We share a passion for the impact that wise, purposeful leadership can have in the world.

CEO and Founder

Lindsay Levin

CEO and Founder, UK and US Foundation Trustee

Lindsay works with leaders and organisations on their role in the world, values and culture change.

Managing Partners

Giles Goodhead

Co-Managing Partner

Giles, based in Berkeley, has led over 40 Quests around the world. He develops programmes for companies that inspire innovation, disruption and creativity.

Jayma Pau

Co-Managing Partner

Jayma designs and delivers programmes for multinational clients across a range of sectors. Inside LQ, she leads people and talent, programme operations and global resourcing.

Partners

Anne Wade

Partner

Anne brings to Leaders' Quest her extensive expertise from two decades as a top asset manager and in corporate boardrooms. She focuses on the positive role that business can play in society.

Annie Perrin

Partner

Annie joined Leaders’ Quest in 2017 as a Partner, based in New York. She is a lifelong student of human behaviour and interpersonal dynamics.

Carolina Moeller

Partner

Over the past decade, Carolina has trained hundreds of leaders on four continents on visionary leadership, change and business with purpose.

Chris Harrison

Partner

Chris designs and co-leads Quests. He is also Founder and Chairman of the charity, The Friends of Baale Mane.

Darya Shaikh

Partner

Darya, based in New York, joined LQ in 2014. She spent the previous decade with the multi-national PeaceWorks Foundation and OneVoice Movement, serving as its first Executive Director and COO.

Eric Levine

Partner

Eric has led Quests in finance, professional services, education, and technology.

Fields Wicker-Miurin

Partner

Fields joined LQ as a partner in 2002. Dedicated to being a ‘good ancestor’, she tries to lead from the boardroom and currently serves on the group boards of BNP Paribas, Prudential plc and Scor.

Gene Early

Partner

Gene hosted the original Quest to Silicon Valley and has co-led numerous Quests since. His PhD is in leadership and organisational development and his passion is to catalyse transformation.

Hendrik-Jan Laseur

Partner

Hendrik-Jan is based in Lisbon. His firm, Lead the Change, works with clients to connect purpose, vision and approach through strategy consulting, workshop-facilitation and coaching. 

Jodi Kamming

Partner & Chief Financial Officer

Jodi joined us as CFO in August 2017, overseeing LQ’s finances. She has spent the past decade gaining leadership experience in the private and non-profit sectors.

Kenzie Lau-Kwong

Partner

Kenzie has worked at LQ since 2005, leading and supporting programmes worldwide. She runs her own consulting practice, Kenn & K Consulting, specialising in organisational and leadership development.

Melanie Jamieson

Partner

Melanie designs and delivers Quests, and plays a key role working with organisations on journeys of transformation – supporting leaders to create purposeful cultures.

Melanie Katzman

Partner

Melanie has been with LQ since 2005, and led multiple Quests across the world. Her advisory group, Katzman Consulting, is an international consortium of psychologists that work with business leaders. 

Rachel Parikh

Partner

Rachel leads much of our work in Silicon Valley. Rachel is passionate about culture change and pioneering new ways of helping people re-connect with their values and increase their impact.

Sayo Ayodele

Partner

Sayo has designed and delivered Quests in Africa, the Middle East, Europe and Asia, and played a key role in our BankingFutures initiative to create a better UK banking system.

Simon Hampel

Partner

Simon works with global organisations to help catalyse the transformational change required to meet today’s challenges.

Symon Elliott

Partner

Symon has lived and worked in Mumbai, Paris, London and NYC. An LQ Partner, he's also CEO and Founder of Leaders Futures, a mentoring enterprise matching world class leaders with senior execs.

Global team

Abby Barton

Associate

Abby is an executive coach and strategic consultant with a strong commercial and leadership background.

Alexa Firmenich

Associate

Alexa is passionate about bridging worlds through direct experiences. She co-founded Atlas Unbound, which designs learning journeys into the wilderness and other natural settings.

Anisha Saraf

Count Us In Project Manager

Anisha is passionate about the social sector, and about bringing profit and purpose together.

Antwan Saca

Associate

Antwan has spent his adult life working towards the dream of peace and justice in the Holy Land.

Ashley Clark

Associate

Ashley’s work as an advisor and trainer revolves around multinational leadership – helping people see differently. At LQ she has worked in India, China, South Africa, the US, and Israel/Palestine.

Beth McNamee

Design and Innovation Director

Beth focuses on developing innovative and scalable offerings for our clients.

Bhushan Rane

Information Systems Coordinator

Bhushan was drawn to LQ by the chance to play his part in creating a more sustainable world.

Carol Ciancutti

Associate

Carol is a producer, director and development executive dedicated to creating socially relevant projects.

