I believe that the next frontier lies in 'for purpose' products and services - specifically those that support a compassionate society and a circular economy.
I believe that the next big business opportunities will come from using innovation in a strategic way to solve our world's most pressing problems.
I have repeatedly won awards for my contribution to bringing game changing ideas to life. My experience is unusual in that it spans the whole spectrum of business - from large multinationals, to start ups, hackerthons, business unit turnaround, working in an NGO and partnering with large humanitarian organisations.
It ranges from:
Returning a business unit to sustainable growth,
Delivering a project on the “Building of the Future” to meet the EU 2020 environmental goals,
Embarking on my own entrepreneurial pioneering journey in clean tech. Creating a new sustainable model for de-centralised power supply - a project which made it onto the World Economic Forum Pioneer watch list and was supported by the Swiss “Committee for Technology and Innovation (CTI)”,
Participating in the CERN Hackerthon and was one of the only teams to deliver a product to market,
Partnering with the ICRC to better identify victims of natural disaster through the 'Better Body Bag' Project, which was voted Top 25 Business Idea in Switzerland by Venture 2016,
Currently advising large organisations on new business models.
I have 12 years experience in multinational corporate environments before co-founding a social enterprise in 2010. The company I co-founded delivers a better way to produce electricity using renewable energy. A pilot site today showcases the new approach.
Now, I use my knowledge and experience to support companies and humanitarian organisations to come up with game changing ideas and make them real. I work with large organisations, start-ups and on private projects.
My dream is to create a large incubator for game changing business ideas.
I believe that our most powerful future business opportunities will come from improving the way we treat and use our planet's resources - both our people and our natural environment.
So that we will all win by doing good business, doing good.
I hold a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) and an INSEAD MBA. I live and work in Switzerland. I speak English, German and French.