Who we are

We pool expertise in the evaluation of social performance; impact investment; corporate risk management; and digital technology. Our unique analytics and field access allows us to create value that is life enhancing.

Our team is based in the United Kingdom, and combines specialist expertise in social impact assessment, evaluation, and risk management.

Phillip Griffin

Chief Operations Officer

A seasoned management consultant, a financier, and investor in SMEs, Phillip’s skills focus on risk analysis and project management. He has structured and executed a range of transactions, in a variety of sectors and businesses, from early stage to mature; and helped establish a number of start-ups. At Social Terrain Phillip specialises in due diligence, risk tracking, and efficiency evaluation, and is also COO.
Phillip attended Royal Holloway, University of London 1985/8, earned a BA, Economics & Public Administration, and City & East London College, 1984/5, passed the Institute of Bankers exams.

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Julien Brusset

Business Development and Research Manager

Julien started his career as social impact analyst for the Order of Malta and at Freeport McMoRan, a mining company in Democratic Republic of Congo. After finishing his Masters’ degree in Business Management at the London School of Economics in 2015 he joined Thales, a defence and security company as business development manager, specialising in cyber security and underwater defence systems. Julien joined Social Terrain in 2020 and has worked on a variety of projects including an evaluation for the European Commission in the Sahel.

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Louisa Maxwell

Project Manager

Louisas is a recent MSc graduate in International Development.  She has a diversified background in both the private and public sector including working for NGOs and corporate social responsibility projects. Louisa spent several months working for Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) in Mozambique on a country wide social development project. More recently Louisa has undertaken evaluations for both the Crisis Management Initiative in Libya as well as with The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). Louisa is a graduate of University College Utrecht and the University of Edinburgh.

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Emery Brusset

Founder & Board Member

Emery specialises in the strategic evaluation of social development interventions, and has published and provided training on Monitoring and Evaluation methods. He is considered and cited as a leading expert in his field. After 20 years of full time crisis assessments around the world, he created Social Terrain to engage in the next generation of impact assessment, by developing digital solutions. He is a Yale University and London School of Economics graduate, after graduating from the French school system with a Baccalauréat Série C.

brusset@social-terrain.com | LinkedIn

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