Advisory Board und Sprecher
Jos is head of Stafford’s Agriculture & Food investments where he is responsible for all investment management activities in this sector.
Most recently he was Global Lead Capital at agri-food executive search firm Kincannon & Reed, servicing a variety of investors, investment managers, portfolio companies and agribusinesses. He also served as head of Agriculture & Food at the advisory firm, Sherpa Millbank. Prior to this, he was Head of Agri M&A at Société Générale and worked in strategic planning at publicly-traded agribusiness company, Bunge. Jos has deep industry insights across the entire agri-food value chain and holds longstanding relationships with a wide array of industry operators and stakeholders across the world.
He started his career working in Corporate Strategy & Development roles at AirFrance-KLM and JTI. Jos studied Economics at the University of Amsterdam.
Founded in 2000, Stafford Capital Partners (SCP, Stafford www.staffordcp.com) is a boutique investment management firm with a global presence and USD 5.3bn under management and advice as at 30 September 2019. We provide clients with access to alternative assets including Real Assets (Infrastructure, Timberland and Agriculture & Food) and Private Markets (Private Credit and Private Equity) through a combination of primaries, secondaries and co-investments with greater emphasis on latter two. With offices in the UK, Switzerland, USA, Australia, South Korea and Brazil, our specialist teams are in each of our target geographies and have access to high quality deals.
David has accumulated over 35 years’ experience in international capital markets in a career that has taken him around the globe. Returning to his native Montreal in 1999, he co-founded Cordiant, a leading emerging and frontier market asset manager with a focus on private credit. He was previously a Vice-Chairman of Cordiant and has overseen more than 200 investments in 55+ emerging countries.
David is a member of the Government of Canada’s Infrastructure Advisory Board. He is also a chairman of Convergence, an initiative launched by the Canadian government and the World Economic Forum to blend public and private capital for investment in the emerging markets. He is a Senior Advisor and Chair of the Private Credit Council for EMPEA and Chairman of the Investment Committee for the BCS Foundation. He is a former director of the US Institute.
David is an honours graduate from the University of Guelph (Agriculture) and a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D.). He guest lectures at McGill University and at The Wharton School and is the Commodore of the Chester Yacht Club.
Hans-Peter Dohr is founder and Managing Director of ICA Institutional Capital Associates GmbH. Mr. Dohr focuses on the investment advisory segment of our business.
He has over 30 years of investment and finance experience, including board and investment committee positions at state investment holding companies and infrastructure and private equity investment funds.
Prior to founding ICA, he served as head of advisory at DC Placement Advisors, one of the leading European private markets advisory firms. Earlier in his career, he worked for multiple groups within investment banking at Fox-Pitt, Kelton, Salomon Brothers, Credit Lyonnais and Chase Manhattan Bank as well as the Ministry of Finance and the State Development Bank in Austria.
Hans-Peter Dohr holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Vienna University of Economics and Business.
ICA (www.ic-ica.com) provides investment advisory and capital raising services and delivers unique, exclusive investor events.
The focus of the firm lies on tailor-made investment solutions in the private equity, private debt, infrastructure and real estate sectors. In addition to that, ICA helps raising funds for alternative investment firms. The firm takes on a limited number of assignments each year, preferring to work on a tailored basis with each mandate specified and executed to best suit its client.
ICA is owner-managed and headquartered in Munich/Germany.
Olga is a marketing and innovation expert, specializing in sustainability, gender-smart investing, and women and finance.
She has been broadly recognized for her transformational achievements to change the financial services industry for women and gender equality with features in the global press such as BBC News, CNBC, the Financial Times, Bloomberg and The Guardian and won numerous awards including ‘Inspirational Woman of the Year 2019’ by CityWealth Magazine.
Olga is a TEDx speaker and frequently speaks at international conferences on innovation, sustainability and SDG5. Following her career at UBS has followed a dual career in marketing and entrepreneurship: she has founded her own start-up – SmartPurse – a financial toolkit for women and serves as the Group Head of Marketing of KBL epb . Olga has two children and lives in Zürich and London.
