Rosie Wardle

Executive Team
Rosie Wardle is the Foundation’s Programme Director, leading the factory farming programmes.

Rosie holds a BA (Hons) in Modern Languages and Linguistics from the University of Oxford, and an MA from the Courtauld Institute of Art, London.

An active supporter of a number of animal protection charities, Rosie is passionate about animal rights and welfare and the post-animal economy.


Jeremy Coller

Advisory Council
Jeremy Coller is the Chief Investment Officer of Coller Capital, the leading global investor in the private equity secondary market. In 2002, Jeremy founded the Jeremy Coller Foundation to enable him to pursue his philanthropic goals.

Jeremy sits on the Advisory Council of The Elders, an independent group of global leaders chaired by Kofi Annan, who work together for peace and human rights. He is on the Advisory Board of the Coller Institute of Private Equity, the editorial board of Private Equity Findings, and the board of the Coller Institute of Venture.

Jeremy holds a BSc (Hons) in Management Sciences from the University of Manchester, UMIST and an MA in Philosophy from Sussex University. He undertook a Diplôme Cours de Civilisation from the Sorbonne. He attended Carmel College. In 2011, Jeremy was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by the London Business School. In 2013, he received an Honorary Doctorate from Tel Aviv University.


Alan Briefel

Advisory Council
Alan Briefel is founder and CEO of StratCom, a research-based strategy consultancy focused on institutional asset management. StratCom advises leading investment management and private equity firms on market positioning, client relationships, business development and communication strategies. Alan’s research in the institutional market also includes trends and expectations related to ESG investing.

Alan holds a BA in Economics and Business Finance (Hons) from the University of Manchester and an MBA from Cass Business School, London.


Dr Lulit Solomon

Advisory Council
Dr Lulit Solomon is founder of a healthcare analytics company, has over 12 years of therapeutic and epidemiologic practice, and has extensive experience in developing healthcare products for the biopharmaceutical industry. She sits on a number of advisory boards of prominent healthcare and technology companies, and is also a member of the Advisory Council of the Elders.

Lulit holds a PhD and MPhil in Epidemiology from Cambridge University and, as a former fellow of the Cancer Intelligence Unit, has strong links with international governmental and non-governmental institutions, including public health agencies.


Professor Eli Talmor

Advisory Council
Eli Talmor is a London Business School professor and founder of its private equity programmes. He is also the chairman of the Coller Institute of Venture at Tel Aviv University. Formerly he was Professor of Finance at the University of California (UCLA and Irvine).

Eli is the co-author of International Private Equity, broadly considered to be the reference book on the private equity industry. He is a leading public speaker and has advised the UK government on the subject.


Richard Rivlin

Advisory Council
Richard Rivlin is founder and managing director of Bladonmore. The communications consultancy delivers work on an international basis to corporate, financial and professional services clients. He is also Chairman of VideoJug Networks, a venture capital backed, online television channel group. In 2013 he co-founded Loud Halo, a charity fundraising co-operative and became an advisor to the think-tank Centre for Entrepreneurs.

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Hugo Canwell

Advisory Council

Hugo has spent more than 15 years as a corporate lawyer specialising in private equity; after several years in private practice with Freshfields and then Debevoise & Plimpton, Hugo moved to Moscow to join Baring Vostok, Russia’s largest private equity fund, where he became General Counsel. His last legal role was as Chief Legal Officer of LetterOne, a large international investment business with investments across the energy, technology, health and retail sectors.

Hugo holds an MA (Hons) in Russian from the University of Edinburgh and is a qualified solicitor in England and Wales.