Louise works as an operational advisor, Chair and NED in a handful of Private Equity and VC-based businesses mainly in the EdTech, digital media and classified/recruitment spaces in Europe and the US. Currently, she is the Chair of MPLC for Tenzing, as well as a NED for OpenClassrooms which is a France-based, global degree-awarding EdTech business specialising in digital skills. Additionally, she serves on the advisory board of GSV Acceleration and Lumos - both high-profile education-focused VC investors based in the US.
Previously she was an owner and senior NED of the New Scientist Group which was recently sold to DGMT and before that the CEO and then Chair of Times Educational Supplement (TES), where she first worked with Bill Donoghue and Matthew O'Sullivan on the transformation of the traditional print-based education business into a global, digital platform that comprises one of the biggest online recruitment markets as well as the largest online network of teachers. Louise, Bill and Matthew led TES’s rapid global expansion and sales growth through three separate private equity investors – Exponent, Charterhouse and TPG.
In addition, she has previously served on the Board and as an Operating Partner at Skillsoft – the number one digital, workplace learning company – based in Boston, US. She is also a founder partner, and investor at Ozy.com a US digital media, TV and live events start-up, based in Silicon Valley but now making waves across the US and beyond.