Fellowships: Ambassadors & mentors headshots

'Just 0.9% of venture founders in Europe are Black, and they represent just 0.5% of all founders who have raised external capital.'

Entrepreneurial Fellowship Initiative Ambassadors

Jeff Wong - Global CIO, EY, and Oxford Foundry Advisory Board member

Biz Stone - Co-founder, Twitter, and Chair, Oxford Foundry Advisory Board

Professor Peter Tufano - Peter Moores Dean and Professor of Finance, Saïd Business School, and Oxford Foundry Advisory Board member and Vice-Chair of Oxford Foundry Academic Steering Committee

Mohamed Amersi - Chairman, The Amersi Foundation, and Oxford Foundry Advisory Board member

Toby Coppel - Co-founder and Partner, Mosaic Ventures, and Oxford Foundry Advisory Board member

Alexsis de Raadt St. James - Founder & Managing Partner, Merian Ventures, and Oxford Foundry Advisory Board member

Pete Flint - Founder, former chairman & CEO, Trulia, and General Partner of NFX

Phil Libin – Co-founder & CEO, All Turtles, and mmhmm, and Oxford Foundry Advisory Board member

Ana Bakshi - Executive Director, Oxford Foundry

Professor Martin Williams - Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education, University of Oxford, and member of the Oxford Foundry Academic Steering Committee

Professor Chas Bountra - Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Innovation, University of Oxford, and Chair of Oxford Foundry Academic Steering Committee

Miles Young - former British businessman and the incumbent Warden of New College, Oxford, and member of the Oxford Foundry Academic Steering Committee

Baroness Jan Royall - Principal of Somerville College, Oxford

Sara Beck - Chief Operating Officer, Saïd Business School

Arunma Oteh OON - Academic Scholar, University of Oxford, and former Vice President & Treasurer, World Bank

Ric Lewis - Executive Chairman & CIO, Tristan Capital Partners

Angela Ahrendts DBE - former SVP, Apple Retail, and CEO, Burberry

Shriti Vadera - Chair, Prudential plc and Chair-designate of the Royal Shakespeare Company

Dr Acha Leke - Chairman, McKinsey’s Africa region

Helen Riley - Chief Financial & Operations Officer, X, the moonshot factory

Marcus East - Chief Digital Officer, T-Mobile USA

Florence "Cuppy" Ifeoluwa Otedola - Nigerian disc jockey and record producer

Andrew Pearce, Managing Director, Accenture

Entrepreneurial Fellowship Initiative Mentors

Kal Patel - Global Business Executive

Farzana Baduel - CEO, Curzon PR

Srin Madipalli - Co-founder, Accomable

Ben Legg - Co-founder & CEO, The Portfolio Collective

Dawn L. Quinn - Director of Strategic Operations for the US-East Region, EY

Rodrigo Madanes - Product Leader, EY

Rhonda Hadi - Associate Professor of Marketing and Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion

Pinar Ozcan - Professor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Saïd Business School

Vishal Punwani - CEO & co-founder, Sophya

Dr Tinashe Chandauka - Associate, Oxford Sciences Innovation (OSI)

Dr Watu Wamae - Research Engagement Manager, Africa Oxford Initiative (AfOx)

Azeem Azhar - Founder, Exponential View

Dr Zainab Kabba - Educator, Researcher, and Institutional Developer

Jenny Tooth OBE – CEO, UK Business Angels Association

Saqib Awan - Co-founder, Centric Mind Ventures

Mehak Mumtaz - Co-founder & COO, iLoF

Dr Edward Brooks - Executive Director, Oxford Character Project, University of Oxford

Andreas Halner - Co-founder, Oxford Cancer Analytics

Esther Agbolade - Executive, Campbell Lutyens

Dr Elisha Ngetich - President of Oxford University Africa Society

Mikesh Udani - Co-founder & CEO, Albus Health

Ismail Jeilani - Co-founder & CEO, Scoodle

Nikita Khandwala - Strategy Analyst, LinkedIn

Dr Alexander Finlayson - Co-founder & CEO, Nye Health

Dr Nick de Pennington - Founder & CEO, Ufonia

Dr Kyle Grant - Co-founder & CEO, Oxwash

Alice Curry - Founder & CEO, Lantana Publishing

Nikul Vadgama - CEO & Head of Product, Sibyl

James Thorogood - CEO, Boresha Technologies

Odhran O’Donogue – President, Oxford Artificial Intelligence Society (OxAI)

Peter Jianrui Liu - Co-founder & CEO, Oxford Cancer Analytics

Natalia Anjaparidze - Vice President, Communications, Air Liquide

Christian Holland - Co-founder & CEO, Appli

Dr Imran Mahmud - Co-founder & Board Member, Nye Health

Jaime Noain - Entrepreneur and Investor

Mary McKenna - Technology Entrepreneur and Angel Investor, co-founder, Learning Pool

Edward Lee - CEO, HelloAdvisr

Sam Edge - Leading Fintech Business Development & Strategy, Amazon Web Services across EMEA

Frederick Blackford - Co-founder and General Partner, Future Positive

Josh Leigh - Strategic Projects Analyst, Founders Forum

Dr Peter Drobac - Director, Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, Saïd Business School

Richard Böckel - Co-founder and Managing Director UK, myo

Dan Channer - Advisor and Consultant

Lorenzo Alberton - CTO, Software Engineering Manager, and Technical Architect

Kevin Roberts - Founder – Red Rose Consulting

Isabella Boscawen - Chief of Staff to Brent Hoberman, Founders Factory, Founders Forum, and firstminute capital.

Kathy Harvey - Associate Dean for the MBA and Executive Degree programmes, Saïd Business School

Alexander Dial - Founders Keepers

June Angelides MBE - Investor, Entrepreneur and Speaker

Raif Jacobs - Tech Investor

James Wong - Investment Principal, Oxford Sciences Innovation (OSI)

Kate O'Brien - Principal, Head of Legal & Company Secretary

Rodney Appiah - Former investment banker, NED, and VC investor

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The fellowships are run in partnership with:

Quantum Information Society, Oxford African & Caribbean Society, Africa Society, Oxford Venture Capital Network, Oxford Entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurship OBN, Technology OBN, Oxford AI Society, Oxford University German Society, Oxford Women in Business, Biotech Society, Engineers Without Borders Society, Oxford Guild Business Society, Regenerative and Circular Economy Lab, and Oxford Women in Computer Science.