Meet Our Team

We bring a diverse and dedicated team unified by a shared commitment to our global mission, vision, and values

Telesto Strategy Team

Alex Kruzel

CEO & Founder

Alex has partnered with a wide array of commercial, federal, and non-profit clients throughout her international consulting career…

Andrew Alesbury

Managing Director

Andrew brings nearly a decade of experience in strategic planning and operationalization at the intersection of the public and private sectors…

Ben Vatterott

Managing Director

Ben brings over a decade of experience in supporting executives at the intersection of business, sustainability, and socioeconomic impact…

Fiona holds expertise in hardware manufacturing, systems engineering, and B2C healthcare technology. She is excited to work at the forefront of corporate growth strategy…

Whitney is a dynamic and creative leader who brings a diverse background of global experience to the Telesto team. As a Manager, Whitney leverages the strengths…

Carlee is a purpose-driven leader whose experience spans the non-profit, government, and social enterprise sectors both as consultant and in-house team leader…

Diego Bernstein

Senior Consultant

Diego is a seasoned consultant with a rich background in strategic planning and data analysis. His expertise lies at the intersection of business strategy, environmental sustainability, and data science…

Doyoung Lim

Senior Consultant

Doyoung has worked with diplomatic missions, governments, and armies in providing high-level, cross-cultural legal and client services. Highly resilient and goal-oriented…

Naomi Weiner

Senior Consultant

Naomi’s experience has focused on helping purpose-driven companies leverage their competitive advantages to drive profit and impact. Naomi has helped clients embed their purpose…

Simba Mariwande

Senior Consultant

Simba is a Consultant with a focus on research, market intelligence, and strategic insights. He has worked in various industries building sustainable businesses with a focus on Engineering design…

Christian is a Consultant at Telesto with a focus on corporate finance, project management, and business transformation. Prior to Telesto, he has worked in various facets of the financial…

Madelyn Usher

Consultant

Madelyn has supported organizations big and small, public and private, across various industries and markets to align their growth with impact…


Yuhang He

Consultant

Yuhang’s professional experience spans work with clients from a diverse range of sectors across both the private and public spheres. Prior to transitioning into the business sector…

Neha Malik

Consultant

As an Analyst at Telesto, Neha works in research and market intelligence development. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from Miranda House…

Rachel Rhee

Consultant

Rachel is an analyst at Teleso with experience in interdisciplinary research, systems thinking, and data analysis. She supports clients on strategic insights…

Khushi Gupta

Analyst

Khushi works on strategy and management projects. She is an economics graduate from Delhi University, India and is a firm believer of sustainable lifestyle and circular living…

Vidit Jain

Analyst

Vidit works environmental organizations and multinational companies to drive impact for a sustainable future for current and future generations. He primarily leverages his research skills, data analysis, and strategic thinking…

Carrot is an Analyst at Telesto dedicated to supporting clients with sustainability/ESG strategies and insights. She aspires to be an intersectional environmentalist….

Syd DeWitt

Executive Assistant

Syd is an Executive Assistant with ten years of experience in business administration. Throughout their career, Syd has built strong skills in finance, calendar management…

Sarah Lo

Project Specialist

Sarah is a Project Specialist primarily supporting Telesto’s Market Intelligence service line. A detail-oriented creative storyteller, Sarah’s strengths lie…

Board of Advisors

Joyce Coffee

Board Member

Joyce has 25 years of leadership experience in government, private, nonprofit, philanthropic and academic sectors. She has worked with over 200 institutions to create and implement climate-related resilience strategies…

Ken Hachikian

Board Member

Ken started his career with The Boston Consulting Group, where his practice focus was on corporate strategy and capital allocation for both Fortune 500 companies as well as family-owned businesses. Thereafter, for 20 years…

Debbie Murphy

Board Member​​

Debbie has more than 30 years of technology marketing experience, and is known as a results-oriented, visionary change agent with deep expertise in strategic planning, product management and…

Alie Kabba

Board Member​

Alie serves as ambassador and permanent representative of Sierra Leone to the United Nations. Before his current appointment, he was minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Sierra Leone…

Clare Muñana

Board Member​

Clare is president of Ancora, her own strategic management consulting practice, and manages the Blue Fund, a family donor advised enterprise. She has performed numerous domestic and international… 

Dr. Renosi Mokate

Board Member​

Renosi is a highly experienced economist and policy analyst, who specializes in development economics and finance. She gained her academic qualifications in the USA before returning to South Africa in the early 1990s…

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