Non-Executive Directors and Advisers
Terra Firma works with a range of operating partners chosen for their knowledge and experience in a particular industry, function or discipline. These individuals provide independent views on the portfolio businesses’ performance as well as insights into specific business sectors and how changing political landscapes might affect potential investments and opportunities in new markets. Please click below to learn more.
Sagria Maceira de Rosen
Antonio J Manca Graziadei
Susanne Munch Thore
João Noronha Lopes
Sir Ivon Roberts
Lars Kristian Sande
Sir Ivor Roberts
Sir Ivor has been a Non-Executive Director of Villa Saletta, a Hands Family personal investment, since 2006 with a three-year break from 2015 to 2018.
As a former British diplomat, Sir Ivor’s postings included Lebanon, Paris, Canberra, Vanuatu, Madrid and finally ambassadorial positions in Belgrade, Dublin and Rome. In the 1980s, he was Head of Counter-Terrorism in the Foreign Office.
After retirement from the Diplomatic Service, Sir Ivor was elected as President of Trinity College Oxford from 2006 to 2017, and was Chairman of the Council of the British School of Archaeology and Fine Arts in Rome from 2007 to 2012. He has published two editions of the diplomat’s bible, Satow’s Diplomatic Practice and a memoir of the Yugoslav wars, ‘Conversations with Milošević’.
Sir Ivor is a Patron of the Venice in Peril Fund and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Linguists. He is also Chair of the Keats-Shelley Memorial Association. For many years a rugby referee, he is currently President of Oxford University Rugby Football Club. He is the Chair of Trustees of the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra, holds a degree in modern languages, was a Senior Associate Member at St Antony’s College, Oxford and holds Honorary Fellowships from both Trinity and Keble Colleges at Oxford. He is a Visiting Professor at St Mary’s University, Twickenham.