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  • 1. Program: MorningSchedule Speakers 08:00 – 08:45 Alumni Chapter Reunion Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan Her Majesty Queen Rania is UNICEF’s Eminent Global Advocate for Children and Honorary Chair of the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative. Her Majesty is a board member of both the World Economic Forum and the United Nations 08:45 – 09:00 Welcome Martin Walker Foundation. Her Majesty Queen Rania focuses on a variety of causes, the most important of which is education. In Jordan, Her work helps raise the quality of education for Jordanian children. Abroad, she advocates for global education and for Senior Director, Global Business world leaders to fulfill their commitments towards universal primary education. Policy Council 09:00 – 09:40 Honorary Keynote: Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Dr. Margaret Elizabeth Nkrumah, Chairman of the Board of SOS Children’s Villages The Imperative of Education Abdullah of Jordan 1 Association of Ghana Dr. Margaret Elizabeth Nkrumah served on the Executive Committee of the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) in Geneva and also on the Board of the Council of International Schools(CIS) UK. She is currently on the Board of the International Schools Association (ISA) Geneva and on the Advisory Boards of the African Leadership Academy (ALA) South Africa and the Committee to Teach About the United Nations (CTAUN) New York. 09:40 – 10:10 Education in Africa: Dr. Margaret Elizabeth Nkrumah Africa needs us – Chairman, SOS Children’s we need Africa Village Ghana Prof. Martin Hilb, University of St. Gallen Prof. Dr. Martin Hilb is the founder of the IFPM Center for Corporate Governance at the University of St. Gallen. Prof. 10:10 – 10:30 Break Hilb has been awarded a gold medal in Corporate Governance by the International Academy of Quality “for exceptional contributions to the principles and practice of quality in governance”. Hilb is Professor of Business Administration at the University of St. Gallen, Titular Professor at the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management in Brussels. He is also Managing Director of the Institute for Leadership and HRM and its Center for Corporate Governance, President of 10:30 – 11:00 New Corporate Governance Prof. Martin Hilb the Institute for Business Ethics as well as Member of the Board of Governors of the University of Lucerne in Switzerland. University of St. Gallen Rolf Doerig, Chairman, Swiss Life, Adecco, Danzer. Vice Chairman, Kaba Holding Rolf Doerig launched his professional career at Credit Suisse in 1986 where he held a number of executive positions in various areas of banking and different geographical markets. In 2002, he held the position of Chairman, Switzerland. 11:00 – 11:30 Leadership in a Rolf Doerig Rolf Dörig was CEO of the Swiss Life Group from November 2002 until May 2008. He became Chairman of the Board of Changing World Chairman, Swiss Life, Adecco & Danzer Directors of Swiss Life Holding in May 2009. Dörig is also Chairman of the Board of Directors at Adecco, and Danzer AG, Vice Chairman at Kaba Holding and Member of the Executive Committee at economiesuisse. 11:30 – 12:00 Rules of Responsible Andreas Schmid Andreas Schmid, Chairman Gategroup, Oettinger Imex, Symrise, Flughafen Zurich. Chairman, Gategroup, Oettinger Imex, Vice Chairman, Barry Callebaut Leadership Andreas Schmid has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Gategroup since April 2009. Schmid is also Chairman Symrise & Flughafen Zurich of the Board of Directors of Oettinger Imex AG (Davidoff Group), Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Symrise AG and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Flughafen Zurich AG. He has been Vice Chairman of Barry Callebaut AG since 2005. There, he previously held the position of Chairman from 1999 to 2005 and was CEO from 1999 to 2002. He also 12:00 – 13:30 Lunch has been a member of the Board of Directors of Karl Steiner AG since 2008 and a member of the Board of Directors of Badrutt’s Palace Hotel AG since 2006. 1 To be confirmed 5
