Speakers for GEF 2016

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Alexander Ageev

 

Alexander Ageev

Director General, Institute for Economic Strategies, Russia
Director of Globethics.net Russia
 
Professor Ageev holds a D.SC. in Economics and is a Professor and Academician at the European Academy of Natural Sciences, Executive Director of the International League of Strategic Management, Assessment and Accounting (ILSM), President of the Future Studies International Academy and Director General of the Sorokin-N. Kondratieff International Institute. He has worked in top positions in the USSR Academy of Sciences, the Ministry of Foreign Economic Affairs, dealing in aerospace and atomic industries and strategic planning issues. 

Christian Anieke

 

Christian Anieke

Founder and Vice-Chancellor of Godfrey Okoye University, Nigeria
 
Prof. Anieke got his first degree in Education and English from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. After graduation, he was admitted at the Seat of Wisdom Seminary, Owerri, to study philosophy. He then studied Catholic Theology at the University of Innsbruck.
He was ordained a Catholic priest in 2000 and obtained three additional degrees: a master's degree in Biblical Theology, a master's degree in English and American Studies and a Ph.D. in English. His research and studies took him to Bath Language School, Oxford University, Glasgow and the University of Muenster. Christian Anieke became a visiting professor at Enugu State University of Science and Technology in 1997.
He founded Godfrey Okoye University for the Catholic Diocese of Enugu in 2009. He is currently the Vice-Chancellor of Godfrey Okoye University. He is a native of Ezeagu in Enugu State and also an honourary citizen of Mitterikirchen in Austria.

Luke Okechukwu Anike

 

Luke Okechukwu Anike

Vice-Chancellor, Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), Nigeria
 
Professor Luke Okechukwu Anike holds a BSc in Geology from the University of Benin, Nigeria, a MSc in Economic Geology and Geochemistry from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and a PhD from the University of Southampton. He is a registered consultant Geologist.
Professor Anike is a seasoned academic who is widely respected in his various areas of expertise; he has earned several academic Honours and Awards, among which the Commonwealth Scholarship Award, University of Southampton England and the Best Postgraduate student Award, Faculty of Physical Sciences, University of Nigeria Nsukka.

Kamel Ayadi

 

Kamel Ayadi

Minister of Public Services, Governance and Anti-corruption, Government of Tunisia.
Founding Chairman of the Global Infrastructure Anti-corruption Centre for MENA Region, Founder of World Ethic and Leadership Institute (WELI), Tunisia. Former Globethics.net National Contact Tunisia
 
Mr Ayadi has served many governmental positions: Secretary of State, Chairman of the Tunisian Regulatory Authority of Telecommunications and Senator, President of the World Federation of Engineering Organisations, founding chairman of its standing committee on Anti-corruption (2007-2014).
He has successfully developed and implemented a number of capacity building programmes on ethics and anti-corruption in Tunisia and MENA countries. 
 

Tian Belawati

Tian Belawati

Rector of Terbuka University aka Indonesia Open University
Former President of the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE)
 
Dr Belawati holds a PhD in educational Studies from the University of British Columbia. She is also a Doctor Honoris Causa in Letters at Wawasan Open University, Malaysia. From 2008 to 2010, she was successively the Secretary General and the President of the Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU). She won the distinguished Individual Promoter Award in 2014 from the African Council for Distant Education and is an Honorary Professor at Tianjin Radio and TV University, China.

Martin Brasser

 

Martin Brasser

Lecturer, Business School, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Switzerland, Managing Director of "Philosophie und Management"
 
Dr Brasser earned his doctorate degree in philosophy and theology in 1995 and has been working in the fields of ethics, history of philosophy and philosophy of religion. Publications (in German): Macht, am liebsten grenzenlos; Freiräume und Intuition, Gestaltungsaufgabe für die Führung von Innovation; Verbindlichkeit durch Methode. Warum der Schweizer Ethikkodex das Thema Whistleblowing zurecht nicht aufgreift.  Philosophische Texte von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart. 
 

