Luke Leslie

Luke Leslie is the co-Founder and CEO of Key Carbon, bringing experience focused on investing, streaming and commodities.

Luke is a founding partner and manager of Private Equity Club L.P., a €338 million fund investing into private equity and co-invests, and is a member of the L.P Advisory Committee for BEXFUND IV.

Luke was formerly Chief Financial Officer and Head of M&A at Shanta Gold Limited, an East African gold producer. Luke has been a Non-Executive Director of Nova Royalty Corp since April 2021 and was a Non-Executive Director at Shanta Gold Limited from 2012 to 2017.

Prior to this he was a member of UBS Investment Bank’s Corporate Finance team and was a management consultant with Accenture where he co-authored a patent incorporating carbon into the Forest Factory Valuation Model.

Luke has lived and worked in China, Hong Kong, Outer Mongolia, Myanmar, and Tanzania. Luke is an alumnus of Edinburgh University and Harvard Business School.