GRLI - Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative (Sweden)
Anders Aspling is Secretary General of the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative (GRLI) and Senior Adviser of EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development). He received his Ph.D. degree from the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE). Anders was senior vice president of organisational and human resource development for Siab (today NCC), president, dean and managing director of the Swedish Institute of Management (IFL), and a senior associate of the MiL Institute. He recently served as dean of the Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School in Belgium.
Henri-Claude de BETTIGNIES
Emeritius Professor of Leadership and Responsibility, INSEAD - EU Chair Distinguished Professor of Global Governance and Sino European Relations, CEIBS, Shanghai (China)
Henri-Claude de Bettignies hold the European Chair for Global Governance and Sino-European Business Relations at CEIBS and is the Aviva Chair Emeritus Professor of Leadership and Responsibility at INSEAD. He had been teaching ethics at the Stanford Business School (1988-2006), and led the development of the ethics initiative at INSEAD before moving to China where currently he is creating, with CEIBS, the Euro-China Centre for Leadership and Responsibility. Founder of the Euro-Asia Centre at INSEAD (seed of INSEAD successful development in Asia), of CEDRE (Centre for the Study of Development and Responsibility), he has published 7 books and many articles. He is on the Editorial Board of six academic journals.
President, ETHICS SA (Switzerland)
Pascal T. Borel is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of ETHICS SA, which distributes the ETHICS™ certification. The certification protects companies against criminal risks and helps them to establish ties with other firms which share the same ethical values. Mr. Borel is a well-known figure in Swiss and international financial circles and has developed expertise in new product distribution strategy, finance and company management. He has launched successful start-ups focused on value enhancement strategies. Mr. Borel worked as a Director for several multinationals, including Standard & Poors, Fidelity Investments and EIM.
Vice President of the Ecophilos Foundation (Switzerland)
Chief Ethics Officer, BNP PARIBAS (France)
Chief Ethics Officer, Total (France)
CEO, NEXITY (France)
Graduated from the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Lille in 1974, Alain DININ started his career in real estate business in the Bernard ARNAULT Group. He hold between 1979 and 1989 several positions within the Groupe George V who appointed him Managing Director in 1989, then Chairman & C.E.O. in 1997. Three years later, he was appointed Vice-Chairman and Managing Director of Nexity and became Chairman & C.E.O. in 2003. Nexity is today the leading integrated real-estate player in France, offering a combined real-estate development and services package.
Bettina FERDMAN GUERRIER
Founder & CEO, Philias (Switzerland)
CEO, Tiri - Making Integrity Work (UK)
Mary C. GENTILE
Director of the Voice of Values, Aspen Institute (USA)
Deputy Director, Forum for Corporate Sustainability Management (CSM) (Switzerland)
At IMD business school, Dr. Ionescu-Somers leads a partnership of 20 global companies focusing on innovative approaches to sustainability strategy. Previously, she oversaw WWF International project operations worldwide. She was also program manager for WWF Africa and Latin America programs. She holds a Master in Environmental Management from Imperial College, London and a BA, HDE, MA and PhD from the National University of Ireland. Her recent
book "Business Logic for Sustainability; A Food and Beverage Industry
Perspective" was published in 2008.
Founder & Chief Executive of GlobalGiving.co.uk & Teaching Leaders (UK)
Sharath is Founder and Chief Executive of two social enterprises, GlobalGiving.co.uk & Teaching Leaders. GlobalGiving.co.uk enables individuals to directly support vetted grassroots projects all over the developing world, and stay updated with project progress. Teaching Leaders is a leadership programme aimed at raising achievement in the most challenging UK inner-city schools. Sharath was previously in senior management roles at eBay, consultants Booz & Co and international development NGO Action Aid, as well
as running an internet company in Asia. He holds a First Class Honours
degree in Economics from Cambridge University, a Master from Oxford
University, and an MBA with Distinction from INSEAD.
CEO, InnoCSR, Shanghai (China)
Professor, CEIBS (Germany)
structures in global organizations.
Jean Pierre MEAN
Vice President of Transparency International (Switzerland)
Dr. Méan is Vice President of the Swiss Chapter of Transparency International and a member and of the Anticorruption Commission of the
International Chamber of Commerce and of the Board of Trustees of Caux
Initiatives of Change.
Marc le MENESTREL
Professor, University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona (Spain)
"WeDreamBusiness.org" and now proposes "Dreaming Sessions" in his
teaching to executives and business students at UPF (Barcelona) and
Sophie de MENTHON
President of ETHIC Association (France)
She was nominated in 1998 to the financial commission of the Social and
Economic Council, then to the COSA – Conseil d'orientation de la
simplification administrative - in 2003. Sophie de Menthon participates
every week as a commentator on the radio programmes: "Les Grandes
Gueules" on RMC and in "Good Morning Business" on BFM. She is currently
member of the « Comité éthique du Mouvement des Entreprises de France »
(MEDEF) and consultant for a better integration of ethics in companies.
General Director, UNO, Geneva (Switzerland)*
Professor, Harvard University (USA)
Professor, University of Pretoria (South Africa)
Professor, INSEAD (France)
international companies. His interests lie in creating profitable lines of
business in environments with substantial information gaps.
Loïc leads INSEAD's Africa Initiative, which aims to attract more African
talent and increase the amount of African content (cases, projects,
experiences) in INSEAD programs.
