Born in 1967 in California, Ruth Parasol – graduated with a B.A. in Business from the University of San Francisco in 1988 and a J.D. from Western State University College of Law in 1992. She is considered to be one of the world’s most successful, self-made women today.Read More
John Dudley Fishburn is a British businessman, journalist, politician and philanthropist. Dudley began his career as an editor with The Economist, where he was part of the team that build the paper’s international reputation, and eventually served as the Executive Editor for 19 years.
Dudley has earned many prestigious achievements throughout his career, such as being the first non-American to serve on Harvard University’s Board of Overseers, reforming Britain’s property laws and working in the governments of Margaret Thatcher and John Major.
As well as serving on The Parasol Foundation Trust’s International Advisory Board, Dudley is involved in many non-profit organisations. Dudley is currently Chairman of The Heritage of London Trust and of Theale Green Academy, and recently retired as Deputy Chairman of the Peabody Housing Trust and as Treasurer of the National Trust.Read More
Lalit Mansingh is an integral member of the International Advisory Board who has in his career served in many respected roles internationally, such as the Indian Ambassador to the United States, India’s Foreign Secretary, High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and more.
Lalit was born and raised in India, where he graduated with a master’s degree in Political Science, receiving a gold medal for being top of the class. He continued to succeed in the academic world before joining the Indian Foreign Services in 1963.
Lalit served in top positions in multiple embassies around the world, including Brussels, UAE and Washington. Throughout his career, Lalit has been dedicated to assisting countries post-conflict to rebuild themselves and reconcile. Lalit continues to contribute to philanthropic efforts, and serves as a member on many advisory boards, committees and councils.Read More
Anthony Fisher is the founder and managing director of Global Strategy Limited, a company that provides a wide range of strategic and communications solutions to institutional as well as private clients. Anthony is also the director and co-owner of Scythian Limited, a boutique, consultancy firm that gives corporate advice to Ukrainian companies.
Anthony plays a crucial role in many non-profit organizations, including the British Ukrainian Society and Youth Music Theatre UK, and uses his vast experience as a barrister, as well as advisor to multiple governments and companies to continue to make an impact worldwide.Read More
Business Strategy, Investment Infrastructure, Asset Allocation, Manager Selection & Risk Management
BSC Financial Services, UMIST School of Management
Associate of Chartered Institute of Bankers (UK)
Richard Parasol knows firsthand the difference people make in each other’s lives. Born in Czestochowa, Poland in 1935, Richard Parasol was an only child within the Jewish middle-class Parasol family.Read More