Carolyn Maddox

Chair LQ Foundation, Associate

Carolyn is Chair of the LQ Foundation. She is currently an independent consultant providing mentoring and strategic advice to leaders in private equity and entrepreneurs.

Chris McGee

Associate

Chris is an LQ Associate based in Stockholm, Sweden. He is passionate about facilitating programmes that enable individuals to become more present, full-hearted, effective leaders.

Christiana Figueres

Future Stewards Founding Partner

Christiana campaigns for social and environmental change. As a former UN Climate Change Chief, she helped to negotiate the Paris Agreement.

Christina Yin

Programme Coordinator

Christina joined in August 2018. An inveterate bridge-builder, she’s excited to contribute to LQ’s work by encouraging understanding and empathy between diverse groups.

Dana Asher

Associate

Dana works with individuals and teams to augment personal and institutional development by integrating the body, heart, mind, and soul.

Daniel Lobo

Associate

Daniel has designed and led experiential learning programmes in India, Africa and China. He is passionate about conscious leadership in organisations.

Daniel Ludevig

Associate

As a facilitator and coach, Daniel supports businesses to transform their culture, strategy, innovation, talent, and most importantly, leadership.

Daniela Tejada

Communications Director

Daniela has worked extensively in communications. Her passion for policy and international development are the pillars of her day-to-day.

David Levin

Associate

David Levin is a Leaders’ Quest Associate who brings 20 years’ experience of leading innovation at global technology and media companies.

Fiona Napier

UK Foundation Trustee, Associate

Fiona is trustee of the Leaders' Quest Foundation, and lives and works as an independent consultant in Nairobi. She is currently a senior associate with the Climate Champions team, and a trustee.

Gregg Mowins

Associate

Gregg is a global business leader and organisational development and leadership consultant. He is passionate about the role of business in effecting sustainable well-being for all.

Hetty Einzig

Associate

Hetty brings 25 years of psychology and executive coaching experience to global leadership development within the business sector.

Ipsita Bhatia

Count Us In Partnerships Manager

Ipsita works as Count Us In Partnerships Manager, where she plays a pivotal role in the implementation of the campaign's ambitious strategy.

Jennifer Greenway

Legal and Risk Director

Jennifer brings 12 years’ experience in the commercial sector to her role overseeing our legal operations. She was closely involved in establishing LQ’s entities in Mumbai and New York.

Jimmie Briggs

Associate

Jimmie is a documentary storyteller, writer and advocate for racial and gender equity in New York. He is also a professor in social change journalism at the International Center of Photography.

Jo Confino

Associate

Jo, based in New York City, is Executive Editor at Impact and Innovation, and Editorial Director of What’s Working at the Huffington Post.

Jonny Wates

Associate

Jonny is passionate about encouraging biodiversity in the city to raise awareness of climate change, promote community cohesion and create a harmonious relationship between humanity and nature.

Julia Mart

Associate

Julia is based in New York and has led Quests in Russia, Turkey, China, India, Brazil, the UK and the US. She is also Director of InterConnect Events, a company that creates world-class events.

Justin Forsyth

Strategic Advisor

Justin brings strategy and communications experience to his role at Leaders' Quest.

Kathryn Hodnett

Associate

Kathryn runs a leadership development and coaching consultancy in the UK, working across the public, private and third sectors. Authentic leadership and trust are at the heart of her interventions. 

Kiran Gandhi

Finance Manager

Kiran works in our Mumbai office as Finance Manager.

Kirstin Irving

Associate

Kirstin is an occupational psychologist with a special interest in enabling organisations to change for sustainable success. She has also run a consultancy working with leaders in Europe and US.

Kit Harford

Associate

Kit runs a successful franchise of English training schools in China’s Shandong province. There are now more than 1,500 students enrolled for weekend study.

Mac Macartney

Associate

Mac is a social entrepreneur, author and speaker. He also founded the charity Embercombe, and has led leadership development businesses in the UK, Poland and Russia.

Marian Goodman

Associate

Marian is based in Cape Town and works globally. She is a leadership consultant to corporates, government and NGOs, with a keen interest in building authentic leadership and a healthy society.

Mei Gong

US Operations Director & EA to Lindsay Levin

Mei joined LQ in 2016 after 30 years spent assisting C-level execs of bio-tech and financial services start-ups. In early 2019 she became US Operations Director.

Mihika Tewari

Director

Mihika joined the India team in 2014 and is now based in our New York office. She has a keen curiosity about organisational behaviour and leadership, and their role in systemic change.

Molly Barker

Associate

Molly is a successful non-profit entrepreneur who helps people realise their potential to change the world.

Natasha Parekh

Director

Natasha joined in January 2013 and designs and delivers programmes all over the world. She was part of the Mumbai team for two and a half years before moving to Singapore.

