ebbf operational teams


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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

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Laura Zambelli – comms team coordinator ( LinkedIN Profile )
Laura is a designer and strategist dedicated to bringing people at the very center of organisational practices. She believes that successful business is the one that contributes to society’s challenges and stays relevant to its stakeholders. Currently, she serves ebbf as coordinator of the communication team, where she explores new ways of engaging people on meaningful business and learns by doing this together with the team members. She is also a Reiki practitioner, nature lover, sketcher and healthy food enthusiast!

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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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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 Carl Emerson ( LinkedIN Profile )

Carl Emerson founded InsideOut Solutions in 2014 in Switzerland. Harnessing his experience of over 20 years working at the interface between Pharma and CROs to facilitate productive empowered relationships between teams that enable value to be realised. To coach executives, project leaders and teams in taking the next step forward in excellence.

Starting life as a chemist Carl discovered that people were far more interesting than powders and moved quickly into relationship management, mostly in the outsourcing/procurement area, but more recently in training of executives, project leaders and teams balancing that with meeting facilitation.

A mentor for women in healthcare, an outdoor sports fan, experimental photographer and pioneer in the art of getting lost in foreign countries, Carl is based in Basel and loves working with ebbf.

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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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Elena Winkler ( LinkedIN Profile )

With a passion for fashion and experience in brands such as Marie Claire and Givenchy she brings to ebbf her experience as event manager at Swiss medical congresses. She has just started her master in Product Management at the Schweizerische Textilfachschule.
Now accompanying the ebbf sepakers experience at our international events.


 

CAPACITY BUILDING TEAM

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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.

 


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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