At the international level, 180 Degrees Consulting is led by the following people. To see the leaders of specific 180 Degrees branches, go to the relevant branch webpage.

Board of Directors

  • Nat Ware

    Founder and Chairman

    Nat Ware has been leading 180 Degrees since the beginning, when he undertook a pilot consulting project in Hong Kong with the Crossroads Foundation. As the Founder and CEO, Nat has grown 180 Degrees from nothing into the world’s largest volunteer consultancy. He is responsible for developing and executing the strategic objectives of 180 Degrees. Nat has a long-standing interest in developing business solutions to social problems. He is a Rhodes Scholar, a Goldman Sachs Global Leader, a World University Public Speaking Grand Finalist, a World Economic Forum Global Shaper, a St Gallen Symposium Leader of Tomorrow, was a World Vision Youth Ambassador, and was Executive Director of the Young Leaders Network. Nat completed an MBA and a Masters in Development Economics at Oxford University, where he was awarded the Saïd Prize for Top Oxford MBA Student and the Arthur Lewis Prize for Best Performance in Development Economics. He is also currently completing a PhD (DPhil) at Oxford focussed on micro insurance and relative poverty. Prior to Oxford, Nat studied the Bachelor of Economics (Honours) at the University of Sydney, where he was awarded the University Medal (top academic award) and the Convocation Medal (best all-rounder award). In addition to 180 Degrees, Nat has worked as an economist at the Reserve Bank of Australia and taught the postgraduate course ‘Innovation, Strategy and Global Business’ at the University of Sydney. Nat has completed ironman triathlons, swum the English Channel to raise money for mental health initiatives, and raised significant funds to rebuild a school in Mozambique and build an orphanage in Thailand. To connect with Nat on LinkedIn go to uk.linkedin.com/in/natware/ and on Twitter go to https://twitter.com/NatWare.

  • Edward Miller

    Board Director and Global Executive Director

    Edward has played an instrumental role in the growth and success of 180 Degrees since the beginning. His focus is on financial sustainability, operational efficiency, and global partnerships. He holds a Bachelors degree in Economics and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Sydney, where he was the Deans Undergraduate Scholar for Economics and recipient the Eliot v Eliot Prize for his work in Industrial Relations Policy. Edward is a talented communicator, winning both the World Universities Debating Championship and the Australasian Universities Debating Championship in 2015, and serving as a speechwriter to senior Australian political and business figures over the course of 2013. He has a history of involvement in social enterprise, successfully negotiating a global training and sponsorship agreement with a top tier consultancy on behalf of 180 Degrees, and being awarded runner up in the international final of the Challenge Future Social Innovation Competition. He has a keen interest in public policy and development economics, which he was fortunate to apply as an analyst for the managing director of Australia’s largest and best performing Private Equity fund.

  • Mikaela James

    Board Director and Chief Operations Officer

    Mikaela leads the Operations Team, and is responsible for the management of all 180 Degrees branches worldwide. Mikaela founded and led Launch Education—an Australian tuition company specialising in helping students become proficient oral and written communicators. Mikaela received First Class Honors for her Bachelor of International Studies at the University of Sydney, and was a recipient of the School of Economics and Business, Scholarship of Distinction for All Round Excellence. She also has a Diploma in Oral Communication from the Australian Speech and Communication Association.

  • Mishka Nikolas

    Board of Direction and Chief Consulting Officer

    Mishka has worked in numerous fields including tax consulting, marketing strategy, data analytics, business strategy and law. He loves both leadership and specialist roles and enjoys immersing himself in teams. Mishka has a Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in Business Strategy, Economic Management and International Business) from UNSW, and a Masters of Business Law from the University of Sydney. Mishka was fortunate to take a year off from his career to work on the ground at various charities across South America, including permaculture farms, community enrichment/training centres, start-up schools and animal shelters. He is passionate about philanthropy and charitable organisations.

