Peter Maurer,

president, International Committee of the Red Cross

President of the ICRC since 2012, Peter Maurer has more than doubled the organisation’s budget during this time.  


Paul Geertman,

founder, Aedes Real Estate

Paul Geertman is founder and owner of Amsterdam-based Aedes Real Estate, a property investment and development firm.


Dirk Effenberger,

UBS head investment risk at CIO GWM

Effenberger’s team publishes the UBS Global Risk Radar, an investor’s guide to economic risk.


Ruth Kramer and Thomas Schacht,

owners of Brücke 49

Ruth Kramer and Thomas Schacht’s Brücke 49, is the best, little family-run accommodation at 1300 metres. 


Elise Van Middelem,

founder of SUGi app

Elise Van Middelem is founder of the SUGi app, which supports tree-planting and biodiversity.


Alberto Bertoz,

senior vice-president of V-Zug

Leading the international division of Swiss home-appliances manufacturer, V-Zug, Alberto Bertoz is responsible for all of the company’s markets outside of Switzerland. 


Gnanli Landrou,

co-founder of Oxara

Landrou is a co-founder of Oxara, which transforms construction matter from landfill into sustainable-building materials.



Ambassador Pälvi Pulli,

head of security policy in the Swiss Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport

Ambassador Pälvi Pulli is head of Swiss security policy and an international relations expert.


Petter Neby,

founder & CEO of Punkt

Norwegian technology entrepreneur Petter Neby is the founder and CEO of Punkt among several other innovative brands.



Nora Fehlbaum,

CEO, Vitra

As CEO at Swiss furniture-maker Vitra, Nora Fehlbaum is leading the third generation of the family-owned company.


Kostas Bakoyannis,

mayor of Athens

Kostas Bakoyannis has worked for the European Parliament and the World Bank. He is now mayor of Athens.


Caspar Coppetti,
co-founder, On

In 2010, Caspar Coppetti co-founded Swiss running company On, which is now the world’s fastest-growing sports brand.

Christoph Hoffmann,
co-founder & CEO, 25hours

Christoph Hoffmann is co-founder and CEO of 25hours hotels and is responsible for the expansion of the group and brand.

Plus more speakers still to be announced




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