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, behind brands like Speedo and Berghaus. Charlie spent time as a consultant at Strategy& before heading up the strategy function at Pentland Brands.
Charlie currently leads Pentland’s Venture arm focused on investing for healthy people on a healthy planet.
Charlie is a recent father and can often be found on a golf course or at the football.

Charlie Rubin

Advisory Board Member

Chelsea McLain is a Director at her Family Office, 8 Strands, where she sits on both the Investment Committee and Family Council. As one of six siblings, she is particularly focused on establishing strong family governance practices. She is also a Trustee for the McLain Foundation, a family charitable foundation established in both the US and the UK. 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 von Hardenberg is a Global Partner at Antler. He leads a global team dedicated to invest in the next generation of entrepreneurs and disruptive tech companies. Martell is the co-founder of LAZADA.COM, South-East-Asia’s largest e-commerce company, which excited for 3.6bn USD to Alibaba in 2016. He built up 3 markets (Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore) and served in various C-level positions including CEO of Lazada Singapore. After the acquisition by Alibaba, Martell served regionally as Executive Vice President – Strategy and led the integration with Alibaba. Martell holds an MBA from INSEAD and undergraduate degree from Maastricht University & Bocconi University.

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 is about to start his 4th company at the intersection of AI and healthcare. When not busy company building, you’ll find Ugur playing hide and seek with his daughter.

Ugur Samut

Advisory Board Member