The Young Global Leader honor is bestowed by the World Economic Forum each year to recognize the most distinguished leaders under the age of 38, who are shaking up policy, society and the world around them.
Nominated from around the world, the young leaders are assessed according to rigorous selection criteria and have demonstrated their commitment to serving society. The Forum of YGLs works closely with the World Economic Forum to integrate young leaders into deep interaction with other stakeholders of global society.
Lucy d'Arville is a partner with Bain & Company in Sydney and a Young Global Leader since 2019. She joined Bain in 2005 in Sydney and returned in 2012 broadening her general management expertise for four years at Achilles Group in London. She joined Achilles in a strategy role; then was Director of Carbon Reduction Services, starting a new business to measure and reduce greenhouse gas emissions of suppliers; and finally was Global Sector Director FMCG–establishing a global supplier prequalification system for 100,000+ suppliers. She now leads Bain Australia's Healthcare practice and is a core member of Bain's APAC Financial Services and Performance Improvement practices. Lucy has been active in social engagement from a young age and is recognized for her inspirational leadership and commitment to investing in people at Bain. She has significantly contributed to combating disadvantage through local organizations such as OzHarvest, and Restacking the Odds, and her leadership of Bain's Social Impact program.
Fabrice Franzen is a partner in the South Africa office of Bain & Company, a member of the firm’s Global Financial Services Practice and a Young Global Leader since 2014. In addition to his full-time commitment to growing the practice in the region, he is highly engaged in pro bono efforts, including leading Bain’s community program Bain Cares and working with disadvantaged youth on the Alexandra Township educational project where he advises a local NGO in developing educational programs for teenagers.
Torsten Lichtenau is a partner with Bain & Company in London and was named a Young Global Leader in 2016. He has accumulated extensive international experience since joining the firm in 2004, having been based in Bain's London, Dusseldorf and Johannesburg offices and having worked in Europe, Africa and the US. Recognized as a top performer with unique expertise in corporate transformations, he has worked across industries with a focus on oil and gas. He heads the Results Delivery® practice in the UK and is a key member in Bain's Global Organization practice, with major IP contributions on complexity reduction. He is a core trainer at the Bain Academy in South Africa, developing the next generation of Africa's leaders. Torsten holds a PhD in business administration from the WHU, summa cum laude, and graduated with distinction in business administration from Saarland University.
Prashant Sarin is a partner in Bain & Company's Silicon Valley office. He is an active contributor to the firm's Telecommunications, Media and Technology, Strategy and Organization practices. Since joining Bain in 2006, Prashant has directed transformation programs with large family-managed business conglomerates in the US, Southeast Asia and India. Prashant was selected as one of India's Hottest "40 Under 40" business leaders by The Economic Times in 2015, and as one of India's 25 Hottest Young Executives by Business Today in 2014. He was named a Young Global Leader in 2015.