Board of Advisors
Henley & Partners' Board of Advisors is an independent, non-executive group of distinguished individuals who from time to time consult with the firm's senior management on strategy and important issues, new business ideas, philanthropic initiatives and other matters. The Board of Advisors meets at least once a year and is currently made up of the following individuals:
Dr. Diego Acosta
Dr. Acosta is Associate Professor in European and Migration Law at the University of Bristol. A leading expert on international, European and comparative migration law, he has written and co-edited more than 40 publications and is also one of the authors of the new Model International Mobility Convention. He has advised governments, international organizations, law firms, political parties and NGOs in Europe, Latin America, and Africa. http://www.bristol.ac.uk/law/people/diego-acosta-arcarazo
Mr. Bender is a board member of a large single family office associated with one of the founding families of the Reed Elsevier Group. He has worked in the investment and trust fields since 1988 with Morgan Stanley, Barings and HSBC. He has also served as special adviser to The Prince's Charities and as councillor for The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
Mr. Goldscheider is a serial entrepreneur from Austria who has created, lead, advised and invested in companies worldwide in the private equity, mobile, Internet and sustainability space. www.linkedin.com/in/goldscheider
Mr. Gray is an American tax lawyer with a global perspective. He was called to the bar in 1975, and based in London since 1991. He was previously a federal prosecutor in the Tax Division, US Dept. of Justice, and since then specializes in international tax planning.
Professor Dr. Dimitry Kochenov
Professor Kochenov holds a Chair in EU Constitutional Law at the University of Groningen, is a Visiting Professor of the College of Europe (Natolin) and the Chairman of the Investment Migration Council. He has published widely on different aspects of comparative and European citizenship law, and migration regulation, and consults governments and international organizations on EU Constitutional Law and citizenship issues. lapa.princeton.edu/people/dimitry-kochenov
Mr. Liao is an international entrepreneur and philanthropist and co-founder of XING as well as many other companies. He is also the founder of the WeForest.org global reforestation initiative. www.xing.com/profile/Bill_Liao
Professor Dr. Prieur du Plessis
Professor du Plessis is chairman of Plexus Holdings, an investment management business he founded in 1995. He also serves on the Council of the University of Stellenbosch and on the boards of several investment companies. For many years he also holds the position of Honorary Consul General of Slovenia for South Africa.
Namira Salim is the founder and chairperson of Space Trust and is internationally renowned as the first future space tourist from South Asia and Monaco to go to space aboard the Virgin Galactic. She is the first Pakistani and first woman from Monaco to have reached the North and South Poles in 2007/2008. She holds a master’s degree in International Affairs from Columbia University and has served as Honorary Ambassador of Tourism for Pakistan and as First Honorary Consul of Pakistan to Monaco. Salim was decorated with a ‘Medal of Excellence’ by the President of Pakistan in 2011.
Mr. Truchi is the former Vice Chairman and CEO of SG Private Banking. He holds various degrees in economics and finance and with over 35 years of experience in the industry, he was voted one of Dow Jones Financial News' 100 most influential figures in finance. www.efinancialnews.com
Ms. Morrow is President and Co-Founder of the Humanized Internet, a non-profit organization focused on providing digital identity for those individuals most underserved: http://www.thehumanizedinternet.org Monique began her career with Cisco in 2000. In 2012 she became the first Services Chief Technology Officer helping to prepare Cisco for the transition from hardware to services as the core business. Monique holds an MBA from City University of Seattle and an MS in Telecommunications Management from Golden Gate University.