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8 alumni make Forbes 30 under 30 Europe and WEF's Young Global Leader Class of 2023

Discover the alums honored as standout entrepreneurs, rising stars in their fields, and outstanding people addressing the world's most pressing problems.
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Eight McKinsey alumni have been named to two recent lists: Forbes 30 under 30 Europe and the World Economic Forum's Young Global Leader Class of 2023. Click on their names below to read more.

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Forbes 30 under 30 Europe

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From left: Vaysh Kewada, Jean de Rauglaudre, and Daniela Raffel Torrebiarte


Daniela Raffel Torrebiarte (LON 15-15, 17-19)
Vice President, Dawn Capital

Daniela Raffel Torrebiarte is Vice President at Dawn Capital, a London-based venture firm that invests in European founders who are developing the next generation of software. Since joining the firm as Associate in May 2020, Daniela became the fastest-promoted individual to VP in the fund's history. Prior to Dawn Capital, she previously worked as a growth manager at Capital on Tap, a London and U.S.-based fintech that provides working capital to entrepreneurs.

Social Impact

Jean de Rauglaudre (PAR 18-20)
Co-founder and CEO, Collective

Jean de Rauglaudre co-founded Collective, a Paris-based digital platform that offers a SaaS solution allowing freelancers to collaborate and combine their skills to compete against traditional service companies. The platform also features a marketplace where users can receive project missions from companies that are seeking to outsource work. Since the company launched in 2021, Collective has raised $8 million in seed funding.


Vaysh Kewada (LON 15-15, 17-20)
Co-founder and CEO, Salience Labs

Vaysh Kewada leads Salience Labs, a tech company she co-founded in 2021, that is building the world's first photonic chip for AI. The chip is expected to have 50 times the processing speed of current chips. With a team of 20 employees, Salience Labs has raised $15 million in funding, including an $11.5 million seed round in May 2022.


The Forum of Young Global Leaders Class of 2023

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From left: Fridtjof Berge, Jonathan Fantini Porter, Sven Holstenson, Varun Sivaram, and Isabelle Yap


Fridtjof Berge (OSL 12-17)
Co-founder and Chief Business Officer, Antler

Fridtjof Berge is the co-founder and Chief Business Officer of Antler, a global venture capital firm that supports and invests in exceptional founders from day zero. With offices in 25 startup ecosystems across six continents, Antler invests in more than 750 portfolio companies and receives over 100,000 residency applications annually.

Isabelle Yap (MAN 16-18)
Executive Director and Vice President, East West Banking Corporation

Isabelle Yap is Senior Assistant VP, Special-Projects Officer, and Executive Director at EastWest Bank. Isabelle has played a key role in launching Komo, a digital banking service under EastWest Bank, and now chairs f(dev), the digital-venture builder and innovation factory of Filinvest Development.


Sven Holstenson (GEN 11-12)
Managing Partner, Pictet & Cie Group SCA

Sven Holstenson is the Head of Europe for Pictet Wealth Management, overseeing the firm's 12 offices and more than 250 employees across six European branches. Sven also serves as a member of the Executive Committee of Pictet & Cie (Europe) SA. The company's Board of Partners announced Sven's appointment to Managing Partner in September 2022, a role he will assume effective May 1, 2023, pending regulatory approvals.

North America

Jonathan Fantini Porter (DCO 16-22)
Executive Director and CEO, Partnership for Central America

Jonathan Fantini Porter, CEO of the Partnership for Central America, raised $4.2 billion in 18 months for projects delivering environmental, social, and governance programs to 5 million individuals in Central America. The Partnership was cited by Microsoft's President, USAID's Administrator Samantha Power, and the World Bank's President as an exemplary model in mobilizing private sector investments for public-private economic development partnerships.

Varun Sivaram (SFO 13-15)
Group Senior Vice President, Strategy and Innovation, Ørsted

Dr. Varun Sivaram is the Group Senior Vice President of Strategy & Innovation for renewable energy company Ørsted. He previously served in the U.S. Biden-Harris administration and spearheaded flagship U.S. initiatives such as the First Movers Coalition. TIME Magazine and MIT Technology Review named him one of the most influential people in the world and a top innovator, respectively. He has authored several books on renewable energy, and his TED Talk on India's clean energy transition has been viewed more than 1.5 million times.

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