Ani Casimir Kingston Chukwunonyelum

 

Ani Casimir Kingston Chukwunonyelum

Director Strategic Contacts, Office of the Vice-Chancellor, UNN, Nigeria
 
Dr Casimir is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy and Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for African Studies and at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Nigeria. He is a consultant and facilitator for UNESCO, UNDP and WIPO. 
He was Programme Director of the Catholic Institute for Development, Justice and Peace, CIDJAP in Enugu, Nigeria and Human Rights Officer for persecuted Christians. He publishes extensively on philosophy and on many aspects of development.
 

Nazreen Dasoo

 

Nazreen Dasoo

UNESCO/UNITWIN Chair on a research project on Education
Senior lecturer, Researcher, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
 
For the past ten years Dr Dasoo has taught Values and Human Rights Education and supervises masters and PhD whose theses focus on some aspect of values education. Appointed in 2005 as project leader on a South African National Values Education Initiative, funded by DFID and since 2010, UNESCO/UNITWIN Chair on a research project entitled, "Learning to live together and learning to be: A multi-faceted evaluation inquiry of an international Values Education program".  Co-directs an International Research Consortium in Values Education with Professor Andy Furco. 

François Dermange

 

François Dermange 

Professor of Ethics, University of Geneva
 
Graduated from HEC-Paris, François Dermange was first consultant with Arthur Andersen. He then undertook theological studies in Paris and Geneva, where he did his thesis on Adam Smith (The God Market, Ethics, economics and theology in the work of Adam Smith, Geneva, Labor et Fides, 2003 ).
He then became professor of ethics at the Faculty of Theology of Geneva, where he was dean for four years (2005-2009). One of his main research areas is on Calvin and the ethics of the Reformed tradition. He has published extensively in this field and is currently completing a book on Calvin's ethics.
Moreover, he also works on the ethics of the economy and sustainable development, teaching business ethics to HEC graduates.

Nikolaos Dimitriadis

 

Nikolaos Dimitriadis

Musician and Adjunct Professor of World Religions at the American College of Thessaloniki
Globethics.net National Contact Greece
 
Nikolaos Dimitriadis earned his Ph.D. in Interfaith Dialogue (University of Thessaloniki). He has participated in many conferences, where he presented his post-doctoral research on the interreligious and theological aspects of climate change. He was elected as member of the selection Committee in the Center of Ecumenical, Missiological and Environmental Studies "Metropolitan Panteleimon Papageorgiou" (2015). Nikolaos is also a singer/composer; and leads the GANG, a high-energy musical group from Greece, he has arranged a number of concerts in Greece, Europe, and the US. He is currently on his 1st World Tour in 2016.

Joan Dubinsky

 

Joan Dubinsky 

Member of the Globethics.net Board, United-States
 
Dr Dubinsky has thirty years of professional experience in business ethics, corporate compliance, and corporate social responsibility. She has served as the chief ethicist for several leading international organizations and corporations, including the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, BAE Systems Inc., The MITRE Corporation, and the American Red Cross. Her portfolio includes ethical leadership, program effectiveness, provision of confidential advice, retaliation protection and prevention, whistleblowing, asset and interest disclosure systems, and ethical risk assessment. She is a Kallman Executive Fellow with the Center for Business Ethics, Bentley University, Waltham, Massachusetts and a Founding Member on the Advisory Board of the National Center of Ethics and Social Responsibility, St. Thomas Aquinas College, Sparkill, New York. 
 

Bruno Frischherz

 

Bruno Frischherz

Professor of Communication and Business Ethics, Business School, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Switzerland
 
Dr Frischherz has special interests in discourse analysis, adult development, corporate social responsibility, and ethics of technology. His publications in German include topics on "Integrität im Managementalltag. Ethische Dilemmas im Managementalltag erfassen und lösen; Betriebswirtschaft und Management in Fallstudien; Führung lernen. Fallstudien zu Führung, Personalmanagement und Organisation. Management des Umfeldes;  Das Management-Modell der Hochschule Luzern – Wirtschaft and many more.

