Jury & Mentors

THE JURY

Stephanie Buri Stephanie is Scientific Collaborator & Coordinator of Food & Beverage Saviva Chair at the EHL School of Lausanne. The mission of the Saviva F&B Chair is to develop knowledge and solutions for students and stakeholders of the restaurant industry by focusing on emerging changes and sustainable innovations in the industry.

Stephanie Buri
Stephanie is Scientific Collaborator & Coordinator of Food & Beverage Saviva Chair at the EHL School of Lausanne. The mission of the Saviva F&B Chair is to develop knowledge and solutions for students and stakeholders of the restaurant industry by focusing on emerging changes and sustainable innovations in the industry.

João Nuno Almeida João is Managing Director at Foodways Consulting & Project Manager at foodwaste.ch. He wrote his Master's thesis on the topic of food waste in Switzerland and has since played a key role in developing this agenda. His experiences at the Portuguese Ministry of Economy (Lisbon) and at Syngenta Crop Protection (Basel) sparked an interest in the complex challenges facing a sustainable food system, and led him to set up Foodways alongside Markus and Jürg in 2012.

João Nuno Almeida
João is Managing Director at Foodways Consulting & Project Manager at foodwaste.ch. He wrote his Master's thesis on the topic of food waste in Switzerland and has since played a key role in developing this agenda. His experiences at the Portuguese Ministry of Economy (Lisbon) and at Syngenta Crop Protection (Basel) sparked an interest in the complex challenges facing a sustainable food system, and led him to set up Foodways alongside Markus and Jürg in 2012.

Katherine Foster Katherine is the Development Lead of the Sustainable Land Use theme for Climate-KIC, Europe’s official PPP on Climate Innovation and Europe’s largest climate impact accelerator. Former Canadian diplomat, she served on key international postings contributing to global initiatives on Climate, Human Security, and International Trade. Katherine has also made significant contributions in research and teaching, as well as to educational film and cultural programming. She also serves as an advisor and coach to start-ups leading many to key awards and investments. 

Katherine Foster
Katherine is the Development Lead of the Sustainable Land Use theme for Climate-KIC, Europe’s official PPP on Climate Innovation and Europe’s largest climate impact accelerator. Former Canadian diplomat, she served on key international postings contributing to global initiatives on Climate, Human Security, and International Trade. Katherine has also made significant contributions in research and teaching, as well as to educational film and cultural programming. She also serves as an advisor and coach to start-ups leading many to key awards and investments. 

Benoît Stadelmann Benoît is WWF Switzerland's Head of Departement for the french-speaking part of Switzerland. He's specialist in species & ecosystem concepts, conservation and biodiversity analyses & management. For more than half a century, WWF has been working to protect the world's species and natural places, pushing for a more sustainable world. By working with others ­local communities, governments, business, other NGO’s ­ they are defining new ways of working that will make a difference at a scale that matters to help redefine humanity’s relationship with the planet.

Benoît Stadelmann
Benoît is WWF Switzerland's Head of Departement for the french-speaking part of Switzerland. He's specialist in species & ecosystem concepts, conservation and biodiversity analyses & management. For more than half a century, WWF has been working to protect the world's species and natural places, pushing for a more sustainable world. By working with others ­local communities, governments, business, other NGO’s ­ they are defining new ways of working that will make a difference at a scale that matters to help redefine humanity’s relationship with the planet.

Aurelian Jaggi Aurelian is Co-Founder of Eaternity & Head of Technology. Eaternity is the company developing a comprehensive management solution for the restaurant industry that gives restaurant owners intelligent insights into the supply-chain and enables smart decision-making for the benefit of people, planet and profit.

Aurelian Jaggi
Aurelian is Co-Founder of Eaternity & Head of Technology. Eaternity is the company developing a comprehensive management solution for the restaurant industry that gives restaurant owners intelligent insights into the supply-chain and enables smart decision-making for the benefit of people, planet and profit.

