effective Government

Will Edwards

Research Assistant

Michael Gillen

International Events Manager


Emily Harris

Senior Analyst, Centre for Metrics

Daniel Herring

Senior Analyst, Prosperity Index

Hugo Irving

Research Assistant, Centre for Metrics

Molly Kiniry

Programme & Research Manager, International Development


Joshua Lee

Senior Analyst, Centre for Metrics

Patty McCabe

Research Assistant, The World Ahead

Matt McFahn

Data Analyst, Centre for Metrics

John Pollock

Digital Communications Manager


Thea Pope

Executive & Events Assistant to Baroness Stroud (CEO)


Maryam Samad

Events Coordinator

Bianca Swalem

Research Analyst, GIEO

Hannah Rose Thomas

Research Assistant, Global People Movements

Matthew Urquhart

Maintenance Manager

Edward Wickstead

Research Assistant, GIEO

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


Rob Vickers

General Counsel, Legatum

Richard Briance

Chairman, PMB Capital Limited

Richard Parry

Consultant, Farrer & Co

Tsitsi Masiyiwa

Philanthropist and social entrepreneur

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