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

Vanina Farber

Argentinean, Italian

Professor

Vanina Farber

Argentinean, Italian, Professor

Program: Orchestrating Winning Performance

Topic: Innovation

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

Chairman of elea Foundation for Ethics in Globalization Chairman of IMD Foundation

Peter Wuffli

Chairman of elea Foundation for Ethics in Globalization Chairman of IMD Foundation

Peter Wuffli holds mandates in various commercial and not-for-profit organizations. He is Vice Chairman of the Board of Partners Group, Zug (Switzerland), a global leader in private markets investment management, and he chairs the philanthropic elea Foundation for Ethics in Globalization that he established together with his wife in 2006. He is also a Vice Chairman of the Zürich Opera House.

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.

Anand Narasimhan

Indian, British

Professor

Anand Narasimhan

Indian, British, Professor

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

Topic: Interpersonal Leadership

Knut Haanaes

Norwegian

Visiting Professor

Knut Haanaes

Norwegian, Visiting Professor

Program: Mastering Digital Technologies

Topic: Strategy