Meet the team

We are very excited to introduce our team with over 150 years experience in the world of consulting, finance, marketing, hospitality, learning and development and human resources. This incredible and highly qualified team brings both diversity of thought, expert knowledge and industry-leading research to help you reach your goals, empower your employees and drive culture change throughout your organisation.

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Advisory Board

Gian Power

Founder & CEO
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Gian Power founded TLC Lions following his time at Deutsche Bank and PwC. Whilst working in the city, a personal tragedy struck with the murder of his father. Gian witnessed first-hand some of the inclusion & wellbeing issues in the corporate world. Importantly he saw the need to create a more emotionally engaged work place.

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Dr Kamel Hothi OBE

Non-Exec Director
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With 38 years’ experience, Dr Kamel Hothi is now ranked in the top 100 most influential black, Asian and minority ethnic leaders in the UK by the FT and was awarded an OBE for her services to promoting diversity in banking. As well as running her own property business she sits on several boards as an Advisor / Trustee including Alzheimer’s Society & the Queen’s Commonwealth Trust across 53 countries.

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Truett Tate

Group Chairman
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Truett Tate has a career spanning over 50 years and began his journey at Citigroup in NYC before joining Lloyds Banking Group as Group Executive Director in London. His experience includes a number of Executive and Board level positions including as CEO of ANZ NA/Europe, Board memberships at Virgin Group, Lloyds Banking Group, LDC, Equal Future and more. Today Truett is Chairman of several companies, including Reference Point, Ellig, DevClever, Thinkably, Former Chairman of QBE NA and Group Chairman of TLC Lions.

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Ali Trauttmansdorff

Advisor
Market Trends & Insight
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Ali started her career in HR with Goldman Sachs where she worked for 14 years before assuming her current role in 2008 at Rothschild & Co as the Global Head of HR for Investment Banking and Private Equity. Ali also sits on the Queen’s Gallery Group a collection of HR and Diversity professionals hosted by the Royal Household. An experienced HRD with global responsibility for talent management, reward, retention and development as well as inclusion and wellbeing. Ali is a GB Age Group Triathlete and has competed in both European and World Championships.

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Huw Morris

Advisor
Strategy and Growth
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Huw is a Partner in law firm Lee & Thompson’s Marketing & Advertising Group, as well as the founder and current chair of the firm’s Inclusion and Belonging Network. Huw has extensive UK and international experience advising clients on the full spectrum of general commercial related matters. He was ranked in the outstanding Leading LGBT+ Executives List in 2018 & 2019 and was appointed to the Advisory Board of the Telegraph’s Diversity & Inclusion Conference 2019. A founding Committee member of the Law Society’s LGBT+ Lawyers Division and a board member of OUTvertising. Huw is also a Trustee and NED of international youth support charity DitchTheLabel.

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Mark Sherwood

Advisor
Marketing & Brand Strategy
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Mark has a truly integrated marketing background. He has worked across advertising, media and digital. He’s created and built brands, run agencies and headed up major global accounts. Mark is currently Co-Founder and Managing Director of Maker, a branding, advertising and eCommerce agency focused on helping startup businesses realise their potential. Prior to Maker he was Worldwide Managing Director at Saatchi & Saatchi based out of their global HQ in New York. Previous roles include Global Chief Strategy Officer at Imagination, the leading independent brand and design consultancy and Global Head of Communications Planning at Lowe & Partners. Mark is also a Mentor for the Natwest Entrepreneur Accelerator Programme and is founder of Love Writing Co.

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Joanne Nemerovski

US Advisor
Strategy & Growth
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Joanne has worked in Real Estate for over thirty years. She has sold well over $1 Billion in luxury homes and been consistently named one of the “Top 100 Agents in America”. Joanne is based in Chicago and committed to many important causes. She sits on the boards of the University of Chicago’s Comer Children’s Hospital, Respiratory Health Association, as well as Facing History and Ourselves. Having worked as a corporate attorney before moving into real estate, she is very aware of the many challenges employees face. Joanne is keen to improve corporate culture by supporting our growth strategy across the USA.

