ebbf operational teams


ebbf accompaniment structure 2016

Meet the members of the ebbf operational teams, volunteers who accompany ebbf members and the wider ebbf community of interest.

Providing nine ebbf tools that help you explore how to use your workplace and think of new economic systems that will contribute to a more prosperous, just and sustainable civilization.

They operationalize ebbf’s vision and values, guided by the elected ebbf board and its advisory council.


ENERGY TEAM

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daniel truran 2014Daniel Truran – director general ( LinkedIN Profile )
Director General of the ebbf and passionate advocate of innovation and ethics creating new meaningful and purposeful businesses. Daniel Truran has been connecting for over 20 years individuals and organizations to their integrity, creativity and ethics – inspiring them into action by linking them to other like-minded doers and bodies. He demonstrates, through innovative enterprises, how ethical behaviour in business is directly linked to success. Daniel promotes the movement towards a world that will act, behave and be organised as one country; where the creativity of its diverse citizens will enhance the well-being and prosperity of humankind.

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Alessandro Amelotti ( LinkedIN Profile
Alessandro is working as agile coach in an energy company in Sweden helping to re-organise the way of working. Outside the working hours he is involved in the opening of Impact Hub Torino. He is passionate about renewable energies, curious about the world and attracted by meaningful conversations
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giuseppinaGiuseppina Cuccurullo ( LinkedIN Profile )
Giuseppina is a Talent Management and OD young professional, having supported different organizations both in Europe and Latin Amarica. Passionate about people, she has lead different initiatives in education and career management inspired by the idea that everyone should have the chance to live his/her own dreams. Former founder of AIESEC in Paraguay, CEO and Career Angel for the start up DreamingFuture, and proud Global Team member of ebbf since 2014.

“I love service to ebbf as it gave me the chance to invest all my Energy for a meaningful purpose: applying practically ethical values in work environment, learn from that and practice this experience in my daily career path. Besides of that, the value that each ebbf member added to my life and my personal development is priceless.”

 


EBBF MEMBER SERVICES

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Victor Forghani – member services & engagement ( LinkedIN Profile
Victor is a Spanish Industrial Designer passionate about smart, functional and green solutions that improve our daily lives. Currently living in Portugal, he is engaged in activities of social and spiritual education, helping individuals to develop those capacities that will contribute to the transformation of their neighborhoods. As member of ebbf, Victor is in charge of the ebbf community to take advantage of the many tools available for its member

EBBF COMMS TEAM

We are looking for a skilled social media expert keen to convey ebbf’s great content and ebbf members stories to a wider audience creating new levels of engagement and interaction, Interested? Apply clicking here !

Diana_pictureDiana Severati – social media

Diana is a curious and open-minded person. She helps people and organizations, especially social enterprises, to bring their project a step forward though crowdfunding. She has also a 10 +  working experience in an insurance company, where she always grab the opportunity to partcipate in meaningful initiative like corporate volunteering. She serves ebbf because she believes that ethical business contributes to building a prosperous civilization and being part of the communication team is a way to spread a positive impact.

 Arlette George – ebbf journalist ( Linkedin profile )
Arlette is a creative screenplay writer, artist and poet. She has been interviewing ebbf members, bringing to life their stories, insights and new idea on how to create more meaningful workplaces and business to create a more just, prosperous and sustainable society. “I serve at ebbf because I love being connected to a world of new thinking for work, creativity and business.”
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 Jean Parker – ebbf podcast producer

 Dr. Jean Parker is an action-oriented, global thinker and strategist. She earned her Ph.D. in the Management Of Technology And Innovation from the Da Vinci Institute of Johannesburg, South Africa and the Trans4m Center For Integral Development of Geneva, Switzerland. She is currently a Senior Research Fellow at the Trans4m Center For Integral Development where she facilitates academic excellence in the development of integral research and innovation around the world. She specializes in conducting primary data collection through participatory research methods to bring forth the knowledge of grassroots constituencies to promote human rights and social change.

