Andreas Widmer is Cofounder of SEVEN Fund, a philanthropic organization promoting enterprise solutions to poverty. Other posts include Research Fellow in Entrepreneurship at the Acton Institute and advisor to the Zermatt Summit. Mr. Widmer serves as an Advisor to Transforming Business at the University of Cambridge as well as on the Advisory Boards of the Templeton Foundation, Global Adaptation Institute, Spring Hill Equity Partners and Catholics Come Home.
The New Paradigm Research Fund, Virtual Research Associates and the World Youth Alliance also feature Mr. Widmer on their Boards. As a seasoned business executive with experience in high-tech and international business strategy consulting, Mr. Widmer has worked extensively in the United States, Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America, bringing more than 100 leading-edge technology products to market. He also served as a Pontifical Swiss Guard from 1986-1988, protecting Pope John Paul II, and is a citizen of Switzerland and the United States.