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TLC Lions Team

Luis Herrán

Director of Strategic Operations
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As a triathlete who made his way to the 2018 Ironman world championships in Kona, Hawaii, Luis has first hand experience of the stress and pressure that high performance brings.

As our Director of Strategic Operations, Luis ensures the smooth running of TLC Lions as an organisation to deliver excellence for our clients. Overseeing all key internal functions across TLC Lions and continuously monitoring and reviewing the impact on our clients around the world.

Luis brings with him a wealth of experience from various marketing and operations roles between the US and UK including with The Coca-Cola company alongside a passion for people and creating workplace cultures for all employees to thrive.

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Rebecca Carpenter

Chief of Staff
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Following her experience within Operations, Rebecca’s role as Chief of Staff is to strategically support the CEO and TLC Lions team to expand our growth and impact for our clients globally. In her previous role at Avenue HQ, Rebecca organised and delivered events for high profile clients, conducted site management and maintenance, and led member events programs and projects. Rebecca also managed the Charity Residency Program where she organised various fundraising events within the coworking space. Alongside this Rebecca has had an ongoing passion for wellbeing in the workplace. Outside of work, Rebecca loves hiking, cooking and relaxing with yoga.

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Kimberly Mazzini

Director - USA
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Kimberly’s mission is to develop strategic relationships with clients in the US who are searching for support across their employee engagement spectrum. This includes inclusion, mental wellbeing and talent development. She joins TLC Lions after 16+ years with Hyatt Hotels in sales and marketing roles across 5+ states and the global headquarters based in Chicago. Focused on finding the best personalised solutions to fit customers’ needs she’s built relationships based on trust and integrity. Alongside this, Kimberly has had an ongoing passion for inclusion and wellbeing in the workplace actively supporting employee resource groups during her time with Hyatt. Kimberly is the mom of a 6-year old beautifully curious boy, two fur-babies and the wife of a restaurateur. Her positive energy comes from her family, friends, and finding herself outdoors… name any sport, if she hasn’t tried it yet it’s on her list.

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Semrin Wadwa

Director - UK
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Semrin leads our mission for TLC Lions in the UK supporting clients in humanising the workplace culture through the power of storytelling. With 20 years experience within the Hotels & Travel industry and most recently leading Corporate Third-party & Sports Strategy for Hyatt Hotels across EMEA and SouthWest Asia, Semrin brings a wealth of experience in nurturing business relationships and understanding strategic client needs to facilitate growth for organisations. Semrin has a personal connection to TLC Lions’ work and mission. With her passion for health, and coming from a Dutch and Indian background, both inclusivity and wellbeing are close to Semrin’s heart. Semrin gathers her energy from her many hobbies of exercising, adrenaline driven experiences, selfcare, and being surrounded by family & friends. She is an Ayurvedic consultant and Reiki healer hence love supporting others through her own Holistic business on the side. Semrin’s motto is: ” The only real mistake is from which we learn nothing” – Henry Ford

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Mohammed Abdul Aziz

Client Account Associate
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Mohammed supports the Client Accounts Team at TLC Lions. Supporting the onboarding of new clients and client strategy, Mohammed ensures that our growth and impact as a team is seamless and that client feedback is obtained efficiently. As a graduate from the University of Greenwich where he studied Biomedical Sciences, Mohammed’s passion lies within using the power of science and analytical data to help others in society. Coming from a tight-knit family, Mohammed thrives in a close team. He has a passion for art, animals and enjoys gaming.

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Jennifer da Silva

Client Account Manager
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Previously working in the membership sector and with over 10 years experience working in the field of account management, marketing and business development, Jennifer has a proven track record of successfully managing accounts and developing long-term relationships with clients. At TLC Lions, Jennifer provides valuable account and event management support to the broad portfolio of organisations around the world. She works closely with all clients to provide tailored partnerships and supports them in humanising their workforce through the power of storytelling. Jennifer’s personal interests include travelling, trying new foods and spending time with family and friends.

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