COMPAS, University of Oxford
Michael Keith is Director of the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), Co-Director of the Oxford Programme for the Future of Cities and holds a personal chair in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Oxford. His research interests focus on the interface between culture, urbanism and migration. His most recent book is "China Constructing Capitalism". His current research includes risk cultures in China, the future of multiculturalism in urbanism, and social externalities in rising powers. Michael was formerly Professor of Sociology, Head of Department and Director of the Centre for Urban and Community Research (CUCR) at Goldsmiths College, University of London.
As Chief Operating Officer, Richard Fahey leads the Skoll Foundation's financial and operations functions, including business planning, measurement, controls and services; capital alignment and management; tax compliance and reporting; and benefits and human resource processes. He also contributes to the fulfillment of the foundation's mission.
President & CEO
Richard Edelman is the president and CEO of Edelman, the world’s largest public relations firm with 67 offices and 4,800 employees worldwide. Richard was named president and CEO in September 1996. He has extensive experience in marketing and reputation management, with current assignments for Hewlett-Packard, Dairy Management Inc., Penn State and PepsiCo. He has counseled several countries on economic development programs, including Egypt, Israel and Mexico. As the creator of the annual Edelman Trust Barometer, Richard is one of the foremost authorities on trust in business, government, media and NGOs. He has spoken on this topic at several conferences including the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, where he regularly leads discussions among global heads of business, government and media conglomerates. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Ad Council, the Atlantic Council, the Children’s Aid Society, and the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations.
Education and Social Innovation Director
At Indiegogo, Bre identifies and disseminates best practices in crowdfunding in the education and social innovation space. Prior to Indiegogo, she was the Senior Associate at the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation social venture fund, where she helped to raise a $30M+ fund to support startup nonprofit entrepreneurs. She has also been an Associate Consultant at the nonprofit strategy consulting firm Bridgespan. Bre is an alumnae of the University of Virginia and the NYU Wagner School of Public Service.