David Bond has been a teacher, fund manager and e-learning expert. He’s now a strategic communication consultant and documentary filmmaker. In 2010 he went on the run from the UK’s best Private Investigators to make feature documentary Erasing David. His recent film Project Wild Thing is the story of his determination to get his children outside and into nature. It played in over 120 cinemas in the UK and on TV in over 40 countries. The Wild Network, of which David is a founding Director and Trustee, is a movement inspired by the film. He has made a number of films for the DLCC’s Compassion Matters Project.
Tatjana Greil Castro works as a Senior Portfolio Manager at a privately-owned asset management company. She is a leading advocate for incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices into credit portfolios as well as increasing awareness of responsible investing within the broader investment community. Her strategies have won numerous awards – including ESG specific awards. She is a founding member of the European Leveraged Finance Association, a member of the European Central Bank’s Bond Market Contact Group and a frequent speaker at investment conferences.
Tatjana holds a PhD in Economic History from the London School of Economics and was raised in the Austrian countryside. She practices daily meditation and subscribes to the philosophy of non-duality.
Danny Gill, over a 36-year teaching career, taught at Mount St Mary’s College, San Diego State University, Westminster School and The Dragon School. As Director of Social Impact at the Dragon, he introduced the teaching of social enterprise, philanthropy and microfinance to pre-teen children and initiated and developed programmes that have been replicated in many other schools.
He has a particular interest in the role of secular ethics and compassion in education. An Ashoka Changemaker he collaborates with educationalists across the globe who are striving to make positive changes to education systems. He is a founding Trustee of Alive and Kicking UK and Isiqalo (Waves for Change).
Rhian-Anwen Hamill has spent 18 years in asset and wealth management and family office recruitment, since 2005 as the founder of RAH Partners, the leading European search firm in wealth management. On leaving Cambridge she spent the first phase of her career in investment banking in the Equities divisions of Goldman Sachs and later Salomon Brothers. She then co-led the establishment of a world-class national opera house and arts centre for Wales, the Wales Millennium Centre. She is a Vice President of the Hay on Wye Festival of Literature and a member of the External Affairs Committee of UWC Atlantic College. She is also a Director of Cool Bananas, a Zambia-based family agri-business.
Rhian has supported the DLCC’s efforts to increase its sustainability and to ensure it has the foundations for long term success.
Rachel Kelly is a British author and mental health advocate. She has worked as a journalist at The Times, and is the author of the books Black Rainbow, Walking on Sunshine, The Happy Kitchen and Singing in the Rain.
Rachel speaks publicly about her experience of mental health to help educate others and break down the stigma around mental health. She writes regularly for the national press, gives television and radio interviews, and runs workshops for mental health organisations, companies and universities. She is an official ambassador for mental health charities Rethink Mental Illness, SANE and The Counselling Foundation.
Nicola Walton is a writer, lecturer and author, specialising in finance. She advises other charities in Oxford on corporate development in her role as a trustee on the patrons board at the Ashmolean Museum of Art & Archaeology. Other voluntary roles have included three years as a magistrate in London. Her employers have included LBC Radio and The Independent newspaper. She wrote and taught an economics module for an MA Financial Journalism course at City University, London.