Walter Fust

 

Walter Fust

Ambassador and President of Globethics.net, Switzerland
 
Dr h.c. Ambassador Walter Fust studied public administration at the University of St. Gallen and had a diplomatic career serving at the Swiss Embassies in Baghdad and Tokyo. He was Managing Director of the Swiss Trade Promotion Office (OSEC), Secretary General of the Ministry of Interior and headed the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) for 15 years. He holds mandates with the UN namely with the Broadband Commission ITU/UNESCO and the Committee of Experts on Public Management (CEPA)). He also serves on the Board of a number of international institutions such as the Coalition for Dialogue on Africa, Forum of Federations, International Risk Governance Council/IRGC, Library of Alexandria including national foundations.
 

Fredrik Galtung

 

Fredrik Galtung

President, IntegrityAction, UK
 
Over the past 20 years, Fredrik has consulted on strategic corruption control in more than 40 countries, working with governments, international organisations (Council of Europe, World Bank, UN secretariat, UNDP, UNESCO, Unicef, UN Office of Drugs and Crime, etc.), several companies, foundations and governments and development agencies. Fredrik is considered one of the foremost experts on measurements and metrics pertaining to corruption, fraud and organizational integrity. His expertise in this matter and strategic corruption control has been sought by the UN Secretariat, the World Bank, the Offices of the Presidents Nicaragua, Mexico, Benin, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, the Philippines as well as by specialised anti-corruption agencies, civil society groups, academics and development organisations.

Dorothy Gao Huan

 

Dorothy Gao Huan

Programme Executive Globethics.net China
Programme Director, Centre for International Business Ethics CIBE, Beijing, China
 
Ms Gao Huan graduated from the School of International Trades at the University of Business and Economics and received her Masters degree from Loughborough University, in England. She worked as the program director of the Masters of Sustainable Development Program (MSD) and at the Academic Centre of curriculum development.
Currently she is taking responsibility for the administration of the Annual International Conference and the Corporate Social Responsibility Essay Competition that has attracted competing students from the most prestigious Chinese universities. 
 

Olivier Guillet

 

Olivier Guillet

Dean of International Affairs, INSEEC Group of Business Schools, France
 
Mr Guillet has been International Director for INSEEC Group since 2010. He leads and supervises international academics, international projects, campuses and recruitment for all insitutions within INSEEC Group. He has been holding various positions within INSEEC since 2002 such as Dean of Studies, Director of Admissions, Professor of International Management. Prior to this, he was holding International Management positions in the Mining Industry. Olivier is also a trained professional pianist and composer and speaks French, English, Spanish, Portuguese and Japanese. Olivier is a graduate of Lyon III University and Leicester University in International Management. In 2017, he will be completing his doctoral degree in Leadership Studies and Analytical Psychology.

Michel Guilmault

 

Michel Guilmault

Director of International Development at INSEEC Chambéry Campus, France
 
Mr Michel Guilmault has been working in the field of International Higher Education for 25 years. Mr Guilmault has been an active Board Member of EAIE (European Association for International Education) for nine years and is now a Board Member of CIDD (Consortium of International Dual Degrees). Michel is an authority on the Erasmus process, a leading exchange program throughout Europe, for the French Erasmus national Agency. Mr Guilmault has travelled extensively throughout Europe, Asia and the United States setting up dual degrees & cooperation agreements and recruiting students. He has presented at leading international conferences and has participated of professional development workshops worldwide (AIEA, APAIE, EAIE and NAFSA).
 

