Hortense co-founded UNICEF NEXTGen Europe and currently co-Chairs the UK Committee. She was a strategy consultant in Private Equity for 4 years at the Boston Consulting Group after having studied Management & Corporate Finance at Royal Holloway. Since leaving BCG in March 2016, Hortense is now setting up a coding and full-stack development academy in Lebanon for underprivileged and marginalised youth along with further developing NEXTGen Europe.
Hortense is passionate about the cause UNICEF and NEXTGen fight for together every day, working to save and improve children’s lives all over the world. She is a firm believer that through passion, innovation and drive, the NEXTGen community will make a positive impact on children. For the last three years, Hortense has also been a Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry tutor to marginalized GCSE and A-Level students. In her spare time, Hortense loves to travel and practice photography