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We are a team of 14 investment professionals united by the goal of proving the business case for sustainable investing.

Please contact us if you are interested in equity financing for a growth company.

Lila Preston - Co-Head, Growth Equity Strategy

San Francisco

Lila joined Generation in 2004 and is a member of the Growth Equity strategy. Previously, Lila was a Director of Finance & Development at VolunteerMatch. 

Lila received a BA in English and Latin American Studies from Stanford University, and an MBA from London Business School. Lila speaks fluent Spanish.

Lila serves as a Board Observer for Optoro and Harvest Power. She is also a Board Director for CiBO Technologies, Recyclebank, Seventh Generation’s Social Mission Board, and the nonprofit organization Sun Valley Institute for Resilience.

Lilly Wollman - Co-Head, Growth Equity Strategy

London

Lilly joined Generation in 2015 and is a member of the Growth Equity strategy. Previously, she was a Principal with Baupost Group, an investment analyst at Fortress Investment Group, and a FICC analyst at Goldman Sachs. 

Lilly received a BA in Mathematics from Dartmouth College, an MBA from INSEAD, and a Masters in Finance from London Business School.

Lilly serves as a Board Observer for CiBO Technologies.

JOHN BERNSTEIN - PARTNER

LONDON

Colin Le Duc - Founding Partner

San Francisco

Colin is a Founding Partner of Generation Investment Management, a Co-Head of the Growth Equity strategy, and a member of the firm’s Management Committee. Previously, Colin worked for Sustainable Asset Management, Arthur D. Little, and Total.

Colin received a BSc in International Management and Modern Languages from the University of Bath, UK, and speaks French fluently.

Colin serves as a Board Director for Nairobi-based M-KOPA.

Niki Rosinski - Partner

London

Niki joined Generation in 2004 and is a member of the Growth Equity strategy. Previously, he was a sustainability analyst at Sustainable Asset Management.

Niki received an MSc in Environmental Sciences from the University of Lüneburg, Germany. He was awarded the CFA charter in 2008. Niki is a native German speaker.

 

Joy Tuffield - Partner

London

Joy joined Generation in 2013 and is a member of the Growth Equity strategy. Previously, Joy was an investment banking analyst with Jefferies International, and a research analyst in the Energy, Environment and Resources Department of Chatham House (The Royal Institute of International Affairs).

Joy received a Masters in Physics and Philosophy from Oxford University. Joy speaks fluent Farsi.

Shalini Rao - Director

London

Shalini joined Generation in 2015 and is a member of the Growth Equity strategy. Previously, Shalini was a sustainable finance associate at JP Morgan, and a research fellow with the Harvard Kennedy School and the University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Affairs.

Shalini received a BA degree from Harvard University, and is on track to achieve an MSc in Finance from the London School of Economics in 2017.

Shalini serves on the board of the London-based non-profit organisation, Fair Money Advice.

Lucia Rigo - Director
Matt Taylor - Director

London

Matt joined Generation in 2016 and is a member of the Growth Equity strategy. Previously, he was a Partner with Bain & Company. 

Matt received a BA in Human Sciences from Oxford University, and an MSc in Medical Anthropology from Oxford University.

Anthony Woolf - Director

London

Anthony joined Generation in 2016 and is a member of the Growth Equity strategy. Previously, he was a Vice President with Warburg Pincus, and an investment banking analyst at Morgan Stanley. 

Anthony received a Masters in Chemistry from Oxford University. He is IMC qualified.

Hendrick Chan - Associate
Aobo Guo - ASSOCIATE
Phoebe Harrop - Associate

Phoebe joined Generation in 2018 and is a member of the Growth Equity strategy. Previously, Phoebe worked as a strategy consultant for Bain & Company in Melbourne and London.

Phoebe received an LLB (Hons) and a BA from the University of Otago. She was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand in 2015. Phoebe speaks fluent Spanish.

William Scheinman - ASSOCIATE