Board of Directors

The Board of Directors ensures consistency between mission, strategy, and activities.

André Nilsen

Chairman, Board of Directors

Managing Director



Dr André Nilsen is researching philosophy and global affairs. Dr Nilsen was for three years the Acting Professor of International Business at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster. Dr Nilsen has a DPhil in political economy and an MPhil in European politics, law, and economics from Wadham College at the University of Oxford where he was the 2000 Norway Scholar. He has a CandMag from Universitetet i Oslo and has been a visiting student at the University of Washington, the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, and Harvard University.


Malte Nuhn

Vice Chairman, Board of Directors

Mr Malte Nuhn most recently was head of product management for a London-based internet start-up.  Previously he was a commercial operations manager at LinkedIn, dividing his time between London and San Francisco. Mr Nuhn holds a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford, and started his career in a consumer strategy consultancy.


Will Marshall

Vice Chairman, Board of Directors

Coordinator, 4D Network

Dr Will Marshall is a space scientist, working on various spacecraft missions. He spent 6 years at NASA Ames Center in the small spacecraft office where he worked on the LADEE and LCROSS teams and was PI of the PhoneSat satellites; he also worked on methods to curb the problem of orbital space debris. Dr Marshall was formerly a research fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and fellow in the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology in the United Kingdom. Dr Marshall has a DPhil in physics from the University of Oxford and an MPhys in physics from the University of Leicester. Dr Marshall holds several leadership positions in organizations relating to education, science, space, and international affairs.