Who we are

Our Team

Previously worked as a Senior Advisor for No. 10 Downing Street and the Cabinet Office under 2 British Prime Ministers

Anna Maren Ashford

Life Coach

Richard co-founded Horizons after discovering a passion for Venture Investing while working with several family investment offices. He is an active angel investor and passionate about sustainability. He holds a MBA from Hult International Business School.

Richard Blackwell


Prior to co-founding Horizons, Kydd started his career at Citigroup in New York, followed by seven years at Sandaire, a multi-family investment office founded by his family which was sold to Schroders in 2020.

Kydd Boyle


Isabel has 7 years’ working experience of Social Impact in Brazil, Canada, and the UK. After graduating from McGill University, Isabel moved to London and since has become the Director of two companies specialising in Impact Investing in Real Estate in the UK. She is also involved in Agriculture through her family business in Argentina.

Isabel Engels


Tom is a co-founder & Managing Director of Horizons and Principal at Heritage Holdings. Previously, Tom spent a decade at UBS Investment Bank, initially in the Global Markets division in London and Singapore, and then as a Director of Innovation.

Tom Hodson

Co-founder & Managing Director

Previously provided chief of staff support, first to a private investor in Singapore, later to three CEOs at Morgan Stanley.

Rosanna Ruff

Life Coach

Previously worked for JP Morgan in Risk Management Middle Office for ten years and afterwards in a privately owned Islamic Library for eight years.

Camilla Thomas

Coordinator and Personal Assistant