Our Team

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


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


Tom is a co-founder & Managing Director of Horizons. 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

Advisory Board

Charlie is a 4th gen member of the family business, Pentland Group and currently leading their venture investing. Charlie is passionate about making a difference and recently started an impact investing fund to have a positive impact on people and planet.

Charlie Rubin

Advisory Board Member

Chelsea McLain works for her Family Office, 8Strands, focusing on investing and philanthropy. Her background is in digital strategy, having worked for WPP in New York and London. She graduated Princeton with a degree in Religion and Philosophy and later undertook an MBA at IE University in Madrid.

Chelsea McLain

Advisory Board Member

Martell is Global Partner at Antler Elevate, a global early stage VC. Martell is the co-founder of LAZADA.COM, South-East- Asia’s largest e-commerce company, which exited for $3.6bn to Alibaba in 2016. After the acquisition, Martell served regionally as Executive Vice President. He holds an MBA from INSEAD & graduated from Maastricht & Bocconi.

Martell Hardenberg

Advisory Board Member

Ugur is a serial entrepreneur, having co-founded 3 companies. The first was in edtech, second in medtech and most recently in q-commerce (Gorillas). In less than 3 years, he sold Gorillas for $1.3bn. Currently, he serves as an advisor and board member for several companies. He has just started his 4th company at the intersection of AI and healthcare.

Ugur Samut

Advisory Board Member