Lindsay Levin

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"Lindsay is Founder and Managing Partner of Leaders’ Quest and Trustee of the Leaders’ Quest Foundation. Lindsay’s long-standing interest in the impact of inspirational leadership combined with her passion for economic and social development issues and for bringing together leaders from different disciplines and perspectives led her to found Leaders’ Quest in 2001.

"Lindsay is also Chair and major shareholder of Whites Group, with businesses in the retirement care homes and property sectors in the UK. Through the 1990s she was CEO of Whites Group, which at that time included a network of Audi and VW motor dealerships that she went on to sell during 2004. Lindsay has founded a number of start-ups (where her near misses have shaped her learning at least as much as the successes!) and her entrepreneurial companies have been widely recognised for their focus on people and innovation. Lindsay was named as an Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 1999.

"Lindsay has a keen interest in international development; she is an active supporter of several global NGOs including Oxfam and a number of local NGOs in Asia and Africa. She was a Trustee of the New Economics Foundation from 2005 –2009. She Chairs the International Steering Committee of OneVoice, a conflict resolution movement, working to strengthen civil society in Israel and Palestine, and regularly facilitates workshops and dialogues in the region.

"Lindsay graduated in Economics from Cambridge in 1985 and started her career with Bain & Company in London. She lives in London with her husband David and their three sons, Zac, Joe and Louis."[1]

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  1. Leaders' Quest Trustees, organizational web page, accessed June 20, 2013.
  2. Doughty Centre for Corporate Responsibility PEople, organizational web page, accessed June 20, 2013.