Simon Hopkins, founder and CEO of Milltrust International, oversees institutional investments across a range of public and alternative assets. Milltrust is invested across 32 developing public equity markets, where returns have been three times those of the MSCI Emerging Markets index, since inception. The company also has substantial institutional allocations to farmland investments in Australia and New Zealand, generating a coupon of 5.5%. It has exposure in science and technology investments through the British Innovation Fund, partnering with Oxford, Cambridge, Edinburgh and Exeter universities. Sustainable prosperity is a key investment theme across the firm.