Dr. Mallika SARABHAI
Founder of Darpana for Development, Performer, Activist and Social Entrepreneur (India)
Dr Mallika Sarabhai calls herself a communicator with many languages - classical and contemporary dance, theatre, TV, films, writing and more. Director of Darpana, India's leading arts academy with a focus on using the arts for social change and justice, she holds a Ph.D in Organizational Behaviour. For over two decades she has used all her languages to fight against corruption, violence, child labour, environmental destruction and human rights violations and to empower and educate women and exploited
populations to fight for their rights as Indian citizens. She recently fought
the Indian national elections to highlight the corruption in the country's
Business Development Director, ENNOVENT (Europe-China)
Tom is a founding director of Ennovent, a social venture capital firm that promotes entrepreneurs and sustainable change at the base of the economic pyramid, in developing countries. Tom's career has focused in helping organizations achieve rapid growth, both in the Private and Not-for-Profit sectors. His experience spans strategy/M&A consulting, banking and social venture capital, including as a European Director for Ashoka. Tom has an MBA from the Wharton Business School, and a BA/MA focused on Economic Development from Oxford University. His career has always been international, with protracted experience in Europe, America, Africa and East Asia.
Interdisciplinary University, Paris (France)
Jean Staune has been teaching in the MBA of the HEC group since 1995. He is working as an expert for the "Association Progrès du Management". He has worked with the head office of multinational companies such as L'Oréal, Auchan, PSA, EDH-GDF and Crédit Mutuel. Jean Staune is General Secretary of the Interdisciplinary University of Paris (IUP). He is specialized in the analysis of society's changes that he treats under a sociological, philosophical and scientific angle. He wrote the book "Notre existence a t-elle un sens?", Presse de la Renaissance 2007.
Executive Director and Founder of Globethics.net (Switzerland)
Organisation Bread for all.
Dr. Morley SU
Vice President, Pacific Millenium Corp, Shanghai (China)
President and Dean, ESSEC, Cergy (France)
Among his other current responsibilities, Dr. Tapie is Chairman of the French Federation of Private Business and Engineering Schools, Vice-Chairman of the National Conference of Engineering and Management Colleges. He is also Member
of the AACSB Board of Directors and Chairman of the Globally Responsible
Leadership Foundation. He lectures and writes on the challenges and
organization of higher education, global responsibility, and Business in
Dr. Mike THOMPSON
CEO, Goodbrand, London (UK)
Research Fellow & Senior Lecturer, Tsinghua University (China)
Technology and Media from Columbia University, New York.
Co-founder, MYC4 (Danemark)
Tim Vang simply could not, before October 2004, see "Africa" and "Entrepreneurship" as a natural element going hand in hand. Upon meeting his Co-founder, Africa has grown tremendously on him and he is now very enthusiastic and dedicated to provide African entrepreneurs with the foundation to live out their full potential. MYC4 is a true web 2.0 marketplace and a tool for people to end poverty through business by connecting people with capital and knowledge worldwide.
CEO ENABLON (France)
the age of 23, Dan created the Internet department of a major global bank,
in US, Europe and Asia. In 1999, Dan launched a new type of online trading
platform in Europe.
Director of Environment Foundation, London (UK)
University of London.
Luk van WASSENHOVE
Director, Social Innovation Center, INSEAD (Belgium)
Professor Van Wassenhove's recent research focus is on closed-loop supply chains (product take-back and end-of-life issues) and on disaster management (humanitarian logistics). He is the author of several award-winning teaching cases and regularly consults for major international corporations. In 2006, Professor Van Wassenhove was the recipient of the EURO Gold Medal for outstanding academic achievement. At INSEAD he holds the Henry Ford Chair of Manufacturing. He is also the academic director of the INSEAD Social
President, Terolab Surface Group
President, Ecophilos Foundation (Switzerland)
Mr. Christopher H. WASSERMAN is President and Founder of ECOPHILOS, a Swiss registered Foundation whose credo is that the respect of the human person is not incompatible with success in business enterprises. ECOPHILOS was created in 2004 by a group of men and women who shared the same vision of the human person at work. He is also Founder and President of the TeroLab Surface Group, based in Lausanne (Switzerland), and one of the European leading companies in the field of surface engineering by thermal spraying. Christopher Wasserman has a Master Degree of Science in Business Administration (New York
University/USA) and has been senior executive and shareholder of Eutectic
Patricia H. WERHANE
President of International Society of Business Economics and Ethics (ISBEE) & Executive Director of the Institute for Business and Professional Ethics, DePaul University (USA)
Patricia H. Werhane is the Wicklander Chair of Business Ethics and the Executive Director of the Institute for Business and Professional Ethics at DePaul University with a joint appointment as the Ruffin Professor of Business Ethics and Senior Fellow at the Olsson Center for Applied Ethics in the Darden School at the University of Virginia. Professor Werhane has published numerous
articles and is the author or editor of over twenty books. She is the
founder and former Editor-in-Chief of Business Ethics Quarterly, the journal
of the Society for Business Ethics, and she is an Academic Advisor to the
Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics.
Philippe de WOOT
Professor Emeritius, University of Louvain La Neuve (Belgium)
Dr. Zucheng ZHOU
Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China)
Dr. Zucheng Zhou is Professor and Head of Organizations and Management Department and Director of the Center for Management and Ethics at Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China.