  • 2. Program: AfternoonThe Future of Work, Design and Sustainability Speakers Luis Suares Rodriguez, IBM Global Technology Services 13:30 – 14:00 The Future of Work Luis Suares Rodriguez Luis Suarez has been working in IBM for over 11 years as a Knowledge Manager and Community Builder and the last five of those years he has been working as well as a Social Computing Evangelist helping various different business units with their IBM Global Technology Services rampant adoption of social software within the corporate firewall and beyond. He is currently working for the IBM Software group where he is leading a community of Social Software Ambassadors helping spread the message on the potential impact that social computing has within the areas of finding expert information and changing the knowledge sharing culture. Martha Thorne, Executive Director , the Pritzker Architecture Prize 14:00 – 14:30 The Design of Tomorrow Martha Thorne Martha Thorne has been Executive Director of the Pritzker Architecture Prize since 2005. In that capacity she works closely Executive Director, Pritzker with the jury; however, she does not vote in the proceedings. Currently she is Associate Dean for External Relations at IE Architecture Prize School of Architecture in Madrid, Spain. She served as Associate Curator of the Department of Architecture at The Art Institute of Chicago from 1996 to 2005. She is the editor and author of several books, including The Pritzker Architecture Prize: The First Twenty Years, and author of numerous articles for architectural journals and encyclopedias. 14:30 – 15:00 Break Ioannis Ioannou, Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, London Business School Prof. Ioannou is a strategy scholar whose research focuses on Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). In recent pioneering work, Prof. Ioannou with Prof. Eccles and Serafeim, have documented that a corporate culture of sustain- 15:00 – 16:30 The New Era Ioannis Ioannou ability generates superior financial performance in the long run and explored how such a culture translates into business of Sustainability Professor of Strategy and Entrepre- practices. His recent paper with Olga Hawn on “Whether Actions Speak Louder than Words: the case of CSR”, was published neurship, London Business School in the Best Paper Proceedings of the Academy of Management (AOM) 2012. Prof. Ioannou graduated magna cum laude from Yale University and holds a Ph.D. in Business Economics from Harvard University. Åsa Johansson Åsa-Katrin Johansson, Head of Risk & Sustainability GF-SCM ABB Ltd Head of Risk & Sustainability Åsa Johansson joined ABB Asea Brown Boveri Ltd in 2011. Åsa’s experience spans from construction, marine and power automation industry. Åsa has over 15 years of experience working at multinational companies, holding leading supply chain GF-SCM, ABB functions such as head of steel, supply chain, commodity management etc. Åsa has strong experience in global sourcing, compliance and risk management, lived and worked in multiple countries around the world. Åsa holds a BA in Landscape John Tobin Architecture and a Masters in Supply Chain Management. Global Head of Sutainability Affairs, Credit Suisse John Tobin, Global Head of Sustainability Affairs, Credit Suisse Dr. Tobin is Global Head of Sustainability Affairs, and has responsibility for managing environmental and social matters at Credit Suisse. He joined Credit Suisse from Clifford Chance in New York, where he was a corporate attorney focusing on Anne Wallin cross-border financial transactions. He holds a Ph.D. in Evolutionary Biology from Harvard University as well as a J.D. from Director, EH&S and Harvard Law School. He obtained his B.S. in Biology, magna cum laude, from UCLA. Dr. Tobin is member of the board of Sustainability EMEA, Dow directors of the Organization for Tropical Studies and of the Private Sector Advisory Group of the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction. Anne P. Wallin, Director, EH&S and Sustainability (EMEA), The Dow Chemical Company Dr. Wallin is responsible for Environment, Health and Safety and Sustainability services for EMEA region in the areas of Toxicology, Product Safety and Compliance, Regulatory Affairs, and Sustainability. She retains her global responsibility for Sus- 16:30 – 17:00 Break tainable Chemistry and Life Cycle Assessment, incl. leadership of the 2015 Sustainable Chemistry Goal project team which is integrating Sustainable Chemistry across all disciplines, functions, and businesses in Dow. Anne is a member of the California Green Ribbon Science Panel and the Governing Board of the American Chemical Society’s Green Chemistry Institute. 17:00 – 18:00 Swissglobe Award 2012 Previous Recipients: - Martin Naville - Bob Lutz 18:00 – 20:00 Reception & Dinner 6