Dr. Andreas Rickert is CEO and founder of PHINEO and incubated the organization as Director of the former program ‘civil society’ at the Bertelsmann Foundation. Andreas also worked as Senior Governance Specialist at the World Bank in Washington D.C. Prior to this he was Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, Inc. globally working on public sector and healthcare projects in Bahrain, The Netherlands, UK and Switzerland. He studied Biology and completed his Ph.D. on genetics in Germany and the United States.
Andreas serves on various boards such as the expert group of the European Commission on social entrepreneurship (GECES) and is member of the German Council for Sustainable Development. His large network comprises top level decision makers in the private, public and third sectors. He has specific expertise in public private partnerships, corporate social responsibility (CSR), sustainability, impact investing, social business and philanthropy. At PHINEO he is responsible for the organization’s overall strategy, strategic partnerships as well as external representation.
PHINEO gAG is a non-profit research & analysis institute and consultancy. Its mission is to support the non-profit, business and public sector in having a strong positive impact in society and making a difference in people’s lives.
Phineo has a broad network and strong relationships to organizations and individuals across all sectors and currently employ 60 people with various professional backgrounds. One focus of the work is on research and analysis of non-profit organizations (NPOs) and social businesses, social impact assessment as well as capacity building in the third sector. So far, they have published 17 market reports that introduce the character and scope of social challenges, structures of non-profit and social investor engagement in each particular area and highlight best practice to guide social investors. Topics include: inclusion of people with disabilities, dementia, depression, child poverty, generation 55+, integration of people with migration background and school-to-work transition.
We also identify, analyze and highlight (with the PHINEO impact label) best practice among NPOs and projects, i.e. activities with a very high potential to achieve impact and to bring about social change. Via the consulting unit we have supported hundreds of social investors such as global corporations, large foundations, family offices and public administration at the international, federal and regional level with expertise and consultancy in order to improve their strategies and implementation on shared value, social impact investment, social business development, high-impact engagement activities, impact assessment and reporting.
Prof. Dr. Dirk Soehnholz (1963) is the founder and CEO of Diversifikator GmbH, book author, honorary professor of asset management at Leipzig University and a blogger on Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) and Robo-Advisor topics (www.prof-soehnholz.com).
Previously he worked for The Boston Consulting Group, Feri Alternative Asset, Feri Institutional Advisors and Veritas Investment.
Diversifikator GmbH (www.diversifikator.com) is a provider of (online-) model portfolios with focus on passive multi-asset (ETF) and pure and strict ESG equity portfolios and indices for advisors, asset managers and banks (partners).
Partners can offer many responsible transparent (impact) portfolios without investing in additional data or personnel.
Dr. Christin ter Braak-Forstiner, LL.M. is the co-founder and CEO of Chi Impact Capital in Zurich an independent Impact Fund Manager.
Christin is passionate about pro-actively making the shift towards a regenerative and deep impact economy a reality. Christin has a long-standing experience and a 15 year+ track record in the financial services sector, private equity, the impact investing field, sustainable investing, strategic philanthropy advisory and the collaboration with international organizations and public Stakeholders.
Christin completed her Doctoral Thesis at Harvard Law School (summa cum laude) and her Master Studies at Duke Law School; She has published numerous peer reviewed articles in the field of sustainable investing and impact investing, authored and co-authored several books the latest of which is “Conscious Investing”; Christin is a lecturer at various universities on impact investing; Privately, Christin is the co-founder and president of award winning NGO Braveaurora, active in North Ghana since 2009.
Chi Impact Capital is an independent Impact Fund Manager based in Zurich. Our purpose is to assist qualified investors achieve both: attractive financial returns, while simultaneously being pro-active enablers of positive and systemic change.
Chi Impact Capital invests in a new species of entrepreneurs in Europe with an integrated business mission to serve a critical social or environmental issue. These companies provide a strong growth potential next to transformative and typically tech-heavy solutions across the following impact themes: Circular Economy & Conscious Commerce, Green innovation & Energy Efficiency, Affordable and Climate Resilient Healthcare, Food Safety & Security, and Smart Infrastructure & Mobility.
