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Members of our community come  from a variety of backgrounds including business, academia, politics and policy. They have one thing in common, they want to drive positive change at a systemic level through a focus on social, environmental and governance issues 


 Petri Hofsté


NED at Rabobank, Achmea, PON Holdings and Fugro. Chair at Nyenrode Business University and member of the board at Hendrick de Keyser


Alexander Rinnooy Kan (Netherlands)

Politician, businessman and mathematician. Served as Chairman of the Social & Economic Council and of the Dutch Employers’ Federation. Until 2019, he was a member of the Dutch Senate.

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Helle Thorning-Schmidt


Formerly Prime Minister of Denmark, Member of the European Parliament and CEO of Save the Children. Currently joint chair of the Facebook Oversight Board and a member of the Pan-European Commission on Health and Sustainable Development.

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Lynn W Phillips


Managing Director of Reinventures, a global consulting group focused on long term value creation. 

Former faculty member at the Graduate Business Schools at Stanford, Harvard, Northwestern and University of California at Berkeley.

Roberta Casali


Chair at Tages Capital Sgr and NED at Antirion Sgr. Formerly NED at Banca Monte Paschi di Siena and held senior positions at the Central Bank of Italy, Intesa Sanpaolo and as member of the CPSS working group at the Bank for International Settlements.


Anny Tubbs


Lawyer and integrity advocate, founder of First Move Productions, trustee of Unseen UK


Sir Vince Cable


Former Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills. Former Leader of the UK Liberal Democrats and former Chief Economist at Shell


Vicky Pryce


Economist and business consultant. Former Director General for Economics at the UK Government Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and Joint Head of the UK Government Economics Service 


Leon Wansleben


Head of the Research Group on the Sociology of Public Finances and Debt, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne.


N. Craig Smith


The INSEAD Chaired Professor of Ethics and Social Responsibility. Academic Director of the CSR & Ethics Research Group in the INSEAD Social Innovation Centre.


Gail Klintworth


Non-Executive Director and Board Advisor, SYSTEMIQ and GlobeScan. Former Chief Sustainability Officer at Unilever


David Grayson


Emeritus Professor of Corporate Responsibility, Cranfield University. Chair, Institute of Business Ethics. Former director of the Doughty Centre for Corporate Responsibility and served on various charity and public sector boards.


Harry Starren


Recognized expert on leadership and entrepreneurship and widely acclaimed lecturer and facilitator. Former CEO of de Baak, a premier leadership development institute in the Netherlands.


Karina Litvack 


Karina is Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Sustainability and Scenarios Committee at ENI Spa, co-Founder of the WEF's Climate Governance Initiative and Non-Executive Director of Business for Social Responsibility

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Nicolas J Firzli


Director General of the World Pensions Council.
Co-Chair World Pensions Forum, Chair of the Singapore Economic Forum and cofounding member & advisory councillor of the World Bank Group Global Infrastructure Facility.


Dominic Schofield


Managing Partner, Board and CEO Practice at Korn Ferry International in which role he coordinates pan-European Executive and Non-Executive Board appointments. Former deputy head of research and Policy for the UK Conservative Party.


Astrid Vargas


Founder, Inspiration4Action. Focusing on regenerative agricultural practices, community development, and impact investing for environmental gain. Voted by El País as one of the ‘Top 100 Ibero-American People of the Year – Men and Women Who Have Made a Difference’


Ronald de Jong


Former Member Executive Committee Royal Philips. Distinguished Professor of Practice, Tilburg University. Chair Philips Foundation.


Sandra Horlings (Netherlands)

Branding and marketing consultant on sustainable development and circular economy. Editor “Brands with a Conscience.” Former board member, BBDO.


Fritz Lietsch


Publisher, Keynote speaker, Social Entrepreneur. Editor in Chief, forum Nachhaltig Wirtschaften - the leading magazine for CSR and sustainability for
German-speaking countries.