  • 3. Regional Track: AsiaAsia 360: New Wealth, Political Risks and Natural Desasters Speakers Johnny Chen, CEO APAC, Zurich Insurance Group Session 1: Wealth in Asia Thomas R. Meier Johnny Chen is Chief Executive Office, Asia Pacific General Insurance of Zurich Insurance Group. Mr. Chen is also a member CEO Asia, Julis Baer of the Leadership Team and of the Asia Pacific Committee of the Group. Prior to joining Zurich, Mr. Chen was an executive member of the Greater China Management Board and of the Operating Committee of PricewaterhouseCoopers (“PwC”). He was also the Managing Partner of PwC’s Beijing office. Mr. Chen has also been a Director of the American Chamber of Yunsong Xing Sutter Commerce in China since 1995. CEO & Founder, Succeed AG Christoph I. Lang, Asia Expert Lang worked at several national and international organizations including the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Session 2: Asia’s Natural Disasters Johnny Chen the United Nations, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the International Committee of the Red Cross as well as the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. He started his career at the District Court in Zurich and the Union Bank of CEO APAC, Zurich Insurance Group Switzerland. Lang earned a PhD in Law from the University of Zurich. Christoph Lang Asia Expert Martyn Parker, Chairman Global Partnership, Swiss Re Martyn Parker was appointed as CEO Reinsurance Asia and Regional President Asia and joined the Executive Committee Martyn Parker with effect from 1 January 2012. He became CEO of Swiss Re’s Asia Division on 1 June 2006. From his Hong Kong base, he oversaw Swiss Re’s rapidly expanding Asia-Pacific business, which covers both the Property & Casualty as well as the Life & Chairman Global Partnerships, Health sectors. He continued to serve as a member of the Group Management Board, which he joined in September 2005 as Swiss Re Global Head of Life and Health Products. Blaise Godet, former Swiss Ambassador to China Session 3: Political Risks in Asia Blaise Godet Blaise Godet has a law degree from the University of Neuchatel and is qualified as a lawyer. He started his professional career former Ambassador to China in one of the big Swiss banks and entered the diplomatic service in 1974. Prior of being appointed Ambassador to China, Mongolia and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea in 2008, he served as Ambassador in over 8 countries as well as at Simon Tay Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York. National University of Singapore Stephan Titze Simon Tay, Professor, National University of Singapore Simon Tay is a professor of international law at the National University of Singapore, chairman of the Singapore Institute of CEO, Syngenta China International Affairs think-tank, and Senior Consultant at Wong Partnership, a leading Singaporean law firm with practice in Southeast Asia, China and the Middle East. As an academic, he has published internationally and taught at Harvard Law School, Yale and the Fletcher School and his 2009 book Asia Alone: The Dangerous Post-Crisis Divide from America wasSpeakers favorably reviewed in The Economist and The Financial Times. Stephan Titze, CEO China, Syngenta Thomas R. Meier, CEO Asia, Julius Baer Stephan Titze has been in China for the last 6 years, leading the growth track for the Syngenta Crop protection business. Mr. Thomas R. Meier has been CEO and Member of the Executive Board of Bank Julius Baer & Co since 2011. Prior to Julius Titze studied Agriculture and Marketing at Queensland University and spent his early working life in Australia with ICI, (now Baer, Dr. Meier was Head of Private Wealth Management and Member of the Management Board of Deutsche Bank, Luxem- Orica). Previous roles included General Manager Indonesia, Business Manager East Europe and European Strategy Man- bourg. From 2000 - 2004 he was CEO North Asia and Branch Manager at Credit Suisse Group. Dr. Meier has a Ph.D. in Law ager. Stephan has been the Chairman of Crop Life China, the International Crop Protection Companies industry association in from the University of Zurich. He also studied Political Science and Economics at the University of Wisconsin, China and is also the Vice President of Swisscham China in Shanghai. Madison, Wisconsin. Yunsong Xing Sutter, CEO & Founder, Succeed AG Yunsong is a seasoned Private Banking professional with over 12 years of demonstrable track record and founder of Succeed AG, a private banking consultancy firm. Her past roles and responsibilities included Head of Strategy for Private Banking China with The Royal Bank of Scotland Group; Head of Corporate Communications, Project Manager of Integration, Senior Manager within Risk and Audit at RBS Coutts International. Yunsong has a bachelor degree in Information Management from University of Melbourne, a degree in CPA (Certified Practicing Accountant) and EMBA from both INSEAD and Tsinghua. More speakers and exact schedule on www.jac-conference.org 7