Frank Werner has led WEC in Europe since January 2008. The World Environment Center supports companies to find opportunities through Sustainable Development and to innovate their business.
Frank hosts WEC Europe‘s platform for senior executives of multinational companies to discuss practical solutions for corporate sustainability and to find business solutions for global challenges. Key areas include climate change, the SDGs, the circular economy and Corporate Sustainability Management.
Prior to his responsibilities at WEC, Frank served as senior advisor on global companies’ sustainability reporting and also as a sustainability analyst for green investments, where he evaluated the environmental and social performance of more than 100 global companies.
With a Master-thesis on the sustainability of Chile’s market-driven water management Frank graduated from the University of Heidelberg as a Geographer in 1996.
The World Environment Center (WEC) is a global non-profit, non-advocacy organization, led by member companies, with offices in Washington, D.C. (HQ), Munich, and San Salvador.
Founded by the United Nations in 1974, WEC has been the earliest international platform for business to discuss practical solutions for the environment. WEC‘s chief purpose is worldwide enhancement or strengthening of sustainable development through business operations of member companies in partnership with governments, NGOs, and universities. WEC achieves its mission through three core programs:
– Thought Leadership: WEC convenes senior business executives and key leaders from governments, NGOs and universities at roundtables and workshops on environmental and sustainability topics that influence the business agenda.
– Capacity Building: WEC implements scalable public and private capacity building programs on eco-efficiency and sustainability management around the world.
– Annual Gold Medal Award: By honoring business excellence WEC helps to raise expectations
WEC is open for any sincere and ambitious collaboration for sustainable development. Please visit www.wec.org
Alan Hahn is a serial entrepreneur with three successful exits. He has been a key executive in six startups and four public companies. With over 20 years of leadership experience in startup companies, Alan is a respected leader with strong interpersonal skills and a propensity for building a team from the ground up.
Alan has guided MycoTechnology since its founding in 2013 leading successful Angel, Series A, Series B, and Series C fund raising initiatives. Alan’s creativity is the source of new product initiatives and generates significant value through key partnerships. Alan is a true motivator with a knack for overcoming objections, streamlining processes, and finding creative ways to grow the company. He is open to new ideas while still maintaining constant focus on the big picture goals of the company. His passion for health and wellness falls in line with MycoTechnology’s goals for increasing the availability of healthy and sustainable food options.
Denise is a sustainability expert, entrepreneur and mentor with the focus on „Future Food Business“. As owner and host of Inspiration-Journeys, she travels with business owners and decision makers into the future of their own food business and develops future-proof strategies and effective tools together with a strong team of innovation experts.
She is also the co-founder of two Berlin-based companies: Sustainable Food Academy (education-based) and beyond & Co GmbH (product-based) as well as co-director of the Founder Institute in Zurich. She is passionate about co-creating a values-based food economy that thrives on enhancing human well being and planetary health.
As a strategic policy consultant, project manager and researcher, Denise previously worked for the United Nations (UN), the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and the WWF in the areas of climate policy & economic development. Denise holds a bachelor’s degree in „International Business / East Asian Management (B.A.)“ and a Master (M.Sc.) in „Development Management“ from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE).
Mr. Popik is the founder and Managing Partner of Sao Paulo-based Aqua Capital, a private equity firm investing in middle-market agribusiness and food companies. Mr. Popik has 16 years of private equity experience in South America with a full focus on agribusiness, food and logistics and a comprehensive operational approach to value creation.
He is currently Chairman of the Board of Comfrio, Brazil’s largest cold-storage logistics operator, and Fertiláqua, one of the main producers of high value-added micronutrients and biostimulants in Brazil. He is also Chairman of the Board of Grand Cru leading wine importer, distributor and retailer in Brazil, Geneseas, a leading tilapia production integrated player and Yes, a high-technology additives producer for animal nutrition.
Previously, he ran healthcare services operator Salutia and consulted for Booz & Co in Latin America. Mr Popik earned a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University, which he attended as a Fulbright Scholar, and a BA in Economics from Universidad de San Andrés. He has two children.
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