Dr. Parker lived and worked in India for ten years as a radio journalist specializing in social development and human rights reporting. She reported on the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami and this lead to her doctoral research on emergency preparedness education through community radio in North Indian villages. She enjoys applying the Integral Worlds Theoretical Approach developed by Lessem and Schieffer of Trans4m as an analytical tool to uncover the imbalances causing social upheaval and discovering the unifying strategies to correct these imbalances. She plans to apply Integral Worlds to gain a greater understanding of cross-cultural influences resulting from migration and refugee movement.


COMMUNICATION & COMMUNITY ADVOCATE

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Henrik Mitsch ( LinkedIN Profile )
Henrik is a senior manager at Mozilla in the area of Participation Systems.
Before that he was Executive Manager Product Management DriveNow at Sixt.
He has more than thirteen years of consulting and IT management experience in telecommunications, transportation and software industries. He has in-depth expertise in lean and agile product development practices. Entrepreneurial in spirit, Henrik is driven by continuous improvement and passionate about learning organizations with cross-functional teams.


EXTERNAL AFFAIRS

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Guilmette Baghdadi – external affairs team coordinator ( LinkedIN profile )

Guilmette is an Experienced Office Manager working in the international affairs industry. Her experience ranges from Marketing Management, to Operations Management, Coaching, Entrepreneurship, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM). She has a Master focused in Architecture, UPAG – Michel Potié Directeur d’Etudes, “Un temple Baha’i en Côte d’Ivoire”. from Ecole d’Architecture de Grenoble.

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Matthias Schuster – ebbf connectors program coordinator (LinkedIn Profile)

Matthias holds a masters degree in production management and works as a purchaser for a large automotive supplier in the field of autonomous driving.
He lived abroad in Argentina, Namibia and the Philippines and has working experience in the consulting and automotive sector.
Beside his corporate job Matthias explores different ways to create more value for others, in particular in the area of entrepreneurship.
He lives at lake Constance in Germany and enjoys spending time at the lake or in the mountains during his free time.

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Wendi MomenWendi Momen – ebbf chair 

A founder member of the ebbf and a social activist working for the betterment of humanity. Wendi Momen’s key focus is on the advancement of women and their participation in decision-making at all levels, on sustainable living and on social justice. She is Secretary-General of ebbf, board member of UN Women UK National Committee, a Trustee of the Multi-Faith Centre at the University of Derby, Trustee of the Bedford Council of Faiths, a Non-Executive Director of NHS Bedfordshire, co-founder of Advance and a board member of Naserian.

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Mahmud SamandariMahmud Samandari – ebbf board’s secretary general ( LinkedIN Profile )
Mahmud Samandari is a coach for startups at the Swiss Federal Commission for Technology and Innovation, CTI. He is also the CEO of InnovaRadio, as well as a member of the Advisory Board of COMPASS – Evidence and opportunities for responsible innovation in SMEs, Horizon 2020 Cooperation and Support Action. He is a founder of EBBF, member of the Board and its
Secretary General. He is a serial entrepreneur, having started companies in the fields of IT, telecommunications and education both in Europe and Latin America.

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dan s.Daniel Schaubacher – ebbf representative at EU institutions ( LinkedIN Profile )

Daniel Schaubacher is a management consultant who presently serves as representative to the European institutions of EBBF Forum – a business ethics professional network specializing in CSR and values-driven leadership in 60 countries. His career has encompassed marketing, economic analysis and trade promotion positions at Nestlé, Lémania/Omega Watch now Swatch group, Bobst Machinery, and the US Department of Commerce. A native of Switzerland, he served as the President of People to People Belgium ASBL (international recipient of PTP Outstanding Leadership Award) from 2002 through 2011, and as a member of the Executive Board of the Brussels-EU chapter of the Club of Rome from 2004 to 2010.


EBBF INTERNATIONAL EVENTS TEAM

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Laura Grassi – ebbf international events team coordinator ( LinkedIN Profile )

What if people feel fulfilled and engaged at work, and organizations thrive by having a positive impact in the world?