Global Leadership Team

  • OPERATIONS TEAM


  • Jeremy Blaney

    Deputy COO & Human Resources Director

    Jeremy currently serves as Deputy COO, with a focus on human resources. He is responsible for guiding strategic human capital initiatives and overseeing human resources operations at 180 Degrees Consulting. Currently, Jeremy is an Institute for Business in the Global Context Scholar at The Fletcher School at Tufts University. There, he is pursuing a master’s degree in international business, specializing in global human resources. Guiding Jeremy’s personal and professional endeavors is a deep passion for people. In addition to graduate school, Jeremy is a Global Human Resources Project Manager at Bank of America. In this capacity, Jeremy is managing the deployment and readiness workstream for an enterprise-wide human resources program. Upon graduation from Tufts University, Jeremy will enter Bank of America’s highly competitive Human Resources Leadership Development Program. Jeremy is also an advocate for bringing people of different cultures together. Jeremy presented on culture shock as it pertains to cross-cultural understanding at TEDxTufts 2015, collaborative approaches to public diplomacy at TEDxMacatawa 2015, and Department of Defense-sponsored cultural diplomacy initiatives at Expo Milano 2015. Before attending Fletcher, Jeremy served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force. He completed three deployments in support of Operations ENDURING and IRAQI FREEDOM, earning three Air Medals. He continues to serve as a Captain in the Massachusetts Air National Guard. Jeremy graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Michigan State University in 2010, has been recognized as a Distinguished Graduate of numerous military courses, and was recently named an emerging North American leader as part of the 2014 United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Fellowship Programme.

  • Dan Cheal

    Director of Global Operations

    As a Global Operations Director, Dan is responsible for the management of branches around the world. He has graduated from the University of Canterbury, in New Zealand with a Bachelor of Commerce in Strategy, Entrepreneurship & Management. Dan first joined 180 Degrees Consulting in 2012 as a consultant where he progressed through Branch Management levels. He has been working in banks in New Zealand for 3 years in the retail banking department, he has also completed an internship there. Dan has a passion for helping non-profits overcome challenges and developing strategies to achieve this.

  • Eric Chen

    Director of Global Operations

    Eric is currently the Global Operations Director for branches across Asia, Middle East and Africa. He spent four year with the UNSW, Sydney branch. Eric is incredibly passionate about maximising the impact of non-profit organisations and social enterprises. Eric boasts work experience from a diverse range of fields including management consulting, investment banking and start-ups. Outside of work, he is a passionate armchair sportsman and may often walk into a meeting the next day red-eyed from a late night watching a European-based football or rugby union match. Eric also enjoys the classical arts, including classical music and musicals.

  • Zoe Cuenoud

    Director of Global Operations

    As a Global Operations Director, Zoe is responsible for the creation and management of branches around the world. She is completing her bachelor in management from HEC Lausanne as an exchange student at Copenhagen Business School. Prior to this, Zoe was a project manager at the Junior Entreprise HEC and organised a case competition for students all over Switzerland. Having lived in three countries and over five cities in Europe, she has discovered her interest in growing organisations in a social and environmental responsible way and is striving to make an impact in today’s individuals’ health and wellbeing.

  • Lennard Iosif

    Director of Global Operations

    Lennard is Director of Global Operations, having worked with the 180 Degrees Melbourne Branch since 2015. He studied Mathematics and Commerce at the University of Melbourne, and was President (Melbourne) and Global Chief Operations Officer of the Asia-Pacific Youth Organisation. Professionally, Lennard is a Management Consulting Analyst with Accenture, where he specialises in operational issues for clients in the telecommunications sector.

  • Andrew Kirk

    Director of Global Operations

    As a Director of Global Operations, Andrew is responsible for coordinating the support available to individual branches from the 180 Degrees Global Leadership Team. Previously, Andrew was a Consultant and a Consulting Director with 180 Degrees at the Australian National University in Canberra, where he completed joint degrees in Mathematics, Theoretical Physics, and Economics. Having worked as a data fusion researcher for the Australian Department of Defence and as a consultant in Sydney, he now lives in Dublin, where he works as a Data Science Consultant for Deloitte, where he focuses primarily on machine learning for automated detection of financial crime.

  • Evan Petschke

    Director of Global Operations

    As a Director of Global Operations, Evan is tasked with overseeing the operations of 8 branches in the Americas region. Evan first joined 180 Degrees as a lead consultant for the George Mason University branch in 2014. Currently, Evan works for a member of Congress in Washington, D.C. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Global Affairs with a concentration in the Middle East and a Masters of Arts in Global Affairs specializing in Economic Development. Evan is particularly interested in the intersection between public policy and social entrepreneurship. She hopes to work toward developing entrepreneurial-minded policies to spur sustainable development across the globe.

