Our team is responsible for the strategic as well as operational activities of The Trinity Challenge.
Hala leads the Trinity Challenge as its first CEO. Hala brings to the Challenge her passion and expertise to improve health outcomes by looking for social, business and economic innovation to solve some of the most complex global health issues.
She led the Review on AMR chaired by Jim O’Neill and commissioned by the UK Prime Minister and the Wellcome Trust in 2014. The Review helped transform global awareness of the problem of drug resistance, increase fivefold the level of public and private investment for scientific research in the field, and produced micro and macro-economic modelling and policy proposals that are now being implemented nationally and discussed by key decision makers in the G7, the G20 and the UN.
Hala’s twenty year career spans the law (Skadden, Arps) and government (HM Treasury in the UK), with expertise in international law, infrastructure, and complex programmes delivery. Hala is French and Lebanese. She was born in Beirut where she goes back regularly, and grew up in Paris. She lives in London with her family.
Mitch is leading the development of The Trinity Challenge on a philanthropic secondment sponsored by McKinsey and has the role of Head of Secretariat, responsible for delivering strategy & operations.
Mitch joined McKinsey & Company in 2017 as a consultant in the Dublin office. His work at McKinsey focuses primarily at the nexus between healthcare systems & services and digital technology. Previously in his career he spent several years in academic research in Imperial College London working in collaboration with industrial partners, focusing on building and deploying advanced analytics assets to generate predictive capabilities for the aerospace and nuclear industries.
Mitch holds undergraduate and master’s degrees in Civil Engineering from University College Cork, and a PhD in Computational Mechanics from Imperial College London.
Océane is driving The Trinity Challenge’s mission to foster new ideas and enable existing ones to protect the world from emergencies, through the public Challenge and members-led collaborations. She has joined TTC on a philanthropic secondment sponsored by McKinsey. Océane joined McKinsey in 2018 as a consultant in the Geneva office where her primary focus has been around imagining the future of healthcare in a growingly digital world and enabling public health in times of preparedness and response.
Océane is an engineer, graduated from Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) with a M. Sc. in Management of Technology and Entrepreneurship and a Minor in Computational Neurosciences.
Carolin has joined The Trinity Challenge in October 2020 on a philanthropic secondment sponsored by McKinsey. At McKinsey, she has been working in a broad range of industries and functions, with her primary focus being within public health, health care as well as Private Equity. Prior to McKinsey, Carolin has experienced the intersection of health and Private Equity when working at Altor, a Nordic PE fund.
She has studied Economics at the University of St.Gallen (HSG) in Switzerland and Corporate Finance at Stockholm School of Economics. Carolin is originally from Germany but lives and works in Stockholm.
Lizzie joined The Trinity Challenge in January 2021 as Office Manager and Senior Executive Assistant. She has over a decade of experience supporting senior executives in the agency world, for organisations ranging from creative start-ups and independent marketing consultancies to global advertising networks.
Lizzie lives in north London with her beloved dog Morris.
Marc is leading the design and delivery of the public Challenge, using his expertise in innovation to execute on The Trinity Challenge's mission of encouraging, accelerating and supporting promising and innovative solutions. Marc has joined The Trinity Challenge on a philanthropic secondment sponsored by McKinsey, where he was a project manager supporting clients in the MedTech industry with R&D, product development and operations objectives.
Marc has a background as a designer and biomedical engineer in medical devices development, and has experience in early-stage start-up environments and entrepreneurship. He holds a B.Eng in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University, and an MSE in Bioengineering Innovation & Design from Johns Hopkins University.
Stuart is developing The Trinity Challenge’s operations, governance and performance management. A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Stuart brings financial and operational experience from several international charities.
Most recently, Stuart was Finance Director at ClientEarth, an international charity using the power of law to prevent environmental degradation. He has held roles at VSO and Amnesty International, and has extensive experience in the private sector.
Stuart is Treasurer at the Sheila McKechnie Foundation, a charity that supports campaigners, and a trustee on the UK board of Field Ready, an international charity disrupting the paradigms of humanitarian supply chains.
Stuart holds a Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics from Imperial College, London and is an Associate of the Royal College of Science.