Foundation Board

The Foundation Board directs and oversees the activities of the Foundation


Hilde Schwab

Chairperson and Co-Founder, Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship


Klaus Schwab 

Co-Founder, Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship; Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum


Rick Aubry

Chief Executive Officer and Founder, New Foundry Ventures, USA



Paulo Coelho 

Best-selling author, Brazil



David Gergen

Director, Center for Public Leadership, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, USA


Quincy Jones

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Quincy Jones Listen Up Foundation, USA



H.M. Queen Mathilde of Belgium

Honorary Board Member



Zanele Mbeki

Former First Lady of South Africa; Chairperson, WDB Trust, South Africa



Muhammad Yunus

Managing Director, Grameen Bank, Bangladesh