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

Horizons Life Design

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


Prior to Horizons China, Clement started his career in life science and tech. Most recently, he co-founded New Frontier Bio, a longevity science company backed by prominent families in the U.S. and Asia. Clement holds an MBA from Harvard Business School where he served as Co-President of Greater China Club and Fellow at Harvard Asia Center.

Clement Dai

Co-founder Horizons China

Jackie is Managing Partner of Sandbox Ventures. She is former founder and CEO of Slingshot Sponsorship (clients included Red Bull, Hyundai, Sir Richard Branson, Elton John, Prince, Shell, The Rolling Stones, Coors Light & more)

Jackie Fast

Podcast Host

Nyx is the SVP of BrainCo., a world’s leading brain computer interface company, and in charge of Strategic Relationships, Business Collaborations, and PR. Prior to BrainCo, she was the Chief of Staff at the Committee of 100. She holds a JD from Harvard Law School.

Nyx He

Co-founder Horizons China

Prior to Horizons, 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


Based in Sydney, Tim is a Director of Wingate, a leading Australian finance and investment house

Tim Holmes à Court

Co-founder Horizons Australia

Prior to Horizons China, Joyce co-founded Pantheon Asset, a leading multi-family office in China with more than $10 billion AUM. 

Joyce Ma

Co-founder Horizons China

Acting CEO and General Manager of Partnerships at Placie, Australia's first fully integrated Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) business.

Edward Myer

Co-founder Horizons Australia

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

Rosanna Ruff

Horizons Life Design

Frank is a Next Gen Investor and Board Member from DOB Ecology Family, formerly owners of Kruidvat and Superdrug. He advises business families on how to shape their sustainability legacy and helps companies communicate their impact.

Frank Tobé

Community Host