Our team 

The center’s distinctiveness builds on IMD‘s access to the corporate world and to business leaders, and on elea foundation‘s experience and capacity in philanthropic impact investing and on its network of social entrepreneurs.

Team

Program: Orchestrating Winning Performance

Topics: Innovation, Entrepreneurship

Patrick Reichert

American

Research Fellow

Patrick Reichert

American, Research Fellow

Patrick conducts research at the intersection of entrepreneurship, finance and social impact, with a particular focus on the mechanisms and logics that investors use to seed investment in social organizations.

Advisory board

Peter Wuffli

Founder and Chairman of elea Foundation for Ethics in Globalization Honorary Chairman of IMD

Peter Wuffli

Founder and Chairman of elea Foundation for Ethics in Globalization Honorary Chairman of IMD

Peter Wuffli (born in 1957) is the Founder and Chairman of elea Foundation for Ethics in Globalization. elea was established in 2006 with the purpose of fighting absolute poverty (i.e. less than USD 3 daily income) with entrepreneurial means. elea is a philanthropic impact investor in the fields of agricultural value chains, informal retail and last mile distribution, employable skill building and digital solutions.

Andreas R. Kirchschläger

CEO of the elea Foundation for Ethics in Globalization

Andreas R. Kirchschläger

CEO of the elea Foundation for Ethics in Globalization

Andreas R. Kirchschläger is the CEO of the elea Foundation for Ethics in Globalization and the President of the Max Schmidheiny Foundation. He serves as a board member of the HSG Foundation, GCA Altium Corporation, PG Impact Investments AG and some of elea’s portfolio companies.

Programs: Team Dynamics for Boards, Leading the Family Business, Orchestrating Winning Performance

Topics: Leadership, Governance

Programs: Mastering Digital Technologies, Orchestrating Winning Performance, Master of Business Administration

Topic: Strategy