Neethi Ravindran

Finance Manager

Neethi, our Finance Manager, worked in finance in Cochin, Mumbai and Dubai before joining LQ in late 2019.

Nicole Ng

Chief of Staff

Nicole is Chief of Staff to Lindsay Levin

Nigel Topping

Future Stewards Founding Partner

Nigel is the UK High Level Climate Action Champion to lead the delivery of a successful UN Climate Change Conference on November 2020 in Glasgow.

Phyllida Hancock

Associate

Phyllida is a workshop designer and facilitator, focusing on leadership and organisational development.

Rebecca Sinclair

Associate

Rebecca's work with Leaders' Quest is centred around helping communities in her state of West Virginia.

Rhiannon Ledger

EA to Nigel Topping

Rhiannon has been seconded as EA to Nigel Topping. She enjoys working with diverse teams from around the globe and enhancing the impact of business on people, place and planet.

Roni Rosenheimer

Associate

Based in London and Tel Aviv, Roni is Venture Partner at Shavit Capital where she focuses on investing in late-stage tech-based companies. Prior to this she worked for Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan.

Rosa Sommer

Director

Rosa works on a range of Future Stewards projects, as well as several social change initiatives.

Rowan Belchers

Associate

Rowan, based in Cape Town, has led Quests in Africa, Latin America and India. He is the Founder of Lockstep, which helps companies align culture with business strategy.

Sarah Johnson

Client Innovation Manager

Sarah joined LQ in January 2015. Before this she completed a Fellowship with Year Here, a postgraduate programme in social enterprise and leadership.

Sasha Rodricks

Director

Sasha co-leads our India office and is involved with operations and people development across the organisation.

Sheila Surgey

Associate

Based in South Africa, Sheila focuses on catalysing positive change through driving an inclusive growth strategy in the business and non-profit sector.

Shirlee Harel

Associate

Shirlee, based in Jaffa-Tel Aviv, is Executive Director of the Clore Israel Foundation, which supports education, welfare and cultural projects across Israel, for all sectors of the population.

Shivani Rudra

Partnerships Coordinator

Shivani, Partnerships Coordinator in our Mumbai office, was drawn to LQ by her belief that sustainable, equitable change is possible

Sofia Fernandez

Programme Director

Sofia brings together extensive experience in the banking sector with a great passion for establishing meaningful human connections through coaching.

Stuart Pickles

Associate

Stuart is an ex-CFO and spent 25 years in industry. He now runs a coaching business, Aim Higher Leadership, and is Director of LSP Leadership, which focuses on leadership and sustainable impact.

Sue Cheshire

Associate

Sue is an executive coach and passionate about exploring how business integrates ethics, inspiration and the bottom line. She is Co-Founder of Global Leaders Academy, a leadership community network.

Sukanya Kar

Information Systems Manager

Sukanya joined the Mumbai office in February 2013. She has a Masters in Social Work from Mumbai’s Tata Institute of Social Sciences.

Tim Reed

Associate

A behavioural ecologist by training, Tim’s “fourth life” involves independent consulting in the nexus of business and the environment.

Tom Carnac

Future Stewards Founding Partner

Tom brings 20 years' experience of working at the intersections of international diplomacy, policy and climate change across sectors.

Ulrich Nettesheim

Associate

Ulrich is passionate about transforming education to prepare emerging leaders in the technical disciplines. He is also an entrepreneur, having founded two successful businesses in the last ten years.

Wiebke Nedel

Associate

Wiebke is a freelance facilitator who focuses on personal and leadership development. She runs wilderness, social justice and conscious citizenship courses in South Africa for Educo Africa.

Foundation Trustees

Carolyn Maddox

Chair LQ Foundation, Associate

Carolyn is Chair of the LQ Foundation. She is currently an independent consultant providing mentoring and strategic advice to leaders in private equity and entrepreneurs.

Fiona Napier

UK Foundation Trustee, Associate

Fiona is trustee of the Leaders' Quest Foundation, and lives and works as an independent consultant in Nairobi. She is currently a senior associate with the Climate Champions team, and a trustee.

Julie Hill

US Foundation Trustee

Julie Hill, based in Southern California and London, is an experienced international board member, philanthropist and social activist.

Lindsay Levin

CEO and Founder, UK and US Foundation Trustee

Lindsay works with leaders and organisations on their role in the world, values and culture change.

Marcus Lyon

UK Foundation Trustee

Marcus is a British artist and social entrepreneur. He studied political science at Leeds University and leadership at Harvard Business School, and is the founder of the Human Atlas projects.

Ninan Chacko

US Foundation Trustee

Based in New York, Ninan is a Senior Advisor to McKinsey.