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Our People

The strength of any organisation lies in its people.

It’s their vision, experience and perspective that has the power to unlock a brighter future.

Blueprints is comprised of a truly eclectic and diverse range of talents, bringing several lifetimes of capability and innovation to bear on the challenges facing the developing world.

In particular, you’ll find a unique combination of on-the-ground experience and business acumen, which affords us an unrivalled insight into this previously unexplored territory.

Tamara Lakomy Founder

Advisor to Heads of State, expertise in protecting indigenous rights / Degree in Archaeology / Published author / Blueprints Strategist / Co-founder of the Nation Building Initiative

David Solomon CEO

Investment banking background, Salomon Bros, Citigroup / Expertise in economic development & impact for emerging markets / Co-founder Financial Times Global Impact Summit / Co-founder of the Nation Building Initiative.

Declan Murphy COO

Operations, super team player Proven social entrepreneur for 25 years, managed and successfully exited many investments Co-founder of Invest Africa with Rob Hersov Founder The Ecology Foundation. / Former director of Misys Financial systems

Kevin Jackson Head of Communication

No1 person in UK events industry four years running / Influential thought leader with some of the world’s most respected marketing services groups, including Interpublic, Grey and Saatchi / Part of the original Drop the DebtandONECampaignleadershipteam / Drivinggrowth for brands and Business Editor in Chief Live.com

Jennifer Menke Regenerative Blueprint

President of Regenerative Earth / Emerging Global Leader at the Academy for Systems Change / Building the Osa Peninsula Blueprint, Costa Rica, facilitating local communities / governments to develop and implement a regenrative rainforest economy

Greg Wendt

Greg Wendt CFP Living Economy Blueprint, Board Member

Board Member of Blueprints, California Team / Director, Integrated Solutions and Senior Wealth Advisor, Head of West Coast, StakeHolders Capital, Inc. / Living Economy Advisors, Co-Founder / Green Economy Think Tank / Impact Investing and Wealth Management


Leila Ira Partner, Corporate Development & Investor Relations

Leila Ira is an enthusiastic, highly motivated commercial professional with 16+ years international experience in the Banking, Investment, Fundraising and NGO field (working in South America & Africa). A serial entrepreneur, with a broad experience in Corporate & Business Development. Excellent presentation and persuasion skills. Seasoned in creating strong win-win partnerships.

Shariq Khan

Shariq Khan Partner, Corporate Development & Investor Relations

Shariq Khan is a seasoned financial services professional with over 20 years of international experience in the US, Netherlands, Switzerland, UK and a strong EMEA regional focus. Work experience spans credit risk, credit portfolio management, credit research, investment management, loan sales, loans structuring, corporate finance, private equity, project/change management, process implementation, consulting and treasury.