Senior Research Fellow
Louis has undertaken research in the past for organisations including Campaign Against the Arms Trade and the 'Judging Political Violence' project, and has won awards for his writing on existential risk and climate change from The Future of Humanity Institute and The Guardian. He has a PhD from the University of Edinburgh in Politics, and an MPhil from the History Faculty of the University of Cambridge
Sam recently graduated from the University of Cambridge with a BA (Double First) and MPhil (Distinction) in English, writing prize-winning theses on ecological psychology and cyclical economic narratives. He has previously worked at The Week and The Sunday Times, where he conducted research into the financial underpinnings of climate disasters. At Cambridge, Sam edited Varsity and The Cambridge Globalist, while also publishing multiple columns on the intersections of indigenous rights, global health, and climate policy.
Syed studied Geography and Economics at the LSE. He has previously completed placements at PWC, KPMG and Dubai Islamic Bank. Syed joined Universal Owner as a research analyst hoping to gain a deeper understanding of financial institutions and how they can bring about indelible systemic change. Before Universal Owner Syed has been actively involved in volunteering and was the co-founder of Eik Koshish, an NGO based in Pakistan dedicated to reducing plastic pollution on beaches