Resident city: Pelham, NY

Previously the Chief Operating Officer at ClientEarth, Cory is a graduate from Columbia Law School, where she clerked for a federal judge, worked for Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York City as a litigator and then shifted to corporate law at Coudert Brothers after moving to Hong Kong. Cory formerly ran the business affairs group for Walt Disney Television International (Asia Pacific) based in Hong Kong, covering New Zealand through the Middle East. After moving to the UK to become head of business development for a Swedish group which had created an interactive entertainment product, she worked for Jacob Rothschild as a senior corporate advisor. Cory has also been a member of the board of the Gate Theatre in Notting Hill, served as the president of the Phillips Exeter Association of the UK and has advised and raised money for Exeter, Cancer Research (UK) and the Gate Theatre.