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Wed, 12 Jun 19  

09:00 - 09:10


Robert RubinsteinRobert Rubinstein

Chairman & Founder - TBLI Group - The Netherlands Linkedin

09:15 - 10:00


Sony KapoorSonny Kapoor

MD - Re-Define Think Tank - London Linkedin

10:00 - 11:00



Preparing the future leaders of the industry: Invest in- and engage with- the next generation of industry leaders and decision makers.



Dan ChoonDan choon

Managing Director - Cycle Group - Luxembourg Linkedin


Celine WongCeline chi hae wong

Global group strategy operations (advisory) - Jinko Solar - China Linkedin


Natasha MüllerNM Profile photo low res

Founder - NM Impact LTD -  Linkedin



Vincent Dassault vincent Dassault

Site Manager - VINCI Construction - United Kingdom Linkedin

11:00 - 11:30


11:30 - 12:30


For quite some time, there has been a consensus by leaders and policy makers that climate change has to be addressed. 

Impact, private capital and the private sector will need to play a crucial role in addressing the topic's urgency and to reach the necessary scale and impact.  

This panel will be centered on key questions such as; 
Which solutions are the most impactful to climate change; what are new approaches permitting to move faster and to reach greater scale; how to manage risks and make “climate” investments more attractive for private investors and what is the role of blended finance?


Raffaela Lombard (Moderator)Rafaella Lombard

Founder & Director - Lombard Impact - Switzerland Linkedin



André LaudeAndre Laude

CIO - International Finance Corporation - France Linkedin



Dr. Arch. Silke KrawietzSilke

CEO & Founder - SETA Network - United Kingdom Linkedin



Marcela NavarroMarcela

CEO - Project X Global Ltd - UK Linkedin 



Marcel Brenninkmeijer

Chairman - Good Energies Foundation - Switzerland bio

12:30 - 12:45


Workshops & Seminars moderators briefly introduce their sessions and speakers 

12:45 - 14:00


14:00 - 15:30

BLAUER SAAL (Blue hall)

The rapidly-emerging field of Gender-Smart Impact Investing has generated a lot of chatter over the past year. Our panelists will provide actionable insights for investors wondering what all the buzz is about:  What is Gender-Smart, and how does it apply to Impact Investing more broadly? Where is capital already moving, and where are the gaps? How can investors and capital allocators utilize Gender-Smart lenses to recognize opportunities to generate impact and return across geographies, sectors, and asset classes?


Julianne Zimmerman (Moderator)Julianne Zimmerman

Managing Director - Reinventure Capital - US Linkedin



Christine BamfordChristine Bamford

Co-founder- Women's Coin - UK Linkedin




Antje BiberAntje biber

Managing Partner - FERI Trust GmbH - Germany Linkedin



Myriam de GrijsMDG small

Company Engagement Officer, Access to Medicine Foundation - The Netherlands Linkedin


Dr. Marta RaMarta Ra

Founding Member - Women in Sustainable Finance(WISF), Senior Client Advisor-Globalance Bank- Switzerland Linkedin

14:00 - 15:30

Meet the selected finalists of the seif Awards 2019, the biggest business plan competition in Europe for impact driven entrepreneurs with a focus on Tech for Impact. Attend the pitch round and get introduced to aspiring startups in Europe who make use of technology to tackle social and environmental challenges. 

14:00 - 15:30

WEISSER SAAL (White hall)

With the blockchains potential to embed trust into our digital and physical asset transactions - what role could it play in helping us achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals?  

Jonelle Maltay (Moderator)Jonelle Maltaya

Internal Account Manager - Triodos - US Linkedin



Matthew McKibbin Matthew Mckibbin

Founder and Chief Decentralization Officer - DecentraNet - United States Linkedin






Gilad RegevGilad Regev

Co-founder & CEO - Quro Protocol - Germany Linkedin


Marc Degen

Co-founder & Member of the Board - Trust Square - Switzerland Linkedin

14:00 - 15:30

GELBER SAAL (Yellow hall)

The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were established in 2015 as a global framework for addressing the world’s most urgent social and environmental challenges. In reaching the SDGs, the increased flow of private capital into emerging markets has become crucial. The rapid growth of number of impact investors has also become key in addressing the world’s most urgent social and environmental changes. Our industry-leading speakers, experienced in the field of ESG and impact investing in emerging markets will identify the ongoing challenges and hurdles that presented itself in this area, as well as outline solutions to these challenges.


Thomas HoferThomas Hofer

Client Relationship and Development Finance Manager - Symbiotics SA - Switzerland Linkedin


Merit Al-SayedMerit Al sayed

Strategic Projects Implementation Manager - Arab African International Bank - Egypt Linkedin


Timothy Gochertimothy gocher

Founder & CEO - Dolma Impact Fund - Linkedin


Caroline van DullemenCaroline van dulleman

Director Research - BluePrint Pension Services - Linkedin  

14;00 - 15:30

GRÜNER SAAL ( Green hall)

In collaboration with WMNexus, we will host a pitch session for Impact Funds in front of asset owners. This session will be invitation only.




