FESTIVAL SPEAKERS 2020

Gavin Patterson

Prior to Salesforce, Patterson served as Chief Executive of BT Group from 2013 to...

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Irene Feige

Irene Feige heads the Circular Economy Strategy Initiative and is Co-Head of Climate Strategy...

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Annette Maier

Since September 2018 Annette Maier has been Managing Director, Germany, Austria and Switzerland at...

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Stewart Rogers

Stewart Rogers is a journalist, analyst, public speaker, author, startup founder, musician, and “digital...

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Christian Deuringer

“As a global leader in Insurance and Asset Management, Climate action is a dedicated...

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Carsten Bether

Carsten Bether is one of the founders of Kiwigrid and its current Chief Product...

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Edward Palmieri

Edward leads Facebook’s Sustainability team, developing and executing Facebook’s approach to efficient and responsible...

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Norbert Ruecker

Norbert Ruecker is Head of Economics & Next Generation Research at Bank Julius Baer....

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Ralph Kleinschmidt

Ralph Kleinschmidt is CTO in thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG and responsible for the R&D...

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Marco Philippi

“For us at Audi managing a sustainable supply chain is about responsibility. Responsibility towards...

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Rüdiger Recknagel

“Sustainable premium mobility is only possible with consistently environmentally friendly production. This is what...

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Christopher Hebling

Prof. Dr. Christopher Hebling is director of the division of Hydrogen Technologies at the...

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Marco Voigt

“We notice that not only start-ups, but also large corporations, have a lot of...

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Nikolaus Lang

Nikolaus Lang has been working for the firm since 1998. He is the Founder...

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Karin von Funck

Karin von Funck is a member of the global Consumer Practice Leadership Team at...

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Raffaello Cervigni

Raffaello Cervigni is a Lead Environmental Economist with the World Bank, and the Program...

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Tony Gui

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Ute Klamert

Ute Klamert became WFP Assistant Executive Director for Partnerships and Advocacy in February 2019. In...

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Holger Rubel

Holger Rubel is leading BCG’s worldwide Green Energy Sector and is also leading the...

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Mark Freymüller

Mark Freymüller looks back on over 20 years of international experience within Sales, Marketing...

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Dame Elizabeth Corley

Elizabeth’s career has been in financial services. She was CEO of Allianz Global Investors,...

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Andreas-Christoph Hofmann

“Being at the forefront of electrified and zero-emission mobility over several years, we are...

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Tanja Kufner

Tanja is passionate about helping entrepreneurs establish, grow, and scale their startups and has...

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Oana Bouraoui

Oana is the Partnerships Manager for My EU Consulting, an organisation helping start-ups secure EU-funding for growth...

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Andreas Gehlhaar

“We have set ourselves ambitious goals at Deutsche Bahn: we aim to be climate...

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Laura Lewandowski

Laura is a top 30 under 30 journalist and podcast host with Red Bull,...

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Ingobert Veith

Within the management of Huawei Germany, Ingobert leads the public policy team & activities...

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Ezgi Barcenas

Ezgi Barcenas is the Global Vice President of Sustainability for AB InBev, the world’s...

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Bernhard Kowatsch

  The WFP Innovation Accelerator was named by Fast Company as Best Workplace for Innovators and...

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Susanne Wege

“As a family business, sustainability has been a dedicated topic for us since Lavazza’s founding in...

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Silvio Konrad

“Securing tomorrow’s safe, efficient and sustainable energy supply is one of TÜV NORD’s key...

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Lena Jüngst

Lena is a Product Designer and the Co-Founder and Chief Evangelist of air up,...

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Grazia Vittadini

Born in Italy and raised in the US, Grazia leads Airbus’ ambition to build...

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Michael Lemke

Michael Lemke has 28+ years’ experience in wireless and ICT across all aspects of...

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Tobias Böhnke

Watson covers sustainability-news, talks to experts, looks into businesses and accompanies activists. Sustainability is...

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Moritz Simon Geist

Each sound in his mind-blowing performances is played by robots. Small motors beat on...

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Kat Borlongan

Kat Borlongan is a specialist in open innovation and the international digital ecosystem. She...

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Frank Salzgeber

Frank is overseeing the largest Space Entrepreneurship network in the world. His team has...

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David Brandes

David is a co-founder and Managing Director of Peace of Meat, a producer and...

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Ana S. Trbovich

“Sustainability has become a central policy prerogative in the leading European economies, supported by...

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Boyan Slat

At the age of 18, Boyan devised a concept which utilizes the natural oceanic...

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Fabian Ziegler

“The world needs more energy to prosper and cleaner energy to tackle climate change....

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Rebecca Marmot

Rebecca is the Chief Sustainability Officer of Unilever. She is responsible for driving through...

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Henrik Wenders

“The clear commitment of our brand towards sustainability is also reflected in our partnership...

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Pasi Vainikka

The technology and bioprocess developed by Solar Foods allow for a whole new kind...

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Daniel Egger

Daniel Egger is an engineer with MSc (ETHZ) in industrial engineering and many years’...

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Joschka Fischer

“Companies and their CEOs need courage and perseverance in order to successfully lead the...

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Mirjam Staub-Bisang

“Over the past 10 years, businesses have sprung up to solve problems that didn’t...

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David Katz

“Plastic Bank is a social enterprise committed to stopping ocean plastic and fighting poverty...

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Nico Rosberg

Since winning the Formula One World Championship in 2016, Nico Rosberg has embarked on...

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Kayvan Nikjou

“I’m looking forward to hosting the world’s premier environmental event once again with genuine...

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