Aude Joly


Founder of Changing For Good, Aude has 30 years experience as a corporate advisor, and currently focused on leadership for sustainability based on an understanding of our changing societies.


Marty Smits


Entrepreneur and former partner at the Boston Consulting Group. Former member of the national board and permanent programme committee of the Dutch Social Liberal party D66.

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 Karen Eliott


Associate Professor in Enterprise & Innovation (FinTech). Co-lead of FinTrust and Finclusion projects and Lead for the NUCore Research Group in Responsible Innovation via CDR and Digital Ethics. Voted Standout #35 Women in FinTech Powerlist by Innovate Finance.


 Mike Tuffrey


Founder of Corporate Citizenship, trustee of the Institute of Business Ethics, treasurer of the New Economics Foundation, chair of The Restart Project.


Ron Soonieus


Founder of Camunico, Senior Advisor at BCG and Executive in Residence at INSEAD. Board member at the Royal Conservatoire and the Royal Academy of the Arts.


 Joe Zammit Lucia


Entrepreneur, investor, leadership advisor and commentator on business and politics. He is an investor and Non-Executive Director in entrepreneurial ventures and advises senior leaders on leadership in contemporary culture.


Jasmin Hammermayer (Austria)​


Graduate of the University of Amsterdam and involved in setting up the Dutch chapter of Volt, the first pan-European political party


Nick Silver


Director of Callund Consulting. Council of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, founder and director of the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) and Fellow at the London School of Economics & Trinity College.


Moneshia zu Eltz


Former senior M&A executive at IBM and Philips. CEO, social impact mentorship platform Volunteer Vision. Founder, INSEAD/Wharton Business and Society as a Force for Good.


Mark Spelman 


Head of Thought Leadership, World Economic Forum. Formerly Executive Director, Accenture Institute for High Performance and Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce Executive Council in Brussels

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 Nick Bowers


Former Head of UK Investment Banking at Nomura. He held senior positions Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse, Bankers Trust/Nat West Markets, Goldman Sachs, and BZW.


Jane Stevensen


Founder of JS Global, Jane has over 20 years’ experience advising businesses on sustainability strategy and practice. She is an expert in the creation of global engagement programmes to achieve consensus and drive visionary change.  


Ian Smith


Serial NED and former CEO of Reed Elsevier, Taylor Woodrow, General Healthcare Group, Exel Europe, Monitor Group Europe and Shell Jordan. Author of The Smith Review for the UK Cabinet Office.


Ismail Erturk


Director for Social Responsibility and Engagement at Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester. Senior Lecturer in Banking.


Roland Kupers


Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Amsterdam focused on complexity and systems resilience. Author "Complexity and the Art of Public Policy" and "A Climate Policy Revolution"

Rob Price


Rob is a pioneer in developing the concept of Corporate Digital Responsibility and its practical implementation. He was previously Chief Operating Officer for the UK and Ireland for Worldline Global and has held senior executive positions at Canopy and Atos.


Mark Verhagen


Entrepreneur and DPhil in Sociology at the University of Oxford – Nuffield College

Dinesh Dhamija


A former Member of the European Parliament, Dinesh is the Founder of ebookers, and Vice Chair of the Global Board of TiE, the entrepreneurs’ organisation in Silicon Valley.


Tim Bett


Consultant involved in Business as a Force for Good initiatives. Special interest in international development, sustainability and supply chain.

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Herman Mulder


Former Director-General ABN AMRO Bank  former chairman Global Reporting Initiative.
Former chair Nyenrode Corporate Governance Institute.

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Barry James


Writer, systems thinker, entrepreneur. Focused on the social role of money and the impact of financialisation. Founder of the RemakingMoney and Humane Economics projects.


Maarten van der Kwaak (Netherlands)

Entrepreneur and former strategy consultant at Ronald Berger


Peter Fisher Brown


An international corporate and marketing strategist. Member of the Medinge Group – brands with a conscience. Former German government scholar at the University of Freiburg

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