"If You Want To Go Fast, Go Alone.
If You Want To Go Far, Go Together"
(African Proverb)

THE CORE TEAM

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CAMILLA TER HAAR - CEO

Camilla ter Haar was a commercial barrister at Five Paper barristers’ chambers specialising in international and domestic commercial and construction law, co-authoring the book, Remedies in Construction Law. Camilla received an MA in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh, attained her CPE Graduate Diploma in Law from City University London, and holds an MA in Advanced International Studies from Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies.

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STEPHANIE VON MEISS - COO

Stephanie von Meiss has a background in sustainability consulting, business consulting and media. She has recently organised the Nexus Youth Summit in London, a series of ethical fashion events and started her own sustainable shirt company.

Stephanie holds an MA in Sustainability and CSR from EOI in Madrid, and an MA in Business Studies from Edinburgh University.

 
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PETER FLYNN - Programme Director

Pete is a Director at PwC. Within PwC's financial services industry, as Operations Director, Pete worked on the formulation of strategy and its translation into action and delivery. Prior to PwC, Pete spent over 20 years as an officer in the Parachute Regiment, latterly joining the Royal Household, as Equerry to TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall; a role akin to a Chief of Staff in Their Royal Highnesses Private Office. Pete sits on the Board of the Royal National College for the Blind, the charity Supporting Wounded Veterans and is on the steering committee of the PwC Foundation. He also remains involved with a number of other charities, including the Princes Trust, Veterans Aid and the Beyond Food Foundation.

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FLORA DONOVAN - Programme Manager

Flora Donovan graduated from the University of Leeds with a First Class Honours degree in International Development and Spanish in 2016. Over the past few years she has worked within CSR and Mobile for Development roles at Millicom, TigoUNE (Colombia) and the GSMA, and as a Corporate Partnerships researcher at WaterAid, before joining The Klosters Forum. She is currently pursuing a MSc in Global Health with Disasters and Adaptation at King's College London.

 

THE EXECUTIVE BOARD

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RUBY SHANG

Ruby Shang was born in Tokyo and graduated from Brown University. Ms. Shang was a senior manager at the Clinton Foundation from 2003 to 2015, establishing the Health Access Initiatives in 7 countries and the Climate Change Initiative in 11 cities. Ms Shang was also the founder and director of Dance Futures Foundation and her current board roles include the Impact Investment Exchange Foundation, the Asia Pacific Leaders’ Malaria Alliance, the Asian Cultural Council, and the Asia Foundation. 

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SUSANNE VON MEISS 

Susanne von Meiss completed her BA in languages at the University of Zurich, followed by journalism school in Munich. For 30 years she wrote for interior design- and life style magazines as well as published various coffee table books . Susanne von Meiss runs her own Interior Design company and is on the board of the Swiss Institute of Contemporary Art New York and served as board member of Fotostiftung Schweiz.

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BEATRICE LANGLOH

Beatrice Langloh studied Psychology and Philosophy at the University of Basel, Architectural Interior Design at Inchbald School of Design and Fine Art Restoration at the V&A in London. While working as an art restorer for museums and collectors in Basel, Ms Langloh was further involved at the Basel Art Fair and Basel Tefaf Art Fair for several years and is on the board of various music festivals in Switzerland.