Wendy Marston (Moderator)Wendy Marston

 Partner - WMNexus -  United Kingdom Linkedin


Alina Legendi (Moderator)Alina Legendi

 Partner - WMNexus -  United Kingdom Linkedin


Scott ReinhartScott Photo Sep 2018

Partner - Brawn Capital - Hong Kong Linkedin

15:30 - 16:00


16:00 - 17:30


Patrick Elmer (Moderator)Patrick Elmer

Founder - iGravity - Switzerland Linkedin




Dr. Eva MonterossaEva Monterossa

Sr. Program Manager Demand Creation and Behavior Change - GAIN - Switzerland Linkedin


Sushant SharmaSushant Sharma

Chief Investment Officer - Botnar Foundation - Switzerland Linkedin



Zamir WigetZamir Islamshah

Head of Impact Ventures - WWF Schweiz - Switzerland Linkedin

16:00 - 17:30


Anja Ludzuweit (Moderator)

Director Business Development - Carbon Delta - Switzerland Linkedin 


Matthias Fawer0

Senior ESG & Analyst - Vontobel Asset Management - Switzerland Linkedin


Rosemary De VosRosemary De Vos

Owner and Director - Field Forest Ocean Ltd - UK Linkedin



 Viola LutzViola Lutz

Head of Investor Relations - ISS - Switzerland Linkedin


Gerhard WagnerWagner Gerhard

Head of Sustainable Investments - Swisscanto - Switzerland - Linkedin

16:00 - 17:30

GELBER SAAL (Yellow hall)

Aline ReichenbergAline Reichenberg Gustafsson (Moderator)

Editor In Chief - - Sweden Linkedin 


Steffen KlawitterSteffen Klawitter

Director Invetor Relations - Finance in Motion - Frankfurt Linkedin 


Christian RegnicoliChristian Regnicoli

Head Institutional Clients - ResponsAbility Investments AG - Switzerland Linkedin


16:00 - 17:30

GRÜNER SAAL ( Green hall)

In collaboration with WMNexus, we will host a pitch session for Impact Funds in front of asset owners. This session will be invitation only.






Wendy Marston (Moderator)Wendy Marston

 Partner - WMNexus -  United Kingdom Linkedin



Alina Legendi (Moderator)Alina Legendi

 Partner - WMNexus -  United Kingdom Linkedin



Berg de BleeckerBERG V2 copy

Business Development Director - Goodwell Investments - Netherlands Linkedin - Bio


16:00 - 17:30


With TwinStrength, you can discover the two Core Strengths, the individual strengths that give the most energy to a person, a team or a business in whom you are investing.

Find out if they match and strengthen each other. Find out if the people working within their business can really connect strongly with the purpose of their organisation.

Using this method you can reinforce the fundament of the organisation you’re investing in.

1) introduction: explanation of our method, it’s background and application
2) playing the game with everybody to experience the method for oneself
3) presenting the possibilities for business use
4) discussion 


Mieke Boogert   

Ariën Kingma 



Blue Room

Networking Cocktail Reception



Thu, 13 Jun 19 (Day 1  )  

09:30 - 11:00

GRÜNER SAAL (Green hall)

Sabine DöbeliSabine Dobeli (Moderator)

 CEO - Swiss Sustainable Advice - Switzerland Linkedin



Diego Liechti

Head of Asset Management - Nest Pension Fund - Switzerland Linkedin


Lukas Von OrelliLukas von Orelli

Director- Velux Stiftung - Switzerland 


Marcel de BergMarcel de Berg

Founder - 21C - Netherlands Linkedin

09:30 - 11:00


Daniela Herrmann (Moderator)Daniela Herrmann 2

Chairman & Founder - Topan AG - Switzerland Linkedin 



Marion VerlesMarion Verles

CEO - The Gold Standard Foundation  - Switzerland Linkedin


Matthias MullerMatthias Muller

VP Strategy and Innovation - SustainOnline - Switzerland Linkedin




Angelica Lips da Cruz Angelica Lips da cruz

CEO and Founder - INNORBIS - Sweden Linkedin



Jonathan NelsonJonathan Nelson

Head of Research - Cglytics - Netherlands Linkedin


09:30 - 11:00

WEISSER SAAL (White hall)

Mariana Christen Jakob (Moderator)Mariana Christen Jakub

CEO & Founder - Seif - Switzerland



Matthias KnabMatthias Knab

Founder - Opalesque Global Services LLC - Germany Linkedin



Luca RancilioLuca Rancillo

Owner - Rancilio Cube - Italy Linkedin




Steve RoccoSteve Rocco

Managing Partner - MS Innovation Lab - Switzerland


11:00 - 11:30


11:30 - 13:00

WEISSER SAAL (White hall)

Climate change is all around us – it is a key long-term, systemic and global risk. What can institutional investors do to integrate climate change-related investment risks into their portfolio strategies?

Rosemary De Vos (Moderator)Rosemary De Vos

Owner and Director - Field Forest Ocean Ltd - UK Linkedin



Beris GwynneBeris Gwynne

Founder & Director - Incitare - Switzerland Linkedin



 Fung Wing Ah

Founder - Porpoise Holdings - Hong Kong


Emmie van HalderEmmie Van Halder

Founder - mPower International - Netherlands Linkedin


11:30 - 13:00

GRÜNER SAAL (Green hall)

The emerging uncertainties due to climate change and climate variability are likely to aggravate the problems of future food security by exerting pressure on agriculture. How can farming be adapted to take climate change into consideration.


Roger Frank (Moderator)Roger frank

Co-founder - Innovare Advisors - France Linkedin



Keith Agoada

Co-Founder - Producer Markets - USA Linkedin



 Lisa DysonLisa Dyson

CEO - Kiverdi - USA Linkedin



Craig CourtneyCraig courtney

Senior Advisor - The Global Development Incubator - Switzerland Linkedin

11:30 - 13:00


Gudrun Timm (Moderator)Gudrun Timmm

Partner - Carpe Diem International - Germany Linkedin



Audrey SelianAudrey Selian

Director  -  Rianta Capital Zurich - Switzerland Linkedin



Melissa KangMelissa Kang

Founder and Managing Partner - Jupiter Impact Partners - Singapore Linkedin 



Eva Foust YazhariEva Foust

Founder - Beyond Capital Fund - Switzerland Linkedin



David NewmanDavid Newman

Co-founder - Delio - United Kingdom Linkedin