LDBEN Team

LDBEN is a network of senior business people and entrepreneurs, from across the UK determined to help keep Britain open for business. Here is our team.

Simon Curtis, Chair

Former Senior Counsel, Haynes & Boone LLP

Leslie Hurst, Deputy Chair

Non-Executive Board Chair

Caroline Kenyon, Deputy Chair

Founder and Director, The Food Awards Company

Thrusie Maurseth-Cahill, LDBEN Executive

Executive Committee Members

Andrew Dixon

Founder, ARC InterCapital

Laura Lomer

Co-Founder, Relevant Now

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John MacKenzie

Partner, Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

Juergen Maier

Chairman of the Board, Digital Catapult & Former CEO, Siemens UK

Tilly McAuliffe

Founder, Think Publishing

Mark Petterson

Director, Warwick Energy

Chuka Umunna

Head of ESG, Edelman,
Non-Executive Director, Advanced, Digital Identity Net and Signal AI, and Former Member of Parliament