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ROBERT R. FILIPP

President 

Lawyer, entrepreneur with extensive experience in start-ups and international business 

development, Partnerships Advisor to the United Nations, former Head of Innovative Finance at the Global Fund, recognised for his pioneering work in innovative financing, including creation of Debt2Health, the DowJones Global Fund Index, ESG financial products for Deutsche Bank and National Bank of Abu Dhabi and other innovative collaborations.

LEONARD LERER

Senior Vice President

MD and MBA, inventor, book author, CEO of BYAS, an innovative circular economy company based at The Plant in Chicago, extensive experience in entrepreneurial finance, impact assessment and the life sciences industry, former Executive Director at INSEAD, former Managing Editor of the Journal of Medical Marketing, senior advisor to the WHO, the Global Fund and in financial industry.

CAROL BELLAMY

Member of the Board

 

Internationally known non-profit executive, former Executive Director of UNICEF, former Executive Director of U.S. Peace Corps, former Chair of Global Partnership for Education, former Chair of the Community Engagement and Resilience Fund, first woman President of the New York City Council and early in her career positions in investment banking at Bear Sterns and Morgan Stanley.

PHILIPPE DOUSTE-BLAZY

Member of the Board 

 

Leading global voice on innovative financing for development, former United Nations Under-Secretary General for Innovative Financing recognised for creating the first global solidarity levy raising billions for global health (UNITAID), former French politician severed as Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Health and Minster of Culture, former Chair of UNITAID.

Member of the Board

Senior investment professional CEO of Sudarskis & Partners based in Brussels with extensive experience in sovereign wealth management, former CIO of the Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund ADIA, board member of the sovereign wealth fund of Kazakhstan, former Head of M&A at ING Bank and Credit Lyonnais recognised as a pioneer of the fund of funds investment strategy. 

RIFAT ATUN

Member of the Board

MD, MBA, Professor of Global Health Systems at Harvard University, former Chair of Stop TB, member of the executive management team and a senior director at the Global Fund, Professor of International Health Management at Imperial College London and is recognised for his expertise in health systems innovation with more than 350 scientific publications,  member of ten Lancet commissions and advisor to governments and the WHO.

GEORES SUDARSKIS
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ALEXANDRE 

VASSILTCHIKOV

Member of the Board

Senior banking executive with extensive experience at major European banks in roles  as COO, CFO and CRO, Director at Monaco and Jersey banks, former Attorney-at-Law in Geneva, London and Moscow, special interest in governance, tax, regulatory and risk matters, 

Member of the Swiss Trade & Shipping Association.

TITUS VAN STIPHOUT

Legal Counsel

LLM, lic. iur. Attorney-at-Law, Partner at Hofer van Stiphout  Avocats in Switzerland, expert in Swiss business law and EU trade law, and as IFF Legal Council manages Trustee matters, the relationship with the Swiss regulatory bodies, auditors and handles financial and statutory compliance of the foundation. 

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EDOARDO GIUDICE

Vice President

MBA, entrepreneur and finance executive, CEO of Swiss financial advisory and trading company Fluent S.A., extensive experiencein financial structuring and trade finance risk, former officer at BNP Paribas and Total in commodity trading, asset management and insurance. 

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DONALDSON SACKEY

Director

Harvard-trained architect, fashion entrepreneur in Hamburg, business advisor and creator of the Timeless Capital Coin, a crypto-currency for the African market, former professional soccer player iGermany, who also played for the national team of Togo.  

ANTOINE TABET

Director

 

Entrepreneur and investment professional focused on the Middle East and Africa, Strategic Advisor at CTA, the commercial arm of the Commodity Trading Alumni Association, Board Director at CY. Talk S.A., a Swiss finch company, former VP at Lloyds TSB and former Manager at Citibank International.