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Crossboundary Group

Robert Mutune

Robert holds a Diploma in Marketing from Universal College in Nairobi. Prior to joining CrossBoundary, Robert founded and ran Bertis Tours & Travel, a provider of business and tourism travel services across Kenya. Prior to that, Robert was the Head of Logistics for Jatco Tours & Taxis, one of Kenya’s leading taxi and tour companies. Robert is a member of...

Lauren Gaffney

Lauren has a Juris Doctorate from the Georgetown University Law Center, a Master’s in International Affairs from the Graduate Institute of International and Development studies in Geneva, and a Bachelor’s in International Relations and Philosophy from Wellesley College. Lauren has practiced law as a clean energy and infrastructure corporate counsel, developing projects and closing deals for 6+ years.  Before joining...

Chris Hallier

Chris is a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA) and holds a Bachelor’s in Accounting from the University of Stellenbosch and a Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting from the University of Cape Town. Before joining CrossBoundary, he worked at Deloitte as part of the Financial Institutions Team. He also spent time in the Deloitte Atlanta Office in the financial services and technology...

Sebastian Deschler

Prior to joining The CrossBoundary Group, Sebastian was the General Counsel of TerraForm Power, where he was a member of the senior team that grew the company from concept to the publicly traded owner and operator of up to 3,000 MW of renewable energy power plants. Before that, Sebastian played a leading role in the international expansion of SunEdison, at...

Tom Flahive

Tom has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelors from the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining the CrossBoundary Group, Tom worked at Abraaj Capital, the Mongolia International Capital Corporation, Lazard Alternative Investments and Jones Lang LaSalle in New York. He is based in CrossBoundary’s New York office.…

Jake Cusack

Jake has a Master in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He is also a graduate of the University of Notre Dame’s Honours Program. Prior to co-founding The CrossBoundary Group, he served as a Marine Corps Officer, receiving the Bronze Star for actions in Iraq. He also worked at Abraaj Capital....

Matt Tilleard

Matt holds a Master of Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School and an MBA from Stanford University where he studied as a Fulbright Scholar. He is originally from Australia and holds Bachelors of Laws and a Bachelors of Science from the University of Melbourne. Prior to co-founding The CrossBoundary Group, Matt led the design of financing facilities in Afghanistan...