Dr. Richard Broyd
Richard brings to SI an exceptional depth and diversity of experience. He is a director of Waypoint Capital, a leading European family office, a director of Sollers, a Russian automotive company, and joint venture partner of Ford in Russia.
He is also proud to be Chairman of Reach-to-Teach, a charity providing primary education to Adivasi children who lack access to schools in the remote rural areas of Gujarat, India. Richard is a member of the Advisory Board of the prestigious Legatum Centre for Development and Entrepreneurship at MIT.
Richard was previously Chief Executive of a substantial private investment fund, making leveraged investments, based in Geneva and Brussels, with a portfolio of marketable securities. He also held a number of positions in the Montedison Group, in Milan, including Managing Director of SIR SpA, a specialty chemical company, Director of Corporate Development Strategy, and Controller of the Montedison Group during a major portfolio restructure and hostile takeover.
As a partner of The Monitor Group, Richard held the position of Managing Director of Monitor Clipper Partners and was CEO of MAST Global Ltd.
He also acted as the Program Specialist of the United Nations Center for Regional Development, Nagoya, Japan.
Richard has a PhD from Cornell University in Regional Economic Development.