Last update: 29/12/2016

COMPOSITION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Fabio Salviato (Chairman)

Fabio Salviato participated as charter member from the establishment of Consortium CTM – Cooperativa Terzo Mondo, he is a founding member of Banca Popolare Etica, the first ethical bank in Italy, of which he has been the Chairman from the constitution in 1998 until May 2010, and founding member of Consorzio Etimos, a financial consortium that supports micro entrepreneurs and microfinance programmes in the South of the world. He is currently Chairman of FEBEA (European Federation of Ethical and Alternative Banks and Financiers) and General Manager of SEFEA (European Company of Ethical and Alternative Finance). He has published several books and articles about ethical finance and fair trade.

 

BAS, Etienne Bonvin

From 1987 to 1997 he was banking auditor at Ernst & Young. Since 1997 he works at the Alternative Bank Switzerland. From 2001 on, he is member of the general management of the Alternative Bank Switzerland, and responsible for the logistics & service sector.

 

 

BANCA POPOLARE ETICA, Pedro Manuel Sasia Santos

Pedro Manuel Sasia Santos holds a Ph.D in Macromolecular Chemistry by the University of the Basque Country. In 20 years he developed his professional activity in the industrial sector, mainly in the fields of water treatment and occupational health. He is currently professor and researcher at the University of Deusto (Bilbao), board member of the Center for Applied Ethics in this University. He teaches Civic and Professional Ethics to undergraduate students in the Faculty of Engineering, Applied Ethics for Organizations and Business Ethics in the Master of Ethics for Social Construction and in the Master in Industrial Organization. He also teaches Ethical Finance in the Master on Social and Solidarity Economy at the University of the Basque Country. Board member of the Spanish network of Alternative and Solidarity Economy. Author of the books “La empresa a contracorriente. Cuestiones de ética empresarial” and “Banca Ética y Ciudadanía”. 

 

CREDAL, Bernard Horenbeek (Vice Chairman)

With a degree in psychology, Bernard Horenbeek has long been involved in the field of social action, in particular with the creation of the association Diogène. For several years, he held various positions related to the social sector in ministerial offices and participated in the creation of Social Accompanied Credit, a Crédal’s product. He then became member of the Board of Credal and became its director in 2008. Bernard Horenbeek is currently vice president of FEBEA and president of SEFEA.
 

 

CREDIT COOPERATIF, Cyrille Langendorff 

Cyrille Langendorff is managing director of the International Affairs Department of the french cooperative bank Credit Coopératif (CC), member of the BPCE banking group and has over 20 years of experience in the banking sector. Cyrille worked for four years in analysing and monitoring the solidarity investments portfolio of investment funds managed by Ecofi Investissements (an asset management company of CC Group) in France, and the European investments done with CC’s partners of the European Federation of Ethical and Alternative Banks (FEBEA) and the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV). Cyrille represents CC on the boards of investment companies Coopest and Coopmed, InPulse (CC’s subsidiary in impact investment funds), Microfinance Solidaire, a microfinance subsidiary of a French NGO, Entrepreneurs du Monde, and on the executive board of FEBEA. Cyrille was also board member of Italian microfinance and fair trade financing cooperative, Consorzio Etimos from 2011 till 2012. He is currently board member of Babyloan Networks, association that promotes social entrepreneurship and microfinance in French schools. He is also board member of French second international solidarity NGO “ACTED”. He has been member of the advisory board of Nexus for Impact Investing and rapporteur of the French national advisory board’s report on social impact investment (2014). 

 

CULTURA, Lars Hektoen (Vice Chairman)

 

 

 

 

ETIMOS, Davide Libralesso

Davide Libralesso is an international cooperation expert who joined Etimos Foundation in 2011. He is currently responsible for the development of international programmes and partnerships, focusing on the role of the private sector in development and post-­‐disaster economic recovery policies. He represents Etimos Foundation in the framework of the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) and the UN Global Compact Initiative. He previously worked for international organizations, EU cooperation programmes, and Italian public Institutions. He has directly promoted the role of diasporas in several innovative international programmes, mainly in Western Africa, where migrants play a pivotal role as development actors for their countries of origin. He is part of the working group on Migration and Development at the Italian Council for Development Cooperation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
 
 

HEFBOOM, Liesbet Loeys (Treasurer)

Liesbet Loeys has a degree in economics from Antwerp University and works at Hefboom as a credit counselor for social economy, welfare and ecologically sustainable  projects. Before that she worked for the Swiss Confederation, the  Alternative Bank Switzerland, Reuters  and  the Belgian Ministry of Finance.

 

 

LA NEF, Jean Marc De Boni

 

 

 

 

SIDI, Dominique Lesaffre

Current Managing Director of SIDI - International Solidarity for Development & Investment. 30 years experience in the design, development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of funding systems for development projects. Economist from the University of Vienna (Austria) & MBA (ESSCA Angers). He worked in several European solidarity and social investment organizations: Head of the Department CCFD Africa in the 1980s, Executive Director of RAFAD/FIG (Geneva) in the 1990s. He has been working in SIDI since 2001, where he was responsible for solidarity investments on areas as diverse as Latin America, the Sahel, Palestine, as well as relations with continental networks of solidarity finance.

 

TISE, Wlodzimierz Grudzinski (Vice Chairman)

Until the end of the 1980’s he worked as computer scientist at the Institute of Informatics of Warsaw University and in the Center of Design and Applications of Informatics. Between 1990-2007 he was the CEO of the Bank for Socio-Economic Initiatives SA in Warsaw. From 1997 he was the  Member of Board of the Associations of Polish Banks and since 2001-2007 its deputy chairman. He was a member of several Supervisory Boards of financial and not financial institutions eg. First Mutual Insurance company in Poland TUW TUW and Ineco bank in Armenia. Now he is the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of TISE S.A. and member of the supervisory boards in several other companies. He is an advisor of the Management Board of the Polish Bank Association and member of the Ethic Committee in that Association. He is also member of the Jury in the Committee's yearly contest Ethics in Finance for essays on that topic. He is also member of the Councils of Junior Achievements Foundation, Chairman of the EFPA Poland Foundation. He is member of the Financial Committee of Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation.