Board of Mowgli Mentoring Ltd, and Trustees of Mowgli Foundation.
Peter Millett is a retired British diplomat who served as British Ambassador to Libya from June 2015 to January 2018. During that time he played a role in supporting the UN's efforts to negotiate and then implement the Libya Political Agreement. He met and built relationships with all the key political, security and economic players in Libya and in the international community. He also managed the return of the British Embassy from Tunis to Tripoli. Before Libya, he was British Ambassador to Jordan from 2011 to 2015, and High Commissioner to Cyprus from 2015 to 2010. Earlier in his career he had diplomatic postings in Venezuela, Qatar, Brussels and Athens.
Philippe Vogeleer, Senior Legal, Regulatory and Strategy Executive at Vodafone in the United Kingdom, has over 20 years of experience across a wide range of advocacy, compliance, governance, operations, legal, regulatory and strategy missions at various multinational corporations in Europe and the Middle East.
Vogeleer is also a Non-Executive Director Board Member at the Global Poverty Project and has extensive professional experience in the Middle East.
Kathleen Bury – CEO
Kathleen is a global nomad who nurtures meaningful relationships and communities that enable people to overcome that which holds them back. Driven by the belief that by unlocking individual potential we catalyse economic and societal transformation, Kathleen has made mentoring and coaching her sole focus.
Since 2012, she has led and set Mowgli Mentoring’s vision with her passion for quality mentoring and impact at the core. She can talk for days about mentoring but also lives it, grounding it within the team culture. Being a learning junkie, Kathleen has a BA Hons from Nottingham Trent Business School and has participated in executive programs at Columbia Business School, INSEAD, Wharton and Harvard Business School. Coupled with this, she evolves as a leader, by being an active member of Entrepreneurs’ Organisation (EO), ANDE and The Room.
Sheldon Cordell has had, and continues to have, an extensive and varied career in the legal business world, which spans over 35 years. Sheldon is Chairman of Joelson and advises UK and international clients on a wide range of transactions. For the past ten years, Sheldon has been a trustee of two registered UK charities and is also a trustee of a number of clients’ family trusts.Sheldon’s approach to transactional work is the understanding of deal “drivers” and close integration throughout with clients at all different levels and with the other advisers involved in the transaction. He has in-depth sector experience in leisure & media, telecoms, food & drink, travel, retail, oil & gas, fashion, finance and pharmaceutical spaces. Sheldon is also the Chairman of ELN (European Lawyers Network) and regularly represents ELN in its dealings with external organisations and other law firms. Sheldon travels frequently in Europe and to the Far East, helping businesses with their set up and investment plans for the UK.
Phil Hails-Smith is a partner at London based law firm Joelson where he is currently the joint head of corporate and the former managing partner. Phil joined Joelson in 1998 and has been a corporate lawyer for over 20 years and has advised a broad range of companies in a diverse cross section of sectors and advising on M&A and other fundraising activities in the UK and internationally. He has a wealth of experience in advising founders and start-up companies from a very early stage and has a keen interest in supporting the and mentoring founders both in the UK and internationally.