Board of Directors

  • Markos Tambakeras

    Chair
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    Markos Tambakeras

    Chair

    Chairman, Xylem, Inc.


    Markos is Chairman of the Board of Xylem, Inc. and also Senior Managing Director of private equity firm, Madison Capital Partners. Markos has more than 30 years of experience in the management of technology companies. He is an expert in strategic and operational issues with global manufacturing and sales organizations especially in the Asia-Pacific region. Previously, he spent 19 years at Honeywell serving as the President of several divisions. In addition, he serves on several boards including Loyola Marymount University, where he received his MBA in Marketing, and Arizona State University. He has a B.Sc. from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.  

  • Dave Stinton

    Vice Chair
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    Dave Stinton

    Vice Chair

    President and CEO, Stinton Financial Group, Inc.


    Dave is currently President and CEO of Stinton Financial Group, Inc. and has more than 30 years experience in the insurance and estate planning industry. Dave founded Make-A-Wish Southern Alberta, and has held various positions on their Board since. He was also actively involved with the Make-A-Wish Canada national office and Board before joining Make-A-Wish International.

  • Carole Hakko

    Secretary
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    Carole Hakko

    Secretary

    Founder, Make-A-Wish Turkey


    Carole founded Make-A-Wish Turkey in 2005 and was the CEO until 2015. She has initiated all aspects of the affiliate by designing and maintaining a successful and efficient operational system, establishing a strong board of professionals, developing a CSR project which returned a value over $1 million as well as granting over 2000 wishes. Prior to her time at Make-A-Wish Turkey, Carole had an illustrious career in the fields of advertising and photography.

  • Jean Raazi

    Treasurer
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    Jean Raazi

    Treasurer

    Chief Financial Officer, Rêve En Vert


    Jean Raazi is the angel investor-turned-CFO of Rêve En Vert (“dream ingreen”), a London-based online retailer of sustainable luxury. In order to devote more time to Rêve En Vert, Jean left her role as Managing Director at Citi, where she advised institutional sales management in markets and contributed to business development and market-positioning decisions. Previously, Jean held roles at Caxton Europe Asset Management, Lehman Brothers and Goldman Sachs. Jean is also a board member of Friends of Bogardus Garden.

  • Graham Freeman

    Director
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    Graham Freeman

    Director

    CEO, Korora Partners, Inc.


    Graham is the CEO of Korora Partners, Inc, a business he founded in 2011 to provide leadership development and support executive teams to navigate through business transitions. He has over 25 years of experience with high-technology companies  – helping build those 
businesses globally. Prior to founding Korora Partners, Graham held senior executive positions at Adobe Systems, Arbortext, Compaq and Quark. He has served 6 years on the Board of Directors, Make-A-Wish Greater Bay in San Francisco.

  • Kim Jenkins

    Director
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    Kim Jenkins

    Director

    CEO, Australian Retail Credit Association (ARCA)


    As an experienced senior executive, Kim brings leadership and operational management expertise from her experience across a range of industry sectors including Retail & Commercial Banking; Credit Reporting; Software and Information Services; Governance, Risk and Compliance Management and M&A. She also brings extensive international work experience, having worked in South Africa, India, Germany & Central Europe, and Australia & New Zealand, across a range of business contexts including both national and multi-national corporations.

  • Luciano Manzo

    Director
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    Luciano Manzo

    Director

    President & CEO, LM&Partners


    Luciano has a vast experience in international business, having worked in all 5 continents in senior leadership roles, mainly in the information and financial services industry. He served as CEO of Experian EMEA from 2008 to 2011, in his last corporate position, after 18 years of service. He has since worked with the World Bank on several projects in various emerging economies and  has consulted major private equity firms on significant acquisition projects throughout Europe. Currently, he advises various clients on strategy, managing growth and international expansion.

  • Sang Il Park

    Director
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    Sang Il Park

    Director

    Sr. Partner, Hwang Mok Park, P.C.


    Sang Il Park represents multinational corporate clients in Korea on general corporate law, securities and finance and various cross-border transactions such as offering of securities, international joint ventures and mergers and acquisition transactions. His more noteworthy experience includes representing The Dow Chemical Company, Lone Star and also in a criminal case representing  KT, as well as numerous cross-border securitization and other structured financing transactions and advice to corporate clients for their operations in Korea.

     

    Mr. Park sits on the boards of various school foundations, charity organizations and Korean companies.

  • Howard Prince-Wright

    Director
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    Howard Prince-Wright

    Director

    Partner, Revesby Strategic Partners and Belsize Capital


    Howard Prince-Wright’s career has been built over three decades in senior financial and business roles. He has served as Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors, Representative of the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund of Eurobank Ergasias S.A., one of the major banks in Greece and south East Europe, since June 2013. His career in management began with Mobil Oil in 1982, after which he became Director of Planning and Business Development at Pepsi International (1987-1989). He then moved to Diageo (1990-1999) in various senior roles and leading him to work in Greece, the UK and the Asia Pacific region. He was also Group Audit Director before his last role as CFO for Burger King EMEA. Prior to that, he had executive roles at Titan Cement Group, Saxo Bank and Antenna Group. Howard is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and holds a number of other directorships as well as advising companies and charities. 

  • Matt Lewis

    General Counsel
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    Matt Lewis

    General Counsel

    Partner, White & Case


    Matt Lewis delivers more than 20 years of broad-ranging experience in complex commercial disputes across industry sectors. As Litigation Partner at White & Case, Matt has broad experience in complex commercial litigation. He has represented individuals, businesses, accounting firms and other entities in jury and non-jury trials, binding arbitrations and mediations. Matt is involved in protecting the intellectual property and general business interests of businesses and individuals from industries such as accounting, manufacturing, banking, aircraft, music, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, greeting cards, apparel companies and insurance. Many of Matt's cases involve the resolution of contract disputes and securities disputes. Matt joined the Make-A-Wish International Board of Directors in 2015.