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Anna Athanasopoulou

Head of Unit – Proximity, Social Economy, Creative Industries, DG GROW – European Commission

Ann Branch

Head of Unit – DG EMPL - European Commission

Adoración Mozas-Moral

Professor at Department of Business Organization, Marketing and Sociology - University of Jaén


Co-President – SSE International Forum & Vice-President of the American Region at AIM

Jeroo Billimoria

Serial Social Entrepreneur & Founder of “Catalyst 2030”

Elisa Rosso

Senior Advisor and Projects Coordinator - Torino Social Impact

Susana Bernardino

Full Professor of Management Polytechnic of Porto – Institute of Accounting and Administration

Benjamin Vitré

Director of development - AVEC

Vic van Vuuren

Chair of the UNTFSSE & Director of the Enterprises Department – ILO

Bernard Bensaid


Odin Mühlenbein

System change analyst and partner - Ashoka

Jelena Matancevic

Assistant Professor at the Department for Social Policy, Faculty of Law - University of Zagreb

Tanja Tamse


Franja Gabrovšek Schmidt

BSC, Business Support Centre

Clémentine Roth

Steinbeis Europa Zentrum

Katrin Hochberg

Steinbeis Europa Zentrum

Nathalie da Silva

Steinbeis Europa Zentrum

Miriam Mohr

Steinbeis Europa Zentrum

Marina Rudyak

University of Heidelberg

Berthold Broll

CEO - Stiftung Liebenau

Rui Pedro Marques

Professor at Higher Institute of Accounting and Administration - University of Aveiro

Ulrich Dobler

Head Department of Social Politics - Stiftung Liebenau

Raffaella Scalisi

Senior Advisor - Torino Social Impact

Jan Willem Wennekes

Director - ImpactNoord

Coos Santing

Programm Manager - Impact Economy – ImpactCity The Hague

Jürgen Schwettmann

International consultant and ex-officio at ILO

Gianluca Salvatori


Eva cantele

General Delegate - SSE International Forum

Béatrice Alain (Québec, Canada)

Executive Director – “Chantier de l’économie sociale”, Co-chair of TIESS and CIRIEC-Canada

Manuel Kreitmeir

Chairman - Social Entrepreneurship BW

Luigi Martignetti

Secretary General – REVES

Anders Bro

Development Manager - Region Örebro County

Karel Vanderpoorten

Policy Officer Social Economy - European Commission – DG GROW

Mario Calderini

Professor of Social Innovation and Director - Tiresa at Politecnico di Milano, School of Management

Víctor Meseguer

Director - Social Economy Europe

Lara Seidel

Policy Advisor Finance and Impact - German Red Cross – National Headquarters

Young-Jin Choi, FRSA

Expert Impact Investing - PHINEO

Mara Airoldi

Director of the Government Outcomes Lab - University of Oxford

Chiara Davalli

Senior Project Leader - European Business and Innovation Centre Network (EBN)

Anna Beck De Francesco

New Financial Instruments, Major Donors & Foundations - Swedish Red Cross

James Magowan

Head of Centre for Social Impact Bonds, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sports

Anna-Patricia Schmiss

Policy Advisor Finance and Impact - German Red Cross

Augusta Ferreira

Professor - University of Aveiro

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