Ignace Haaz

 

Ignace Haaz

Programme Executive Online Ethics Library and Managing Editor, Globethics.net, Switzerland
 
Ignace Haaz, Ph.D., has been responsible for the Globethics Ethics Library as Programme Executive since 2012 and is also the Managing Editor of Globethics Publications. He previously achieved a Post-doc in applied ethics at the University of Fribourg, publishing: La Solidarité (2012), and Les normes pénales chez Rawls (2010). He is the co-author of the Climate Justice Charter (2016, French version 2015).
He defended his doctoral dissertation at the University of Geneva in 2004 and was awarded great honours.
 

Heidi Hadsell

 

Heidi Hadsell

President of Hartford Seminary and Professor of Social Ethics, United-States
 
Heidi Hadsell, Ph.D., serves on a variety of boards including Arigatou International, Globethics.net, the Advisory Committee to the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion, the Association of Theological Schools in North America and Canada, and the Plowshares Institute.
Dr Hadsell is a member of the International Resource Panel for the Islamic Council of Singapore (MUIS) and she is also on the Abrahamic Forum Steering Committee of the International Council of Christians and Jews. Before she came to Hartford Seminary in 2000 she was Director of the Ecumenical Institute of the World Council of Churches in Bossey, Switzerland. She taught at the Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Brazil, before joining the faculty of McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago, as Assistant Professor of Social Ethics in 1989. At McCormick, she became Dean in 1993 and Professor of Social Ethics in 1994.

Nguyen Hoang Anh

 

Nguyen Hoang Anh

Associate Professor of CSR, Foreign Trade University, Hanoi, Vietnam
 
Associate Professor Nguyen Hoang Anh is from the Foreign Trade University (FTU), Hanoi, Vietnam, where she teaches International Trade, International Business and Negotiation. Her research and expertise is in business culture, business ethics, CSR and cross-cultural management. She is co-author of four textbooks on International Business (2012), Negotiation (2012), International Trade (2013) and Business Culture (2008). She has contributed chapters to two books in Germany and Denmark and published several research papers in Korea, Australia, Germany and Switzerland. She is also a regular contributor for several prestigious Vietnamese magazines such as the Trade Review Magazine, Saigon Economic Times and the International Economic Magazine. She studied at Hanoi University, the Foreign Trade University in Hanoi and at the University of Economics, Prague in the Czech Republic. 
 

Obiora Ike

Obiora Ike 

Executive Director, Globethics.net Head Office in Geneva (from July 2016)
Professor of Ethics and Intercultural Studies, Godfrey Okoye University, Nigeria 
 
Obiora Ike is a human rights activist, development practitioner, public speaker, author, teacher, pastor and bridge-builder across continents. Dr Ike studied in Nigeria, Austria, Germany, France and UK, and holds degrees in Philosophy, Theology, Economics, Journalism and Political Science. He received his doctorate in Bonn, Germany, with specialization in Christian Social Principles in 1986. Dr Ike is also Founder and Director of the Catholic Institute for Development Justice Peace and Caritas, Nigeria. 
 

Zibuyile Jafta

 

Zibuyile Jafta

Deputy Director Ethics Office, University of South Africa (Unisa), South Africa
 
Zibuyile Jafta is currently studying for a doctorate in public administration on the evolution of moral reasoning in the South African Public Service. Her first degree was in psychology and she holds an MPhil in workplace ethics and post-graduate diplomas in corporate law, corporate governance and compliance management. 
During her career to date in South Africa she has worked at the National Prosecuting Authority, the Competition Commission, the office of the Auditor General South Africa and at the South African Social Security Agency where she served as a certified ethics officer and corporate governance manager before joining Unisa in October 2015.
 

