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Lila Preston

Partner, Generation Investment Management (Observer)

Lila joined Generation in 2004 and is the Co-Head of the Growth Equity strategy. Prior to joining Generation, Lila was a Director of Finance & Development at VolunteerMatch in San Francisco, and also a consultant for clients such as Save the Children (YouthNoise). Prior to joining VolunteerMatch, she was a Fulbright Fellow in Southern Chile where she worked on community-based forestry and conservation projects.

Lila graduated with honors from Stanford University with a BA in English and Latin American Studies. She also received an MBA from the London Business School. Lila is also a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. Lila speaks fluent Spanish.

Lila serves as a Board Director for CIBO Technologies, Recyclebank, and Seventh Generation’s Social Mission Board, as well as Board Observer for Optoro.