The magic of the 10×10 experience happens around the world with the hard work and dedication of a group of awesome people, largely volunteers. Key members of our team are below.
Co-Founder and Chairman
Laurence Marshbaum was founding Chair of 10×10 Philanthropy in 2013. Previously: founder of the Young Division of One to One Children’s Fund (London); Chair of YUJIA (London); foundation member of JCA Jumpstart (Sydney), and; chair of YJCA (Sydney). A keynote speaker at the Nexus Global Youth Summit – United Nations (New York) and the Social Good Summit (Australia), Laurence is Portfolio Manager – Alternative Strategies for Sunsuper, contributing to leadership in socially responsible and impact investing.
Julia has over fifteen years of experience in the funds management industry in both Australia and New York and is currently the Director of Investor Relations at Australian Private Equity firm Adamantem Capital.
Julia Koop joined the board of 10×10 in 2014. Julia was part of the organising committee for the 2016 Nexus Australian Youth Summit and has been involved in social enterprise and community development work internationally.
Daniel is Vice President at Moelis Australia, a financial services group that provides corporate advisory, equities and asset management services. Daniel has been involved in the philanthropic community for a number of years and is passionate about driving social innovation for the next generation of philanthropists. Daniel previously sat on the Building and Capital Committee for the JCA and is part of The Observership Program Alumni.
During his career Paul has held senior positions within various global marketing and advertising businesses and is currently a Creative Partner at leading Australian integrated communications agency, The Works. His creative and strategic works for major clients has been highly awarded. Paul has a keen interest in design and sustainability and in 2015 launched Ocean Collection which creates desirable objects from salvaged marine debris.
Gabrielle is a senior executive with 20 years experience in retail, media and finance. She holds a Bachelor or Commerce from the University of NSW and is a Chartered Accountant. Gabrielle is passionate about social justice and supporting disadvantaged members of our community.
Kurt is a former investment banker who now leads finance teams in high growth organisations and is passionate about tackling the most challenging problems facing our world today. He has been involved with 10×10 since 2015 and has been the inaugural Ambassador for NSW since 2016. During this time Kurt has led more than 10 events in Sydney and has helped to refine the 10×10 model and improve its scalability as the organisation grows internationally.
Nici has more than 25 years experience in marketing, events and business development in the sports, media and charitable industries. With an undergraduate degree in sports management and a recent MBA, Nici is passionate about growing the global 10×10 Philanthropy movement because together we can boost start-up and grass roots charities everywhere.
Digital Marketing & Events Co-Ordinator
Sabine’s professional background is marketing communication; she has 15 years of international experience in publishing, media, advertising and digital industries. Personally Sabine strongly believes in community power and feeling good about giving. Attending a 10×10 event in Sydney was a real eye opener for her and she joined the amazing 10×10 team.
Nicole Andrews – (SA)
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Kurt McFarland – (NSW)
Kurt is a former investment banker who now works in strategy and transformation. His involvement with 10×10 has evolved from initially attending an event in 2015 to volunteering as a committee member, assisting with sponsorship opportunities, managing a committee and now as Head of Sydney for 10×10. Kurt is passionate about 10×10’s mission to encourage philanthropy amongst young people and to support innovative charities and social enterprises.
Ashleigh Day – (VIC)
Ashleigh is currently working in marketing and is also a qualified secondary Commerce and English teacher. Ashleigh has been involved in several 10×10 events including managing a Melbourne committee. Ashleigh is passionate about philanthropic objectives that focus on issues facing young disadvantaged Australians especially education equity. She has been involved as both a participant and volunteer in various not for profits including the Mercer SuperCycle challenge.
Nathan Schokker- (QLD)
Nathan is the founder of Talio, an integrated commercial property services business. After being invited to 10X10 by a friend of a friend in 2016 he didn’t miss a heartbeat in putting his hand up to help 10X10 with future events and continued success in Queensland.
Emily Stubbs – (UK)
Emily is Head of Marketing at a finance broker in London and has over 8 years experience managing marketing and brand development in financial services and luxury marketing. Having sat on the Hong Kong committee before, Emily launched 10×10 in London in 2017 with a record-breaking result and is focussing on building the 10×10 brand through events, PR and partnerships as 10×10 Head of London. Emily is passionate about supporting grassroots charities who are combatting key social problems.
Stephanie Costelloe- (HK)
Stephanie is a Senior Practice Director with Australian architecture practice BVN, and currently heads up their Hong Kong studio since relocating from Sydney to Asia in 2015. She has extensive experience in designing and delivering major complex architectural projects and extends that passion to her 10×10 work in Hong Kong. Stephanie sees a huge appetite for engagement in philanthropy, particularly from young expat communities who want to give back to the city that has provided them so much opportunity.
Sophie Targett-Adams – (NYC)
Sophie is a passionate digital marketer, with over 8 years experience in digital advertising, working at eBay and Google. A born and bred Londoner, Sophie moved to New York in 2017 to manage Media & Entertainment advertisers. After attending the inaugural 10×10 London event, Sophie went on to launch the US market, which has enabled her to drive the 10×10 mission of inspiring younger communities to make incremental social change for which she has a strong passion for.
Luisa Cooper – (LA)
With nearly twenty years of creative acumen forged in global fashion and trading companies, Luisa’s career has spanned design, development and publishing. Luisa relocated to Los Angeles in 2018 to establish 10×10 as Head of LA. Bringing creativity, determination and dedication honed in the competitive fashion industry and refined in 2011 when, having never run a mile she completed the “Gobi Desert March,” a 160mile ultra-marathon in China, Luisa is excited to support 10×10’s growth in 2020 and beyond.