Thomas Kesselring

 

Thomas Kesselring

Retired, Visiting Professor of Ethics at the Pedagogical University of Mozambique
 
Dr Kesselring was Director of the Teachers Seminary in Switzerland from 1991-1998. He holds a PhD in Philosophy from Heidelberg, a Post-Doc from Berlin and was a Professor of Philosophy at universities in Brazil, El Salvador, Germany, Mozambique and Switzerland. He was Professor of Ethics at the Pedagogical University of Berne from 2002-2013 and since 2008 has worked in cooperation with the Pedagogical University of Mozambique to establish a Master's degree and PhD course in Philosophy. He has authored books and articles on ethics and development, ethics and education and has written a manual on ethics for educators.

Paulachan Kochappilly

 

Paulachan Kochappilly

President and Professor of Moral Theology at Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore, India
Director of Globethics.net India 
 
Prof. Dr Paulachan Kochappilly, CMI is the President of Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Pontifical Athe-naeum of Theology, Philosophy, and Canon Law, Bengaluru, India. Professor of Moral Theology at the Athenaeum and teaching  Christian ethics at various Institutes in India, he was the Dean, Faculty of Theology at the Athenaeum and Head of the Department of Theology, Christ University, Bengaluru. Dr Kochappilly has published number of books and articles in national and international journals. 
 

Philippe Laurent

 

Philippe Laurent

Professor of International Business and Management
 
Philippe Laurent is a PhD candidate in International Economics with the University of St-Gallen. He holds a Masters in Asian Studies from the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of Interna-tional Studies, an EMBA in Management of Technology (MoT) from EPFL-HEC University of Lausanne and the University of Texas in Austin, USA and an MBA with major in Marketing from EM-Lyon and IMD Certificate in management of services. His first degree was in Economics and International Trade from EDC-Paris. He has over 20 years of experience as a CEO, in general management or executive positions in Switzerland, Europe and Asia, plus 10 years of consulting, training, coaching and teaching at company and university level, mostly MBAs/EMBAs. He is an expert in Intercultural Management at the Council of Europe and the Confederation (OFPER) and a Senior Consultant and Researcher on China matters for European SMEs and on International Strategy for start-ups.
 

Iris Liu

 

Iris Liu

Programme Executive Globethics.net China, Beijing
 
Iris Liu graduated from the University of Paris Dauphine with a Master's Degree in Sustainable Development Management. Her research is related to corporate social responsibility, environmental management, ecological cities, gender discrimination, microfinance, climate change, and other sustainable development-related disciplines. Before she worked with CIBE, Ms Liu worked in the advertising and furniture industry. She is now the Sustainable Project Manager and is responsible for the series of college students CSR package including the Future Cities (China) design Competition, the Annual CSR Essay Competition, Climate Change Campus Tour, and the Business Negotiations Competition.

Florencia Luna

 

Florencia Luna

Director of Bioethics Program, FLACSO, Buenos Aires, Argentina 
Director of Globethics.net South America
 
Prof. Dr. Florencia Luna directs the Program of Bioethics and teaches bioethics at FLACSO (Latin American University of Social Sciences). She is Principal Researcher at CONICET (National Scientific and Technological Research Council). She has been the President of the International Association of Bioethics (IAB) 2003 to 2005. She is Temporary Advisor of the World Health Organization (WHO) since 1997. She is member of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) of Tropical Disease Research (TDR) at WHO. She is in the Steering Committee of the Global Forum on Bioethics in Research (GFBR). 
 

Buhle Mbambo-Thata

 

Buhle Mbambo-Thata

Executive Director, Library Services, University of South Africa Unisa, Johannesburg, South Africa
 
Prior to her current position she served as University Librarian of the University of Zimbabwe. She is currently a member of the Governing Board of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). She was a member of the Strategic Advisory Network of the Global Libraries Programme of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Library Network of Association of Commonwealth Libraries, chairperson of the E-Knowledge Society for Women in Southern Africa, the advisory committees of the eIFL Found.net and the Gender in Africa Information Network. Her research interests are focussed on women and ICT, ICT on mobile devices.
 

