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Andrew is the Chairman and CEO of Caxton, a large global macro hedge fund founded in New York in 1983. He joined Caxton in London nearly a decade ago, was appointed CIO globally in 2008, and to his current position effective 1st January 2012. He graduated from Sheffield University in 1987, with a First Class Honours Degree in Economics. Prior to Caxton he was a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs, as head of FICC proprietary trading in London. His other charitable interests include being a...

Bernard Horn had a varied career with NatWest spanning 30 years, including six years as a Main Board Director of the NatWest Group (FTSE 100 Company). His roles included five years as Chief Executive of the International Businesses, and a similar period as Operations Director, responsible for Operations and IT. He led significant acquisition and disposal activity whilst with the bank.

He is a graduate of the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School. Since leaving...

Brian was Director of Pensions, West Midlands Pension Fund from 2008–2012. From 1988 to 2008 he was Director of Finance for Wolverhampton City Council with responsibility for West Midlands Pension Fund, acting as Council’s Chief Finance Officer and managing a range of other functions such as IT, Property Management and Waste Management.

Previously he held positions as Chairman of Trustees at Birmingham International Airport Limited Pension Scheme, Treasurer to the Local Authority...

Ciarán Devane was educated at University College, Dublin where he gained first class honours in biochemical engineering.   He also holds a Masters Degree in International Policy from George Washington University, Washington DC.  He worked for ICI for 8 years before joining Gemini Consulting. 

Ciarán joined Macmillan Cancer Support as Chief Executive in May 2007.  Ciarán co-chairs the National Cancer Survivorship Initiative and is a trustee of the National Council for Voluntary...

David has been Chief Executive of Social Finance since May 2009.  Over this period, he has helped build Social Finance from a concept to a team of over 40 professionals drawn from social, public sector and financial backgrounds.  The team seeks ways to mobilise capital from outside the public sector to drive better social outcomes and stimulate systemic social change.   It has established a reputation for a rigorous approach to the analysis of social issues and the development of...

David Robinson is a community worker, the Founder of Community Links and now its Senior Adviser (www.community-links.org). Community Links work with more than 30,000 people a year through an extensive network of community development projects in East London. This local experience is shared with policy makers and practitioners internationally through publications, training and consultancy.

David is also the founder and, now chair of We Are...

Derrick Anderson CBE, is Chief Executive of Lambeth Council since March 2006. He has over thirty years' senior management experience in local government and more than 30 years in the public sector. Derrick was voted Public Leader of the Year in the Guardian Public Services Awards 2012. He was awarded a CBE for services to local government in January 2003. 

Geraldine was appointed Chief Charity Commissioner and the Charity Commission's first Chair in 2004, with the remit of making the Commission 'fit for purpose' to implement the new Charities Act. She left the Commission in July 2006, having laid firm foundations for the Charities Bill and with the Commission charged and invigorated to implement it. Before joining the Charity Commission Geraldine was CEO of two major charities, Guide Dogs for the Blind and the National Autistic Society, and...

Penny has been running enterprises with a combined focus on commercial growth and social impact for the past 20 years. At Cafedirect - the UK’s largest 100% Fairtrade hot drinks company - Penny led the company to become the flagship brand for the Fairtrade movement. She pioneered a profitable and unconventional business model, achieving exceptional financial and social returns. She led the company in the largest public ethical share issue in the UK, raising £5m for the organisation.

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Peter Wheeler was Head of Wholesale Banking, West at Standard Chartered Bank until the end of 2010, and is Chairman of IPValue. He is also Chair of The Young Foundation and is a founder of Charity Technology Trust. Previously Peter was a Goldman Sachs Partner and Managing Director.

Robert Gillespie is the former Director General of the Takeovers and Mergers Panel, senior Managing Director of Evercore Partners and former Global Head of Investments at UBS following a 27 year career in the investment bank. Currently Robert serves as Chairman of Somerset House, Durham University Council and the Boat Race Company. 

Toby founded Social Finance in 2007. He assembled the initial team and led the development of the Social Impact Bond from first concept to implementation. As Development Director, Toby oversees all our Social Impact Bond work. From 2005, he acted as secretariat for the Commission on Unclaimed Assets, where he helped develop the recommendation for the creation of a Social Investment Bank. Prior to this, he was Director of Research at ARK, a child focused foundation, where he built programmes...

Victoria is Director of Grants at the The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry and Adviser to the Charles Dunstone Charitable Trust. Her areas of work include disadvantaged young people, criminal justice, the environment, international development, palliative care, disability and social investment.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Victoria was an Executive at the Sainsbury Family Trusts and the CEO of an operational international development charity....