Marco Iotti Marco has more than 15 years of experience in the food & beverage industry business. He worked in Academia, in SMEs and in large corporations. He works with various major player in the food transformation (i.e.:Nestlé, Nespresso ) in scouting and innovation activities.  Today he's the CEO of a "collaborative innovation" company called Altrove Innovation and he's the ideator of AIM, a survey based Software to manage organization's innovation processes.

Marco Iotti
Marco has more than 15 years of experience in the food & beverage industry business. He worked in Academia, in SMEs and in large corporations. He works with various major player in the food transformation (i.e.:Nestlé, Nespresso ) in scouting and innovation activities. 

Today he's the CEO of a "collaborative innovation" company called Altrove Innovation and he's the ideator of AIM, a survey based Software to manage organization's innovation processes.

 

THE MENTORS

 
MENTOR - Mukul Bhola Partnerships Development Adviser for UNOPS

MENTOR - Mukul Bhola

Partnerships Development Adviser for UNOPS

MENTOR - Catherine Martinson Head of Department Regional work and Member of the Executive Board at WWF Switzerland

MENTOR - Catherine Martinson

Head of Department Regional work and Member of the Executive Board at WWF Switzerland

MENTOR - Alex Saidani Founder & CEO of InDemand, helps local retailers sell & deliver faster through online ordering software.

MENTOR - Alex Saidani

Founder & CEO of InDemand, helps local retailers sell & deliver faster through online ordering software.

MENTOR - Emilia Cavuoto Business Development Specialist, helping companies innovate through employees engagement & visibility

MENTOR - Emilia Cavuoto

Business Development Specialist, helping companies innovate through employees engagement & visibility

MENTOR - Flore Martinson Manager Too Good To Go Suisse Romande & Art Director at Happiness Production

MENTOR - Flore Martinson

Manager Too Good To Go Suisse Romande & Art Director at Happiness Production

MENTOR - Pascal Gurtner Founder of L2G & Startup Mentor at MassChallenge

MENTOR - Pascal Gurtner

Founder of L2G & Startup Mentor at MassChallenge

MENTOR - Timothee Bardet CEO & Co-founder of Wiine.Me
MENTOR - Pan Pan Climate-KIC Flagship Manager, Climate Smart Agriculture Booster.

MENTOR - Pan Pan

Climate-KIC Flagship Manager, Climate Smart Agriculture Booster.

MENTOR - Alexandre Bugat CEO of Ô35, Founder of Ptit Déj Ô Lit, Consultant for Atipik

MENTOR - Alexandre Bugat

CEO of Ô35, Founder of Ptit Déj Ô Lit, Consultant for Atipik

MENTOR & WORKSHOP - Nicholas Richmond Founder & Managing Director of Hoppbox

MENTOR & WORKSHOP - Nicholas Richmond

Founder & Managing Director of Hoppbox

MENTOR - Théo Fischer Creator of Opportunities at Euforia

MENTOR - Théo Fischer

Creator of Opportunities at Euforia

MENTOR - Anna Radwan Communication at Partage Foundation
MENTOR & JURY - Stephanie Buri Scientific Collaborator & Coordinator of Food & Beverage Saviva Chair at the EHL School of Lausanne

MENTOR & JURY - Stephanie Buri

Scientific Collaborator & Coordinator of Food & Beverage Saviva Chair at the EHL School of Lausanne

MENTOR - Jürgen Vogel Founder & CEO of Ethix Sàrl, President of Grimiam Association and the Interest Group for insects as food in Switzerland

MENTOR - Jürgen Vogel

Founder & CEO of Ethix Sàrl, President of Grimiam Association and the Interest Group for insects as food in Switzerland

MENTOR - Arnaud Gervaix Founder & Captain of the Ship at Urban Kombucha

MENTOR - Arnaud Gervaix

Founder & Captain of the Ship at Urban Kombucha

MENTOR - Flora Madic Adjointe scientifique at Etat de Genève

MENTOR - Flora Madic

Adjointe scientifique at Etat de Genève