Ronald “Ron” Burkle, Executive Chairman of the Board

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Mr. Ron Burkle has been a member of the Soho House Board and the executive chairman since 2012. He founded The Yucaipa Companies, an investment firm, in 1986 and is widely recognized as one of the most successful investors in the hospitality, retail, distribution, automotive, technology, entertainment, and sports sectors. He is a controlling stockholder of a number of businesses and a trustee of some key philanthropic organizations. Ron has served as chairman or a director on the boards of numerous other companies including Americold, Golden State Foods, Dominick’s, Fred Meyer, Ralphs and Food4Less.

Nicole Avant , Director of the Board

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Ms. Nicole Avant is the former United States Ambassador to The Commonwealth of The Bahamas, serving from 2009-2011. Before that, she served as Vice President of Interior Music Publishing. Nicole graduated from California State University, Northridge with a degree in Communications, is currently a critically acclaimed film producer and serves on the Board of Trustees at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and as Board Chair Emeritus for A Sense of Home.

Richard Caring, Director of the Board

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Mr. Richard Caring has been a member of the Soho House Board since 2008. After starting out as one of the first fashion manufacturers to supply UK and US retailers from Hong Kong and China, he now holds diverse business interests in restaurants, hotels, private members’ clubs and property, including as owner of the Caprice Group, a restaurant holding company, since 2005. He currently serves as chairman of The Ivy Collection Group, The Caprice Group, The Birley Group and The Bills Restaurant Group.

Andrew Carnie, CEO & Director of the Board

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Mr. Andrew Carnie is Chief Executive Officer of Soho House. Previously serving as President since September 2020. He also held was the Chief Commercial Officer of Soho House from June 2019 to September 2020. From November 2013 to April 2019, Andrew worked in various positions at Anthropologie Group, a retail apparel and accessories company, including as President from April 2018 to April 2019.

Alice Delahunt, Director of the Board

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Ms. Alice Delahunt previously served as Chief Digital & Content Officer at Ralph Lauren, a global leader in the design, marketing, and retail of premium lifestyle products, from 2018 until March 2022. As Chief Digital Officer, she oversaw all facets of the Digital experience including Digital Commerce, Digital Marketing, User Experience Design and Product streams. As Chief Content Officer, Alice led the teams responsible for Ralph Lauren’s global advertising campaigns and content teams. Prior to Ralph Lauren, Alice worked at Burberry, a British luxury fashion company, from 2011 to 2018, serving in a variety of roles, including as Director of Digital Marketing and Innovation. Alice graduated from Trinity College Dublin with a BA in Marketing and Politics. Today, she sits on the Board of the Business School at Trinity College.

Mark Ein, Director of the Board

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Mr. Mark Ein is currently the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Capitol Investment Corp, Venturehouse Group, LLC and Leland Investment Co., private equity and family office firms. Earlier in his career, Mark worked for The Carlyle Group, Brentwood Associates, and Goldman, Sachs & Co. Mark has a BS in economics from the University of Pennsylvania and a MBA from Harvard Business School. Mark currently serves as Chairman of the Boards of Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. and of Kastle Systems, and is on the 6 Table of Contents boards of Custom Truck One Source and Doma Holdings, Inc. He has leadership roles and is deeply involved in a wide range of civic and philanthropic organizations and MDE Sports, which he wholly owns, includes the Citi Open tennis tournament, the Washington Justice esports team in the Overwatch League and the Washington City Paper, a storied newspaper founded in 1981. Mark has been a member of the Soho House Board since August 2018.

Joe Hage, Director of the Board

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Mr. Joe Hage has served as the managing partner of Joseph Hage Aaronson, a law firm, since March 2013. Prior to becoming a barrister, Joe qualified as a chartered accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers. Joe is the founder of HENI Group, an international art services business working with leading artists and estates across publishing, printmaking, digital, film and art research and analysis. Joe graduated from University of York, England with a BA in philosophy and went on to do postgraduate research in Philosophy at the University of Cambridge. Joe is founder director of Palm NFT Studios, a new NFT ecosystem for culture and creativity which provides bespoke creative services for artists and rights holders looking to establish NFT marketplaces. Joe has been a member of the Soho House Board since April 2020.

Yusef D. Jackson, Director of the Board

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Mr. Yusef D. Jackson joined Aventiv Technologies, a diversified technology company, in 2021 as senior executive and advisor to the executive leadership and ownership team. A private investor, attorney, entrepreneur, and corporate advisor, Yusef has more than 25 years of leadership experience with a diverse range of industries including beverage distribution, media, and technology with companies including Chicago-based River North Sales & Service, Florida’s Progressive Distribution, Radar Magazine and Radar Online, and others. He maintains a close connection with the fight for dignity, civil rights, and economic justice for disenfranchised people through his work with the Rainbow Push Coalition and Jackson Legacy Foundation. In addition, Yusef serves as Director on the Board of the Children’s Choir of Chicago, and is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Virginia Athletics Foundation.

Nick Jones, Founder and Director of the Board

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Mr. Nick Jones is the founder of Soho House and has been a member of the Soho House Board since its inception. He opened Café Boheme on Old Compton Street in 1992 in London’s Soho, and went on to open the first House, Greek Street, in the space above in 1995. Nick has overseen every step of the growth of Soho House. He was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s 2017 New Year’s Honours List.

Ben Schwerin, Director of the Board

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Mr. Ben Schwerin has worked at Snap, Inc., a camera and social media company, since January 2015, serving in a variety of roles including Vice President of Partnerships and Senior Vice President, Content & Partnerships. Ben holds a BA from Cornell in Psychology.

Bippy Siegal, Director of the Board

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Mr. Bippy Siegal is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Raycliff Capital, a private equity and venture capital firm, since 2002. He has been a member of the Soho House Board since August 2019 and also serves on the board of directors of Simon Properties Group Acquisition Holdings, Inc. Bippy’s real estate and hospitality experience spans the US, Europe and Middle East, with notable developments including the Surf Club in Miami and Solage in Napa Valley. Bippy is also the founder of Modern Bank and has served as Chairman of its parent company, Modern Financial, Inc., since its inception in 2006. Bippy attended Boston University. Bippy is currently involved in numerous philanthropic initiatives, is a life member of The Council on Foreign Relations and is a former trustee of his alma mater, Boston University (2007-2018).

Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa Bint Hamad Al-Thani, Director of the Board

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Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad Al-Thani has been a member of the Soho House Board since August 2020. Since April 2010, Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa has served as the Chairperson of the Doha Film Institute, and as the Chairperson of Reach Out To Asia since 2005. Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa holds an Executive MBA from HEC Paris in Qatar, a Master’s degree in Human Rights from University College London and a bachelor’s degree from Duke University. Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Qatar Museums Authority.

Dasha Zhukova, Director of the Board

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Ms. Dasha Zhukova has been working in residential rental development since 2017 and incorporated RAY LLC, an architectural design firm, in 2019 where she is the owner and managing member. Dasha founded the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in 2008 and Garage Magazine in 2011, and has continued her work with both to present day. Dasha graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with degrees in Slavic Studies and Literature. Dasha currently serves on the board of directors of The Shed and on the Board of Trustees of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.