  • Sophie Fletcher Watson

    Legal Team Coordinator

    Sophie assists the operations team to initiate and manage the pro bono legal connections. These legal partners range across Australia and the U.S. as 180 Degrees expands globally. Joining 180 degrees in 2012, was a natural progression from her experience in social projects. These projects extend from coordinating a Wellness Course for a Domestic Violence refuge in Sydney to founding and managing social projects in Cuba, Colombia and Ecuador. This involved the coordination of volunteers and local professionals in medical clinics, schools and ecological sustainability projects as well as supporting local NGOs with their long-term strategic goals. Currently completing her Juris Doctor at the University of Sydney, she is also the legal officer for this branch. With a passion for international relations, Sophie is on the UNAA Young Professionals Executive Committee, assisting to run events in Sydney. In 2016, she worked for a barrister and as part of the Law Society on campus, Sophie was on the Women’s Subcommittee and was also an Editor for the Social Justice publication.

  • FINANCE TEAM


  • Mary Condon

    Chief Financial Officer

    Mary joined the finance team of the Global Leadership Team of 180 Degrees Consulting in 2013. She worked initially as the Director of Financial Management for the Asia Pacific region. Now she serves as CFO, ensuring financial sustainability at both a branch and wider organisational level. As the CFO, Mary is also responsible for the oversight of reporting, budgeting and compliance. She has a bachelor of Commerce/Arts from the University of Sydney, a Certificate in International Business from Grenoble Ecole de Management and has recently completed an Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning. She has also spent time abroad working in Paris and Shanghai but now resides in Sydney, where she works as a Deposits & Payments Product Manager in the banking and financial services division of Macquarie Bank.

  • Harry Raymond Joseph

    Chief Financial Officer

    As the CFO, Harry is responsible for making 180 Degrees Consulting financially sustainable globally, in addition to overseeing reporting, budgeting and compliance. Harry works full-time as an AVP at Barclays, supporting the Macro Flow trading team. Harry graduated with a master's degree in EECS from IIT Madras in 2015. Having completed exchange programs in Germany and France, Harry has worked in different capacities in France, Canada, India and now in the UK. Harry has volunteered in several countries ranging from the US to Macedonia (FYROM). As a drug policy advocate, he made it to the global finals of GDPPC 2014. Also a tech enthusiast, he has 4 patents and several publications on machine learning and it's applications to finance, management and strategy. In his free time, Harry enjoys undertaking fund-raising activities for charitable causes.

  • Dip Basu

    Global Financial Director

    Dip joined 180 Degrees Consulting in early 2017 to assist the finance team in its efforts to collaborate efficiently with branches and support strategic decisions involving financial sustainability. Dip has navigated both the start-up and the corporate world, having worked extensively with clients and colleagues from several continents. During his MBA from HEC Paris, Dip concentrated on strategy and sustainability disciplines. He also holds a Chartered Accountant degree and a Masters in Finance. He is an avid traveler and loves to discover other cultures through gastronomy and learning new languages.

  • Sam Sautelle

    Global Finance Director

    Sam joined the Global Leadership Team as a Finance Director in 2017, having been involved with 180 Degrees Consulting at the University of Sydney branch since 2016. As Treasurer of the University of Sydney branch, and now Global Finance Director, Sam is responsible for ensuring 180’s financial sustainability at both a branch and broader organisational level. Currently studying a Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies) at the University of Sydney, Sam is an avid sportsman, previously competing as an elite cyclist on the US pro circuit.

  • Francesco Tollini

    Global Financial Director

    Francesco is responsible for ensuring that 180 Degrees branches conduct their business in an efficient and financially sustainable way. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Bocconi University and is working towards the CEMS Master in International Management which makes him study in ESADE and HEC. Sports enthusiast, he is a professional scuba diver and competed for many years in national tennis competitions. His passion for business operational efficiency makes him complete a Summer Internship at Amazon.

  • BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT TEAM


  • Tara Boyd

    Chief Business Development Officer

    Tara is responsible for building relationships with new non-profits and social enterprises, and matching them with 180 Degrees branches that are best suited to undertake those consulting projects. She also works for the Australian Department of Defense, and is currently posted to Tokyo as a policy adviser to the Japanese Ministry of Defense’s Capacity Building Office. Tara has extensive experience in the public sector working in the fields of international and strategic policy, and in the past five years has worked on programs of international defence engagement with countries including Japan, the Republic of Korea, China, India and Sri Lanka. Tara studied a Bachelor of Psychological Science from LaTrobe University and is currently undertaking a Master of Studies at the Australian National University.