Deivit Montealegre

 

Deivit Montealegre

Programme Executive Globethics.net South America
 
Deivit Montealegre holds a doctorate in theology from the university institute ISEDET in Buenos Aires, Argentina on World Religions for Peace. He studied for his masters in classical studies at the University of Buenos Aires, for his theology degree at the university institute UNIBAUTISTA in Colombia and has taken courses at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, Hanshin University in Seoul, South Korea and at Emmanuel College of Victoria University in the University of Toronto, Canada. He has taught classical Greek in Colombia, been an intern at the Foreign Ministry of Argentina and worked at ISEDET in their publications and research department. He has been with Globethics.net since 2012 as a library submitter and since 2014 as the Programme Executive for South America based in Buenos Aires.

Juny Montoya

 

Juny Montoya

Director, Centro de Ética Aplicada, Universidad de Los Andes, Columbia
 
Juny Montoya holds a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Illinois, is Associate Professor and Head of the Center for Research and Teaching on Education (CIFE) at the University of Los Andes in Colombia. She teaches graduate courses in Curriculum and Pedagogy, Qualitative Research Methods, and Program Evaluation. Dr Montoya is a member of the American Evaluation Association. Her current research interests are Problem Based Learning, Active Learning, Participatory Evaluation, and Education for Democracy.

Aidan Msafiri

 

Aidan Msafiri

Professor of Social Ethics, Environmental and Climate Change and Business Ethics 
Advisory Board Member, Globethics.net East Africa, Tanzania
 
Rev. Prof. Dr Aidan G. Msafiri taught at Mwenge University and St. Augustine, Mwanza and Mtwara Colleges of Tanzania. Prof. Msafiri is the author of five books and dozens of papers published globally (also with Globethics.net). He is a consultant and researcher for the Ministry of Mineral and Energy in Tanzania, for the Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) as well as the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in Dar es Salaam. He is an Ambassador for Climate Change.

Katrin Muff

 

Katrin Muff

Dean of Business School Lausanne, Switzerland
 
A Swiss native, Muff began her career with Schindler Lifts in Lucerne, then in Australia, and holds both a Doctoral and MBA degree from Business School Lausanne. Appointed Dean at BSL in 2008, Dr Muff ensures real-life business direction by merging her entrepreneurial and corporate background with the academic world. Past positions included the creation of Yupango, a coaching consultancy dedicated to developing start-ups and training management teams and several positions in Russia, Europe and USA. She is a leading driver in the global 50+20-agenda for new models of sustainable business schools.
 

Jennifer Nicolay

 

Jennifer Nicolay

Student Network for Ethics in Economics in Practice (SNEEP), Germany
 
Jennifer Nicolay has been working with SNEEP since 2012. Since 2014 she has been an author and editor on feminist and interreligious topics at INTA Interreligiöses Forum. She is also on the editorial staff of Macondo Publishing GmbH in Münster, Germany, where she edits and carries out research on CSR. Her other areas of interest lie in systems coaching, sustainability, philosophy, banking, interreligious dialogue and gender studies.

 

Mary Gloria C. Njoku

Professor of Psychology and Dean of the Faculty of Management and Social Sciences at Godfrey Okiye University, Enugu, Nigeria
 
She lectures courses in Psychology and coordinates the research ethics certification program of the University. Mary Gloria's research interests include functional education, chronic health, peace and mentoring. She founded the annual Youth Peace Conference and Peace Club in Nigeria. She has a wide range of publications in her research field. Mary Gloria holds a Master and PhD in Clinical Psychology, a Postdoctorate in Psychopharmacology and an Med in Information Technology.