I believe that individuals naturally feel a need for contribution and meaning and through my work I provide tools and programs to support individuals in this journey of self discovery and empowerment and support organisations and companies in creating an environment where fulfillment, purpose and contribution con thrive and prosper. I am passionate about creating spaces for human interactions. I believe that through these interactions we are able to fully develop our talents and skills and find a meaningful way to use them.

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?Rares Prundus ( LinkedIN Profile )

After gaining experience in several industries and studying the Business Administration I’m trying to improve the image of a business oriented on making profit towards a business that is sustaining both the employees and the clients and also the community.

I’m serving ebbf so I can easily share the knowledge and the experience and also because I believe that more different ideas can create a more creative, sustainable and ethical business environment.

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Madalina Neagu ( LinkedIN Profile )

Goddess of google spreadsheets and connections / an expert at  connecting people and  improving the community’s experience at the Impact Hub Bucharest, Madalina is responsible for events programming at ebbf.

She loves to connect people, opportunities and ideas.

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Bogdan Ioan ( LinkedIn Profile )

Bogdan is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Avizeiro.
As a solution driven and innovative person his main objective is to improve life aspects throughout Romanian society.

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CAPACITY BUILDING TEAM

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Laura Zambelli – team coordinator ( LinkedIN Profile )

Laura is currently based in Barcelona, she is a design and strategist.
She loves putting PEOPLE at the centre of organisations, creating and delivering meaningful experiences for employees, customers, users, through all physical and digital channels.
She combine human centred methodologies with a purpose-driven approach, for brands to stay relevant through time. At ebbf she coordinated the ebbf comms team and is now responsible for accompanying a new drive to further the membership engagement and connecting them to the value and capacity building that ebbf offers.

victor_forghani_ebbfVictor Forghani – member services & engagement ( LinkedIN Profile

Victor is a Spanish Industrial Designer passionate about smart, functional and green solutions that improve our daily lives. Currently living in Portugal, he is engaged in activities of social and spiritual education, helping individuals to develop those capacities that will contribute to the transformation of their neighborhoods. As member of ebbf, Victor is in charge of the ebbf community to take advantage of the many tools available for its members.

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Madalina Neagu – member engagement ( LinkedIN Profile )

Goddess of google spreadsheets and connections / an expert at  connecting people and  improving the community’s experience at the Impact Hub Bucharest, Madalina is responsible for events programming at ebbf.

She loves to connect people, opportunities and ideas.

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Mirela Stanila – impact evaluation ( LinkedIN profile )

Mirela is experienced and interested in consulting, finance, social impact, and leadership development. Her career objective is to work in an environment that challenges her  to continue learning, at the same being time be able to have a positive impact on society.

She is project manager at Compucorp and has a master from Hult International Business School. Her international experience comes from living, working and studying in: Romania, Denmark, USA and UK.

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Iko Congo – accompaniment experiences ( LinkedIN profile )

Iko has a passion for learning about and implementing accompaniment. He is committed to learning about the intersection between the creation of business value and social value and the development of the required personal and professional capacities to achieve that. He aspires to join the business community and participate in the discourse of what is the role of businesses in society, specifically, how can a business have a positive, lasting and sustainable impact in society.

He graduated with a BBA Management degree at Lancaster University. Gained practically experience of the application of values at work in his time at Aldi as an Industrial placement. There he also learned about the challenges and opportunities faced by the retail industry in the UK.

