Advisory Board

Pontifical University of St Thomas ("Angelicum"), Rome

Helen Alford is Professor and former Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Pontifical University of St Thomas (often called the "Angelicum") in Rome. She originally trained as a manufacturing engineer at Cambridge University, UK, and her PhD thesis concerned "human-centred technology" and its potential for the "humanisation of work" in manufacturing. At present, she is director of the international research project "Ethics and CSR" which involves universities and businesses in the US, EU, post-communist and economically-developing worlds. She is the author with Michael Naughton of « Managing As If Faith Mattered: Christian Social Principles in the Modern Organization » (Notre Dame, University of Notre Dame Press, 2001).

INSEAD and China-Europe International Business School, Shanghai

Henri-Claude de Bettignies is Emeritus Professor of Asian Business and Comparative Management at INSEAD. He is also Distinguished Professor of Global Responsible Leadership at the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), in Shanghai. Between 1988 and 2005, he held a joint appointment at Stanford University. He was educated at the Sorbonne, Catholic University of Paris, and Harvard Business School. He has worked in Africa, at the University of California, in New York (for IBM), and Tokyo. Henri-Claude teaches MBAs and executives, in the areas of ethics and CSR, HR management and corporate transformation, culture and management. He directs a number of executive programmes in Europe and in Asia.

Ants Consulting Services, Bangalore

Madhumita Chatterji is CEO & Board Member of Ants Consulting Services in Bangalore. Formerly she was Professor and Director at the IFIM Business School, Bangalore, and Chairperson of Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Management and Centre for Excellence and Personality Development at IFIM. She obtained her doctorate from Jadavpur University and underwent a program in history, politics, and society from the University of Oxford, UK. Dr Chatterji has over 20 years of experience in teaching and research. Her current interests are in the areas of organizational behavior, ethics, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, cross cultural management, and business history. She has authored the book "The Ksatriyas in Ancient India" (Munshiram Manoharlal, New Delhi). Her latest book on Corporate Social Responsibility has been published by Oxford University Press India.

Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule Münster

Thomas Dienberg is Professor for Theology of Spirituality at Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule (PTH) Münster. He was President of PTH from 2002 to 2014. He is member of the Capuchin order. He has Doctorate in Theology of Spirituality (studied in Muenster, Nijmegen, Wien and St. Bonaventure/New York) and Master of Organizational Management (Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum). His main subjects include asceticism, mysticism, Franciscan spirituality, spirituality and literature, and spirituality and management.

All Hallows College, Dublin City University

Bernadette Flanagan completed her doctorate in spirituality at the Milltown Institute of Theology and Philosophy, Dublin. She is Director of Research at All Hallows College, Dublin City University and leads the development of MA and professional doctoral studies in spirituality. She has consulted to a wide range of organisations in Ireland and overseas on dimensions of spiritual education, spiritual care and spiritual practice in such fields as healthcare, education, relational wellbeing, aging; addiction and leadership.

Catholic University of Leuven

Rita Ghesquière is emeritus professor of comparative literature at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. She holds a degree in philology and has written her PhD on Phenomenology and Literary Theory. Her research and publications fall within the scope of the history of European literature, juvenile fiction and spirituality. She published a Dutch literary companion on the history of European Literature. Together with Knut Ims she is the editor of “Heroes and Anti-heroes. European Literature and the Ethics of Leadership” (2010, Grarant: Antwerp, Belgium, Apeldoorn, the Netherlands).

Philosophie & Management, Brussels

President of the Executive Committee at Federal Ministry for Mobility & Transports in Belgium and Manager of "Philosophie & Management" association in Brussels. He has an MBA (Solvay Business School, Belgium) and a Bachelor degree in economics (KU Leuven). He was Head of Public Banking for BNP Paribas Fortis, Chief of Staff for the Minister of Higher Education & Scientific Research,  Director P&O for the Federal Ministry of Economy, Partner for Arthur D. Little, Project Manager for the European Commission (Privatisations in Former Soviet Union), Mergers & Acquisitions for ING (then BBL) and Finance & HR Director for MSF in Mozambique.

Von Hügel Institute, St. Edmund's College, University of Cambridge

Professor John Loughlin is Director of the Von Hügel Institute in St Edmund's College, University of Cambridge. He is a Senior Fellow and Affiliated Lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Studies. Previously he was Professor of European Politics at Cardiff University (1995-2010) where he is now an Honorary Professor. He currently holds the Chaire Ganshof van der Meersch (2013-14), which was established by the Belgian Wiener-Anspach Foundation to encourage collaboration between the Université  Libre de Bruxelles and the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge.

Faith & Work Initiative, Princeton University

David W. Miller is Director of the Princeton University Faith & Work Initiative, Professional Specialist, and Lecturer. He also serves as President of The Avodah Institute. David joined the faculty of Princeton University in 2008. His previous appointment was at Yale University, where for five years he served as the Executive Director, Yale Center for Faith & Culture, and taught at both the Divinity School and School of Management. David brings an unusual “bilingual” perspective to the boardroom and the classroom. Before receiving his Ph.D. in ethics, he spent 16 years in senior executive positions in international business and finance, including eight years in London. He is the author of the critically acclaimed and best-selling book, God at Work: The History and Promise of the Faith at Work Movement (Oxford University Press). Alongside his work at Princeton, David serves as an advisor to CEOs and senior executives in matters pertaining to ethics, values, leadership, and faith at work.