Elizabeth Nduku

 

Elizabeth Nduku

Director, Centre for Social Justice and Ethics, Nairobi, Kenya and 
Director, Globethics.net East Africa Regional Programme
 
A Religious Catholic Sister and holder of a PhD in leadership Eliabeth Nduku is currently the Director of the Centre for Social Justice and Ethics at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) in Nai-robi, Kenya. She has competencies in and has published articles on the following areas, among others: educational leadership and management; research methods; peace building and Catholic Social Doctrine; change management and peace building; conflict management; and skills in promoting human rights

Prince Nnagozie

 

Prince Nnagozie

Chief Social Architect and Projects Director – Bridges to Goodness Projects and Co-founder of Good Character Development Initiative, Nigeria
 

Editor in Chief/Publisher of an ethical Culture program "Your Choices Count", a character and lifeskill development agenda journal and online application.

Nina Mariani Noor

 

Nina Mariani Noor

Programme Executive, Globethics.net Indonesia
 
Nina Mariani Noor holds a Ph.D. from ICRS (Indonesia Consortium of Religious Studies) in Inter-religious Studies at the Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta Indonesia. She was a visiting scholar with the anthropology department at Boston University, USA during her doctoral studies and she has an MA in social work from IIS UIN Sunan Kalijaga. She has been the Programme Executive of the Globethics.net Indonesia Regional Programme since 2011, worked in disaster relief as a volunteer and is a private English tutor in her spare time.
 

Andras Ocsai

 

Andras Ocsai

Researcher, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary
Globethics.net National Contact Hungary
 
Andras Ocsai worked for several companies and also in the public sector after graduation at the Corvinus University of Budapest in 2002. Then, he found his way back to his alma mater and started his Ph.D. studies in 2012 at the Business Ethics Center. 
The title of his PhD project is ‘Value-oriented business and ecological transformation'. He assists the European SPES Institute to organise its activities and projects.

Benjamin Chukwuma Ozumba

 

Benjamin Chukwuma Ozumba

Vice Chancellor, University of Nigeria (UNN), Nigeria
 
Professor Ozumba has over thirty years of professional and administrative experience with considerable knowledge of project planning and management gained both in academia and the wider industrial sector. He studied medicine at the University of Lagos. He gained his postgraduate qualifications from the Royal College of Obstetrician and Gynaecology in the UK and College of Surgeons in the US. He is an established researcher of international repute with numerous publications in Gynaecology, Oncology, General Surgery, Abortion/Reproductive System and Maternal and Fetal Medicine. He was a Professor/Consultant in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the Faculty of Medical Sciences and Dentistry at UNN.
 

Dewi Padmo

 

Dewi Padmo

Vice Rector, Universitas Terbuka, Indonesia
 
The career of Dewi Padmo at Universitas Terbuka began in 1987 where she was a lecturer at the FKIP-UT and then she continued her studies for a Master's Degree at Concordia University, Montreal, where she obtained the title of Master of Arts in 1991. Her undergraduate and graduate degrees were in education technology, which made it easier for her to study instructional design for distance educational materials. This educational background paved the way for her to become the Head of the UT-Multi Media Production Center from 1991 to 1998. After actively serving in the Multi Media Production Center, Dewi was offered the chance to become the Assistant Deputy Rector for Academic Affairs, and was later assigned as the Head of the Research Center.
 

Prof. Divya Singh

 

Divya Singh

Vice Principal, Advisory & Assurance Services, University of Unisa, South Africa
Director of Globethics.net Southern Africa
 
Divya Singh holds an LLD and is an admitted Advocate of the High Court of South Africa. Dr Singh has worked in academic management, starting as the Head of Department of Private Law at the University of Durban-Westville and currently serving as the Vice Principal of the Advisory and Assurance Services at Unisa. Divya Singh is responsible for Internal Audit, the Legal Service Office, Enterprise Risk Management and Compliance and the Ethics Office. She also serves as the advisor to the Vice Chancellor of the University. 

Arnold Smit

 

Arnold Smit

Director, University of Stellenbosch Business School, South Africa
 
Dr Smit holds an honors degree in philosophy and a doctorate in theology. He served as a parish minister, a leadership and organisational development consultant and a human resources executive of a financial services firm. 
Dr Smit is also President of the Business Ethics Network of Africa (BEN Africa) and a trustee of SEED Educational Trust, a non-profit organisation that builds leadership and change management capacity in the educational and social sectors. 
 
