Meet the Judges
Introducing the judges for the first Future of Capitalism Competition.
Professor of Economics and Public Policy
Paul Collier is the author of The Future of Capitalism, Refuge, the Bottom Billion, and other books on social and economic reform - more
An early-stage builder in technology and impact spaces Christy believes in deep technological progress and the transformative power of technology. She focuses on clean energy, fintech, AI and data platforms - more
Sylvana Quader Sinha
Since Sylvana founded Praava Health in 2018 it has become one of the fastest-growing healthcare providers in emerging markets, having already served more than half a million patients to date in Bangladesh.
A serial entrepreneur and angel investor within the fintech and technology sectors Charles' notable achievements include founding The Student Room and co-founding Kriya (formerly MarketFinance) more
Professor of Entrepreneurship
Deniz's research explores entrepreneurial activity involving new value creation at the level of the individual, the team and the firm. She is widely published in a range of journals which include the Harvard Business Review - more
Founder of Beam
Alex Stephany is an award-winning social entrepreneur and the founder of Beam, an innovative tech platform supporting homeless people and refugees into stable jobs and homes more
Launchpad - UT Austin
Nina believes that creative work –whether entrepreneurship, technology, or the arts – is a privilege that should be accessible to all more
Prior to joining TowerBrook in 2010, Mr. Holmes was a Managing Principal at Quadrangle Group, where he headed the firm’s London office. He received his MBA from Stanford Business School in 1995.
Head of UK Private Bank Wealth Management, Barclays
Annabelle has more than 25 years’ experience in investment banking and wealth management. Before joining Barclays, she was Head of Wealth Management US, Canada, UK & Nordics at Bank Vontobel AG Zurich. Prior to this, she held senior leadership roles for UBS.
Peter is a lawyer specialising in ESG, business and human rights. He has acted in some of the leading cases in the field and designed human rights and environmental due diligence programs for some of the largest companies in the world.
An entrepreneur with over 40 years’ experience, John has enjoyed starting, growing, acquiring, selling businesses, such as Prima Solutions - a leading provider of ERP solutions - with an ethos of fun, fair trade, and social engagement.