 


LEARNING TEAM

Nabil Elias – ebbf dean of education ( LinkedIn Profile )

Nabil Elias is Faculty Emeritus at the Belk College of Business, University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Prior to his retirement, he taught in MBA and Master of Accountancy programs and was director of MBA programs at UNC Charlotte and University of Manitoba. He held positions as visiting professor at INSEAD (France), Thunderbird (USA), HEC (France), ESCP (France), Laval University (Quebec) and taught MBA classes at Monterrey Tech EGADE (Mexico), and UNC Charlotte’s MBA in Taiwan and Hong Kong. His areas of academic and professional interests include accounting and control, CSR, environmental management systems, negotiation, conflict resolution, governance, and ethics. He served as a member of the Canadian Accounting Standards Board, president of the Canadian Academic Accounting Association, and a member of CMA Canada accreditation teams of more than 15 leading English and French business schools. He served as a consultant and trainer to several US and Canadian companies and offered training programs at several professional accounting organizations and universities. As MBA director at the University of Manitoba he led several MBA delegations to Mexico, Hong Kong, China, and Japan focused on cultural understanding and international business. He also served as technical director of a World Bank project that in cooperation with the IMF developed the Egyptian Institute of Directors, developed its corporate governance curriculum, and trained the trainers. He is a Fulbright grantee and holds his PhD in Business from the University of Minnesota. He published and presented numerous professional and academic papers and coauthored several books. His passion is to learn and be involved in the process of transformation of business into organizations that serve all their stakeholders by reorienting their mission towards contributing to a prosperous, just, and sustainable society.

 

Arthur Dahl – team coordinator ( LinkedIN Profile )

A research scientist with over 40 years of international experience in environmental sustainability. Arthur Dahl brings to the governing board more than 40 years’ international experience in the environment and sustainability. He holds a PhD in Marine Biology from the University of California.

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Ash Golestani ( LinkedIn Profile )

Recent graduate from Oxford University in Economics and History, exploring new careers in Strategy Consultancy, a former Investment Banking Intern with Lazard. Currently learning Spanish intensively in Madrid whilst engaged in part-time work with start-ups. Passionate about education, psychology, mental health and languages. Long-time volunteer with the Junior Youth Empowerment Programme, and eager to use my capacities to solve social problems

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Alain Noghiu ( LinkedIn Profile )

Alain is currently Director Strategic Partner Relations Europe at Laureate International Universities.

Business Leader and Strategist, with strong academic background and experiences in conducting business, consultancy and research internationally.
He lived and worked in Western and Central Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Latin and North America. Traveled across 30+ countries.

He has enjoyed cooperating with virtual teams across geographies and cultures, managing and sustaining complex relationship, vendor management, transparent cross-team collaboration, business negotiations and deals

Entrepreneurial, Self-Starter, dedicated to ethics.


LOCAL EVENTS ACCOMPANIMENT TEAM

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Mahmud Samandari  ( LinkedIN Profile )

Mahmud Samandari is a coach for startups at the Swiss Federal Commission for Technology and Innovation, CTI. He is also the CEO of InnovaRadio, as well as a member of the Advisory Board of COMPASS – Evidence and opportunities for responsible innovation in SMEs, Horizon 2020 Cooperation and Support Action. He is a founder of EBBF, member of the Board and its
Secretary General. He is a serial entrepreneur, having started companies in the fields of IT, telecommunications and education both in Europe and Latin America.

Marika Korhonen ( LinkedIN profile )

Marika is HR officer at the Finnish Red Cross.

She has worked in the tourism field, has a master’s degree in leisure and recreation studies. What motivates her is creating and co-producing wow-experiences to people.

Marika is very persistent and determined, which translates into Finnish “sisu “. She is purpose and values-driven and the values which are most dear to her are equality, justice and trustworthiness.

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Vahid Masrour ( LinkedIN profile )

Vahid is Community Capacity Manager, Wikipedia Education Program at Wikimedia Foundation.

Originally an organizational psychologist, he is keenly interested in learning how technology can enhance human activities and educational processes (#edtech) in particular.

HIs experience includes a strong focus on verbal commucation, including training design and delivery in a variety of contexts.

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Mohsen Naimi ( LinkedIn Profile )

Mohsen holds an MSc in Structural Engineering, and is currently the Managing Director of NZ AG a real Estate Developer, Structural Engineer and Building Contractor. He also sits as president of the board of a number of organizations. He has a special interest in Sustainable Development, Spirit in Business, Entrepreneurship, Responsible Entrepreneurship, Business Ethics, Fair Trade, Sustainability

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