Thomas Eymond-Laritaz (Trustee) is the CEO and founder of Highgate, a C-suite strategy advisory firm. He has 20 years’ experience advising Presidents, Prime Ministers, CEOs and high-profile individuals throughout the world on their strategy, reputation, communications, litigation and crisis management. He started his career working for the Prime Minister of France, the Prime Minister of Bulgaria and the President of Georgia.
Thomas has a longstanding passion for philanthropy. He designed and led the largest philanthropic foundation in Eastern Europe from 2004 to 2009. He co-led the creation of two Aspen Institutes in Europe (Ukraine and UK), and served as Interim-Chair of Aspen Initiative UK from 2019 to 2020. He currently serves on the board of the Aspen Institute in Kyiv, the Aspen Institute in France, and Aspen Initiative UK.