Program update

02 May Program update

With the fourth edition of the Zermatt Summit only two months away, we are delighted to confirm the participation of an outstanding group of speakers. 200 participants from 20 different countries are expected this year.

In line with the Zermatt Summit Foundation’s mission to facilitate a practical discussion on the ways to achieve a more inclusive globalization, the program contains core orientations that will drive the debate throughout:

  • How can the dialogue between business and civil society be improved?
  • What are the new areas for possible public private partnerships?
  • What are the tools that support more transparency and accountability in multi stakeholder initiatives?

Below is a selection of recently confirmed speakers.

Recently confirmed speakers include:

Rob Cameron, Executive Director, Sustainability, UK
Simone Cipriani, Head, Ethical Fashion, International Trade Center, Switzerland
Robin Cornelius, Founder & President Switcher, Switzerland
Erin Ganju, Co-Founder and CEO, Room to Read, USA
Renat Heuberger, CEO South Pole Carbon Asset Management, Switzerland
Jean-Louis Homé, President, MDIN, France
Mark Foster, Chairman, International Business Leaders Forum, UK
Philippa Frankl, Executive Director, Street Kids International, UK
Christian Leitz, Head, Corporate Social Responsibility Management, UBS, Switzerland
Jan Noterdaeme, Senior Advisor, CSR Europe, Belgium
Stuart Orr, Head of WWF’s Water Stewardship, WWF International, Switzerland
Marc Pfitzer, Managing Director, FSG, USA
Martin Rohner, CEO, Alternative Bank, Switzerland
Onno Schellekens, Managing Director, Investment Fund for Health in Africa, Netherlands
Karl Friedrich Scheufele, Co-President, Chopard, Switzerland
Marlyn Tadros, Founding President & Executive Director Virtual Activism, USA
Dougal Thomson, The Economist, Switzerland
Sebastian Winkler, Director for Europe, Global Footprint Network, Belgium

Looking forward to welcoming you in Zermatt,


The Zermatt Summit Team