Globalization for the Common Good Initiative

Kamran Mofid is Founder of the Globalisation for the Common Good Initiative (GCGI- founded at an international conference in Oxford in 2002), Co- founder/Editor, GCGI Journal, which is hosted at Wilmington College, Ohio, USA, and a Patron of the Human Values Foundation. Mofid received his BA and MA in economics from the University of Windsor, Canada in 1980 and 1982 respectively. In 1986 he was awarded his doctorate in economics from the University of Birmingham, UK. In 2001 he received a Certificate in Education in Pastoral Studies at Plater College, Oxford.

Copenhagen Business School

Peter Pruzan is professor emeritus at the Copenhagen Business School (CBS). He has degrees from Princeton University (B.Sc.), Harvard University (MBA), Case-Western Reserve University (Ph.D.) and the University of Copenhagen (Dr. Polit.). He he is Visiting Professor at Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning in India. Among his organizational initiatives are: co-founding, designing or governing: Bachelor’s and master’s programmes at CBS in Mathematics and Economics (1987) and in Philosophy and Economics (1996); The Institute of Social and Ethical AccountAbility in London (now: AccountAbility), London, 1996; The Copenhagen Centre - New Partnerships for Social Responsibility, Copenhagen, 1998; CBS Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility, Copenhagen, 2002; European Academy for Business in Society, Brussels, 2002.

Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford

Peter Róna is Senior Fellow at Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford. He was born in Hungary, moved to America in 1956, and obtained an Honours degree from the University of Pennsylvania berfore further studies with a First Class Honours degree at University College, Oxford. After a distinguished career in America, where he became the President of Schroders, he returned to Hungary and served as the CEO of the First Hungary Fund, from which he retired in 2003. Between 2003 and 2010 he taught at Eotvos Lorand University in Budapest.

Schumacher Society, UK

Since the early 1970's Diana Schumacher has been actively involved in the international and UK environmental movement. Her main interests are the 4 E's - Energy, Environment, Education and Economics - all intimately connected basics of a holistic approach to sustainability. She serves or has served on the executive councils of over twenty five environmental and educational organisations including The Environmental Action Group for Europe (ECOROPA); The Other Economic Summit (TOES); The New Economics Foundation; The Green Alliance; The Institute for Social Inventions; The Schumacher Society; The Gandhi Foundation; and the Environmental Law Foundation (ELF).

Future Earth Montreal

Paul Shrivastava is Executive Director of Future Earth, a global research program on sustainability.  He was David O’Brien Distinguished Professor and Director of the David O’Brien Centre for Sustainable Enterprise at  Concordia University, Montreal.  He also served as the International Chair for Arts and Sustainable Enterprise at ICN Business School, Nancy, France. Dr. Shrivastava founded several private companies,  non-profit organizations, and the ONE Division of the Academy of Management.  He received his Ph. D. from the University of Pittsburgh.  He was tenured Associate Professor of Management at the Stern School of Business, NYU, and held the Howard I. Scott Chair in Management at Bucknell University.    He has published 17 books and over 100 articles in scholarly journals, and serves on the editorial boards of numerous journals.  He won a Fulbright Senior Scholar Award at Kyoto University.

Baruch College, City University of New York

S. Prakash Sethi is University Distinguished Professor of Management at the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, The City University of New York.  He has previously held tenured positions at the University of California – Berkeley, and, University of Texas – Dallas.  Over the years, he has also held visiting appointments at various universities including the most recent one as Forrest Mars, Sr. Visiting Professor of Ethics, Politics and Economics at Yale University, New Haven, Ct. 2009-2014.

The Charter of Human Responsibilities

Edith Sizoo is Coordinator of The Charter of Human Responsibilities, an international document produced collectively by allies from the 5 continents. A new social pact between human beings through a charter that refers to individual and collective responsibilities within human interrelations and along with the biosphere. This is a proposal to be adopted by citizens of the whole world, by governments and institutions in a perspective of building sustainable societies.

European Bahai Business Forum

He currently serves as Director General of European Bahai Business Forum, applying the art and science of collaboration to create prosperity at Second Muse. Co-founder of The Hub Madrid Social Innovation Hub, Visiting Professor and Tutor of Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship at Instituto Empresa and at the EOI Business School, Judge at the Stanford University Social Entrepreneurship E-Challenge. He was board member of Spirit in Business and consulted on Ethical Communication at the European Ethical Team of Lush.

Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium

Antoon Vandevelde is Professor at the Center for Economics and Ethics, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. He has studied economics and philosophy. He graduated in 1986 with a PhD on Exchange and Recognition. He has been the Dean of the Institute of Philosophy of Catholic University of Leuven between 2006 and 2013. Formerly he has been teaching for a long time at the universities of Antwerp and Rotterdam. He has published many articles, mainly in the field of economic ethics and political philosophy, for instance about philosophy of social security, ethics of migration policy, responsibility for future generations, altruism and the logic of the gift, liberalism and communitarianism.   

University of Bologna

Stefano Zamagni is a retired Professor of Economics at the University of Bologna where he continues to teach as adjunct professor. He is a Fellow of the Human Development and Capability Association (HDCA) and a member of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences. Stefano Zamagni graduated from Catholic University in Milan in 1966. He studied as post-graduate student at the University of Oxford from 1969 to 1973. From 1973 to 1979, he was a professor at the University of Parma. Since 1979, he has been working at the University of Bologna. He is a member of the board of LUMSA University in Rome