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Christoph Stückelberger

President (as of July 2016, until then Executive Director) and Founder, Globethics.net, Switzerland
 
He is part-time Professor of Ethics at University of Basel, Switzerland, Moscow Engineering and Phys-ics Institute, Godfroy Okoye University in Nigeria and Kingdom Business College Beijing. He was Director of the Institute for Theology and Ethics of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches, Director of the development organisation Bread for all, Founder/President of Transparency International Switzerland, member of the bioethics Committee of the Swiss Government. He is author of many books and articles, published in 7 languages.

Siti Syamsiyatun

 

Siti Syamsiyatun

Professor, Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS), Yogyakarta, Indonesia and
Director of the Globethics.net Indonesia Regional Programme
 
Siti Syamsiyatun holds a PhD in Politics from Monash University, Australia (2006), an MA in Islamic Studies from McGill University, Canada (1998) and a Dra from the Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (1991). She is Senior Lecturer of the Faculty of Dakwah UIN Sunan Kalijaga (State Islamic University) Sunan Kalijaga; Director, Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS) –an international Ph D program on Inter-religious Studies sponsored by Gadjah Mada University, UIN Sunan Kalijaga and Duta Wacana Christian University  and Director, Globethics.net Indonesia.
 

 

Gard Titlestad

 

Gard Titlestad 

Secretary General, International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE), Norway
 
Mr Titlestad joined the ICDE in August 2011 after six years at the Nordic Council of Ministers in Copenhagen, where he was Head of the Department for Knowledge and Welfare. Before joining the Nordic Council of Ministers, he served as Research Counsellor for Norway in Brussels, facilitating Norwegian participation in European cooperation, including on Information Society initiatives. He participated in the executive team of the Norwegian delegation to the European Union. His experience of international cooperation on research and development and IT spans many areas from concrete cooperation within cancer research, major developments on the oceans, to broad Information Society initiatives.
 

Cui Wantian

 

Cui Wantian

Entrepreneur, Professor of Economics, University of Beijing, China
Member of the Globethics.net Board of Foundation, China
 
Prof. Cui Wantian is Entrepreneur of IT Companies in China, Director of the Centre for Enterprise at Renmin University, Beijing and the Centre for Regional Economics at Liaoning University China. He is also the President of Kingdom Business College in Hongkong and Beijing. He is a member of the Boards of Moukden Theological College, Zhongnan Theological College and of Shengjing Bank. He is also the Art Director of Rainbow Christian Art Space Institute in China. 

Peter Wells

 

Peter Wells

Chief of Section Higher Education, Division for Policies/Lifelong Learning Systems, UNESCO, Paris
 
Peter J. Wells PhD joined UNESCO in Paris in February 2016 after having served as Director of Bucharest College (BPTC), Romania from 2013. Prior to that he was the Higher Education Programme Specialist at UNESCO in Paris for a year in 2012 and at UNESCO's European Centre for Higher Education in Bucharest for eight years where he was also Director ai. He started his career as a political risk analyst, a special education consultant then as a lecturer in Poland and academic supervisor in the UAE. He holds doctorates in education and in philosophy, a masters in international relations, two post-graduate qualifications and a degree in European studies. 
 
Claudia Mariéle Wulf

Claudia Mariéle Wulf 

Professor of moral theology in Tilburg/NL
 
Dr. phil. Dr. theol. Mariéle Wulf is professor of moral theology and Christian ethics in the Netherlands and leads a praxis of counseling in St. Gallen/CH. In several monographs her research focusses on philosophical and theological anthropology and moral theology (handbook). Besides she studies the outcomes of traumatical experiences on the person and is known for her research on Edith Stein (IASPES www.edithsteincircle.com).