Daniela Barone Soares

Non-Executive Director

Appointed to the Board

1 March 2021

Committee Membership

Remuneration and Responsible Business Committees

Skills and experience

Daniela is currently Chief Executive Officer of Snowball Impact Management Ltd. She was formerly Chief Executive Officer of financial advisory and strategic consultancy, Granito Group. Prior to this, she was Chief Executive Officer at Impetus, a private equity foundation that works with charities to transform the lives of disadvantaged young people. She has served in various commercial and non-profit boards and advisory boards, including Evora S.A. in Brazil and the UK National Advisory Board to the G8 Social Impact Investment Taskforce. She also spent nearly 15 years combined in roles at Save the Children, BancBoston Capital, Citibank and Goldman Sachs. Daniela was previously Chair and Executive Chair of Gove digital, a private social technology business that helps the public sector to improve social services in Brazil.

Board contribution

Daniela brings to the IHG board a clear commitment to ESG responsibilities and in-depth knowledge of the role of technology in driving change.

Other appointments

Daniela is an Independent Non-Executive Director at FTSE 100 company Halma plc and a Trustee of the Haddad Foundation. In addition, she is a Member of the Advisory Board of Forward Institute and Trustee of the Institute for the Future of Work. Daniela is a Designated Member of Snowball Impact Investments GP LLP, a diversified investment fund focused on generating financial returns with a positive social and environmental impact.