Board of Foundation Board of Foundation
Geneva, Switzerland, 25 June 2016 Board Members - taken in 2016
(Guido Sacco, Heidi Hadsell, Samuel Kobia, Joan Dubinsky, Jill Cousins, Walter Fust (former Board President), Christoph Stückelberger, Siti Syamsiyatun, Obiora Ike, Cui Wantian and Lucy Howe López (staff member) - Picture I. Haaz / Globethics net)

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Board Members

Prof. Dr. Christoph Stückelberger, Executive Director & FounderProf. Dr Christoph Stückelberger (Switzerland) Founder and President

PhD in theological ethics (peace ethics) and habilitation in environmental ethics;
Founding President of (2004 - 2008)
Executive Director of (since 2008)

Professor of Ethics at University of Basel

Mr. Jean-Claude Bastos de Morais, Globethics Board Member (Switzerland/Angola)Mr Jean-Claude Bastos de Morais (Switzerland/Angola)

International Investor and Entrepreneur and Innovation Specialist;
Member of the Board of Quantum Global Group, AIF, Fundo Activo de Capital de Risco Angolano (FACRA) etc.;
Founder of the African Innovation Foundation (AIF);
Sponsor of the African Law Libray (ALL);

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Photo: Ms. Joan Dubinsky, Board Member (USA)

Ms Joan Dubinsky (USA)
Guest Lecturer Brandeis University, Notre Dame University and University of Illinois;
Former Director / Chief Ethics Officer for the United Nations.



Pablo GentiliDr Pablo Gentili (Argentina)
General Secretary of CLACSO, the Latin American Council for Social Sciences in Buenos Aires, Argentina;
Professor of Education Policy at the State University in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil




Ms Ouyporn Khuankaew (Thailand)
Co-founder and lead trainer of the International Women's Partnership for Peace and Justice (IWP);
Former trainer for the gender programme of the INEB (International Socially Engaged Buddhists) 

Mrs. Ndidi Okonkwo NwuneliMs Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli (Nigeria)
Founder of Leadership, Effectiveness, Accountability, Professionalism (LEAP Africa);
Co-Founder of AACE Food Processing & Distribution, an indigenous agroprocessing company;
Partner at Sahel Capital, an advisory and private equity firm focused on agribusiness in West Africa;
Director of the African Philanthropy Forum





Mr Walter Linsi (Switzerland)
Co-founder and member of the U.W. Linsi Foundation;
Co-founder of the Belimo Holding Company 


Dr. Guido Sacco, Globethics Board Member (Switzerland)
Dr Guido Sacco (Switzerland)
General Manager, Bestimmo Suisse SA  Real Estate Agent;
Strategic Marketing Advisor and Former Dean of Studies in Neuchâtel/Switzerland.



Prof. Dr Siti Syamsiyatun, Globethics Board Member (Indonesia)
Prof. Dr Siti Syamsiyatun (Indonesia)
Professor, Indonesian Consortuim for religious Studies (ICRS), Yogyakarta, Indonesia;
Director of the Indonesia Regional Programme.



Prof. Dr. Cui Wantian, Globethics Board Member (China)
Prof. Dr Cui Wantian (China)
Founder and Director of Bringspring Science & Technology Co., Ltd;
Professor of Economics, Economic Department, Liaoning University, Shenyang, China;
Owner of companies in Beijing (China) and Boston (USA).


Former Board Members

HE Mr. Walter Fust (Switzerland)
Former Board President (2008-2016)
Former Executive Director of Global Humanitarian Forum Geneva
Former Director of Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC
Video statement of Mr Walter Fust

Ms Jill Cousins (The Netherlands)
Former Board Member (2008-2016)
Programme Director of The European Library
Executive Director of the EDL Foundation
Prof. Dr Heidi Hadsell (USA)
Former Board Member (2008-2016)
President of Hartford Seminary
Professor of Ethics at Hartford Seminary
Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia (Switzerland/Kenya)
Former Board Member (2008-2016)
Special Advisor to the President of Kenya
Former Ecumencial Special Envoy to Sudan
Former Commissioner of the Judicial Service Commission of Kenya
Former General Secretary of the World Council of Churches (2004-2009)
Former General Secretary of the National Council of Churches in Kenya (1987-1993)
Prof. Dr Parichart Suwanbubbha (1958-2016, Thailand)
Former Board Member (2008-2016)
Director of the Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies
Mahidol University, Salaya, Nakornpathom, Thailand.

Prof. Dr Muhammad Machasin (Indonesia)
Former Globethics Board Member (2009-2014)
Director of Islamic Higher Education, Directorate General of Islamic Education,
Ministry of Religious Affairs, Government of Indonesia;
Professor of History of Islamic Studies, State Islamic University, Sunan Kalijaga, Yogyakarta.

Mrs Clotilde Fonseca (Costa Rica)
Former Globethics Board Member (2009-2012)
Former Executive Director of the Omar Dengo Foundation, Costa Rica;

Executive President, Costa Rican Social Assistance Institute (IMAS);
Former Minister of Science and Technology, Government of Costa Rica;

Rector of  Latina University of Costa Rica, a member of Laureate International Universities

Mr S.D. Shibulal (India)
Former Globethics Board Member (2009-2014)
Chief Executive Officer, Infosys, until 2014;
Co-founder and member of the Board, Infosys.

Mr Juan Somavia (Chile)
Former Globethics Board Member (2009-2010);
Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Inter-regional Policy Cooperation;
Former Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO) (1999-2012).
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