Global Transformation and Leadership Expert; Member of the Executive Committee, Club of Rome, Founder, Collective Leadership Institute, Fellow World Academy of Arts and Science
Dr. Petra Kuenkel is a thought-leader, renowned author and leading strategic advisor for multi-stakeholder approaches in global sustainable transformations. As an executive committee member of the Club of Rome and Founder of the Collective Leadership Institute she empowers leaders to take decisive action for our planetary future. Her academically grounded key note speeches inspire audiences worldwide with ideas for actionable pathways to a better world. Her ground-breaking publications focus on transformation literacy, stakeholder partnerships, collective stewardship and life-serving new economic architectures.
Active Foundation Councilor; Strategic Advisor and Board Member of Various Institutions
With her C-level experience in banking and her 30 years journey in the finance industry Melanie Gajowski strategizes sustainability transformations at the interface between humans, nature and economy. Equipped with seasoned NGOs and social enterprise experience and a reverence for lived spirituality, she connects the different worlds as a bridge builder. Her passion lies in driving circular economy strategies and developing a regenerative financial economy, both of which she considers essential for responsible and life-serving economies.
CSR & Sustainability Leader; Former Global Head – CSR, Tata Communications; Doctoral Researcher on Transformative Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships at the Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen Nuremberg
Supriya Singh is an expert and seasoned leader of CSR and Business Sustainability strategies, governance, communications, partnership approaches and creating impact at scale. With a global experience of over 17 years in business, civil society and academia, she is known for triggering transformations within organizations and in communities. Her bold, farsighted and innovative approach towards internal change management on CSR including engaging C-suite, Board directors and influencers has led to significant changes in business practice, making her one of the leading practitioners in her field.
Strategic Advisor and Transformation Network Expert; Managing Partner at the Collective Leadership Institute
Elisabeth Kühn is a strategic advisor and expert for international sustainability initiatives and transformation networks. Based on her extensive experience in empowering marginalized communities and her multi-disciplinary background in economics, systems theory, international law and sociology, she strategizes transformative change for sustainability. She teaches leadership skills and success factors for multi-stakeholder initiatives, in particular for sustainable resource management and urban development. Her research publications focus on diversity and empowerment as part of stewarding sustainability transformations in responsible value chains, integrated water management initiatives, and the promotion of social capital for integration.
Laywer and Circular Economy Expert
Tara is an expert in industry transformation pathways and policy frameworks in the area of climate, energy and circular economy. She advocates for greater and robust transparency frameworks on the climate and environmental footprints of economic activities throughout all value chains as prerequisite for concerted business action towards climate neutrality. Tara is a lawyer and has several years of experience working in the energy and chemical industry.
Economist, Marketing and Communications Expert
As a seasoned economist and Vice-president of Marketing and Communications for Mastercard Brazil, Sarah provokes to think and develop alternative economic approaches and inclusion strategies for the business. With her professional experience in the private sector, such as ESPN, PepsiCo and Mondelez, she gained the deep understanding of people´s habits, which she considers important for a macroeconomic view of world environment and social changes. Her passion lies in reducing social, gender, geographical and ethnical inequalities while protecting the planet and resources.