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Franja Gabrovšek Schmidt

BSC, Business Support Centre

Eva cantele

General Delegate - SSE International Forum

Manuel Kreitmeir

Chairman - Social Entrepreneurship BW

Gianluca Salvatori


Raffaella Scalisi

Senior Advisor - Torino Social Impact

Anna-Patricia Schmiss

Policy Advisor Finance and Impact - German Red Cross

Odin Mühlenbein

System change analyst and partner - Ashoka

Mara Airoldi

Director of the Government Outcomes Lab - University of Oxford

Jan Willem Wennekes

Director - ImpactNoord

Jelena Matancevic

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

Benjamin Vitré

Director of development - AVEC

Vic van Vuuren

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

Elisa Rosso

Senior Advisor and Projects Coordinator - Torino Social Impact

Susana Bernardino

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

Young-Jin Choi, FRSA

Expert Impact Investing - PHINEO

Anna Athanasopoulou

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

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

Lara Seidel

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

Víctor Meseguer

Director - Social Economy Europe

Mario Calderini

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

Karel Vanderpoorten

Policy Officer Social Economy - European Commission – DG GROW

Luigi Martignetti

Secretary General – REVES

Coos Santing

Programm Manager - Impact Economy – ImpactCity The Hague

Ulrich Dobler

Head Department of Social Politics - Stiftung Liebenau

Tanja Tamse


Rui Pedro Marques

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

Adoración Mozas-Moral

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

Jeroo Billimoria

Serial Social Entrepreneur & Founder of “Catalyst 2030”


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

Katrin Hochberg

Steinbeis Europa Zentrum

Ann Branch

Head of Unit – DG EMPL - European Commission

Berthold Broll

CEO - Stiftung Liebenau

Clémentine Roth

Steinbeis Europa Zentrum

Béatrice Alain (Québec, Canada)

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

Marina Rudyak

University of Heidelberg

Augusta Ferreira

Professor - University of Aveiro

Nathalie da Silva

Steinbeis Europa Zentrum

Anders Bro

Development Manager - Region Örebro County

Jürgen Schwettmann

International consultant and ex-officio at ILO

Bernard Bensaid


Miriam Mohr

Steinbeis Europa Zentrum

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