  • Havish Patel

    Head of Global Growth

    Havish is responsible for the establishment of new branches around the world. Prior to this he was Director of EMEA, and before that he successfully founded the LSE Student's Branch of 180 Degrees Consulting. He has worked for PwC, KPMG and the Bank of England. Havish founded his first business through the UK Young Enterprise scheme at the age of 17 and has held several leadership positions to date, most recently as Sponsorships Director for the world's largest student run conference dedicated to the emerging markets (LSE EMF). Havish is in his final year of study at the LSE, studying a BSc in Geography with Economics. He has been awarded an LSE100 prize for outstanding achievement, (placed in the top 1% of his year group) in the compulsory course for all undergraduate students along with an Outstanding Society Member award from the LSE Student's Union.

  • David Chamante

    Global Growth Director

    As Global Growth Director, David is responsible for coordinating the opening of new branches, ensuring that legal, financial and operational aspects are into place. David works full time in the Anti Money Laundering Programme at Danske Bank, ensuring that the bank keeps high compliance standards in the area and undergoes the necessary changes for it. Originally from Spain, David graduated in his Masters in International Business and Political from Copenhagen Business School where he specialized in the politics of financial regulation. Starting as a Consultant in 180 Degrees Consulting and participating in international projects, David has acquired experience in working with social enterprises and Corporate Social Responsibility projects. In his free time he enjoys sports such as boxing and running as well as organizing social events for his friends.

  • Ankur Thakuria

    Director of Business Development

    As the Director of Business Development, Ankur is responsible for client acquisition and expansion efforts of 180 DC around the globe. He has graduated from National Institute of Fashion Technology (India) along with specializations from ENSAIT (France) and STF (Switzerland). He has been working with Headout, Inc. for the past two years and leads expansion across its US and European markets. Prior to that, he was working at Uber and Teach for India. Ankur has been deeply involved with social enterprises in the past through his startup CampusWriting (which was acquired in 2014). He in passionate about travel and has lived in or visited over 44 countries to date. Ankur is also a noted public speaker and has been on the TEDx stage several times. He has also been involved in international diplomacy and events including the G20 Summit, GES and the World Economic Forum.

  • IT AND MARKETING TEAM


  • Natalia Scheidegger

    Chief Information Officer

    Natalia is working in collaboration with the IT team to develop and maintain the software and technologies that support 180 Degrees. She co-manages a small IT services and web development company based in Sydney, where she oversees the Strategy, Marketing and Sales side of the business. Prior to this she worked as a Strategy Consultant at Deloitte. Natalia has a Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Engineering (Hons 1) at the University of Sydney and a Masters of Finance from the University of NSW.

  • Tom Ryan

    Head Developer

    Tom is working as part of the IT team to ensure that 180 Degrees' global technology systems continue to meet the needs of the organisation. He has a Bachelor of IT (Comp. Sci., Hons 1) and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Sydney, and has experience working with both start-ups and large corporates. Tom currently works from Sydney in a DevOps role with Appian Software, maintaining a Cloud-based Business Process Management SAAS.

  • Marco Tollini

    Developer

    As a Developer, Marco is responsible for upgrading and improving the 180 Degrees' global technology systems. He is currently in the second year of his bachelor's degree in Computer Science in Lugano, Switzerland. 180 Degrees is his first real world experience; however, he has contributed in many university projects that also helped him improving his capability in Scrum software development. In his free time he loves taking pictures and he enjoys sports.

  • Gabriele Rodriguez

    IT Support Director

    Gabriele has a degree in Economics and Management from Bocconi University and worked as IT Manager in a global bank developing and maintaining the bank's Digital Channels for 5 years. He recently joined a major consulting strategy firm. Gabriele is an "Agile Development" enthusiast with a passion for Innovation, Mobile Technology and Artificial Intelligence. Gabriele uses his interests and experience to contribute to 180DC IT environment and 180DC success in general.

  • Alex Dugan

    Global Marketing Director

    Alex recently graduated from the London School of Economics with a degree in Government. Whilst at university, Alex co-founded the 180 Degrees Consulting LSE Branch. He also worked for the LSE student newspaper, becoming Managing Editor in his final year. Alex is also a Programme Director and Social Media Manager at Debate Mate, an educational social enterprise based out of London, UK. He has been involved with Debate Mate for three years, teaching around the world. Alex is a keen musician and has performed at some of the most prestigious music venues in the UK, including the Royal Albert Hall and Glyndebourne Opera, and continues to play on the London jazz circuit.

