Philip Bassett (chairman) is a partner at Permira, a European private
equity firm, where he has worked for the past 15 years. He studied
Classics at Oxford and is a Chartered Accountant.
Alex Campbell qualified as a lawyer with Lovells, working in London
and abroad. He then moved to the world of Finance and Hedge
Funds and is a CFA Charterholder. He studied Classics at Oxford.
Varun Chandra works for Tony Blair as an adviser on international
business and economics. He also consults for small companies on
business development, and is a primary school governor. He was
previously an investment banker at Lehman Brothers, and studied
PPE at Oxford.
Louis Elson is Managing Partner of Palamon Capital Partners, a
European private equity firm he co-founded in 1999. He is a Trustee
of Impetus Trust and on the Development Board of The Prince's
Trust. He studied Classics and History at Harvard.
Elena Phyrillas is an international heritage consultant. Her clients
include UNESCO Heritage Sites and National Museums; she
studied Classics at Oxford, her family is from Cyprus, she got
married in Crete!
Alexander Stevenson helped launch FT.com. He recently sold his
own public sector consultancy to the Tribal Group. A Cambridge
Classicist, he works for the Citizens Advice Bureau and the Young