  • Graeme Young

    Global Marketing Director

    As a Global Marketing Director, Graeme works to communicate the success of 180 Degrees to its branches and clients around the world. He is a PhD student in the department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge, where he conducts research on the politics of informal markets in Kampala, Uganda. He holds and MPhil from the University of St Andrews and a BA from the University of Western Ontario. He is currently working at the United Nations in New York City.

  • CONSULTING TEAM


  • Pablo Fernández Cebrián

    Global Consulting Director

    Pablo obtained bachelor degrees in Law and in Business Administration from the University of Valencia. He currently works as a lawyer at Garrigues, specialising in corporate and commercial law, and has prior experience in European competition law.

  • Sam Johnson

    Global Consulting Director

    Sam Johnson is a recent civil engineering graduate of the University of New South Wales who is interested in the role infrastructure can play in ensuring basic human rights. In 2016, he represented Australia as part of the delegation to the G20 Youth Summit in Beijing and Shanghai. For his final year research project, Sam worked with Engineers Without Borders Australia's Cambodian social enterprise ATEC Biodigestors, which aims to be the world's leading pre-fabricated biodigestor company. In 2017, Sam is working in India, Cambodia, Thailand and Bangladesh with the World Bank, the United Nations and a variety of leading social enterprises to gain experience and decide which part of the international development ecosystem his skills are best suited to.

  • Jan Kever

    Global Consulting Director

    Jan Kever is a Global Consulting Director, working together with the Global Leadership Team and 180 Degrees branches to improve the quality and methodology of the consulting projects on a global level. Previously, Jan worked for two years as managing director of a German consulting firm, responsible for more than 20 projects. He holds a double degree in International Management from Rotterdam Erasmus University and the CEMS network, a global alliance of leading business schools, multinational companies and NGOs.

  • Lode Lancksweerdt

    Global Consulting Director

    Lode is working together with the GLT and 180 Degrees branches to improve the quality and methodology of consulting projects. Lode obtained his masters degree in the field of Business Economics in 2013 at the University of Ghent. He obtained a second master at the Vlerick Business School in 2014 in General Management as a top student, also receiving the 'Best Speaker award' granted by his fellow students. After spending almost a year with a consulting firm, he made the shift to the academic world as a doctoral researcher at the University of Leuven. His PhD focusses on the impact of governance systems on organizational effectiveness. Lode is also an active board member and consultant of the 180DC Ghent Branch.

  • Ronald Robertson

    Global Consulting Director

    Ronald brings a background in psychology and data science to the Consulting Team. He is currently a Research Associate at the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology (AIBRT), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit in California, and a PhD student at the Network Science Institute in Massachusetts. The research that Ronald has conducted has appeared in popular media sources including the BBC, U.S. News & World Report, and Wired. His current research focuses on auditing algorithms and modeling influence in online communication networks.

  • Anna Szabo

    Global Consulting Director

    Anna brings four years of experience working for diverse non-profit organisations to the Global Consulting Team and a passion for international law, foreign policy and social justice. Her previous involvement with organisations including World Vision Australia and anti-trafficking organisation The Freedom Project have seen her work on projects ranging from strategy development to child sponsorship and capacity building. Anna is a regular contributor to the International Refugee Law Committee's monthly publication The Refuge and is currently completing a Masters in Human Rights Law & Policy at the University of New South Wales, Sydney.

  • ADVISORY BOARD


  • Jennifer Storm

    Chair, Advisory Board

    Jennifer Storm has served 180 Degrees for many years in a number of key leadership roles, including as Americas Director and Chief Partnerships Officer. She had previously worked for The Barry Foundation, George Mason University's Development Office, and on Capitol Hill for Senator Kent Conrad (D-ND). She is also the Founder of George Mason University's branch of 180 Degrees Consulting.

  • Shawn Xu

    Advisory Board

    Shawn launched and currently runs the 180 Impact Fellows program, an exclusive impact consulting experience that deploys student and professional consultants from all around the world to a developing country once per year to scale the impact of social enterprises based there. Shawn also previously served as a Global Consulting Director in the Americas region, and has been with the organization since 2013. Outside of 180 Degrees Consulting, Shawn takes point on international expansion at Square, a financial services technology company. He is based in San Francisco.