Bertrand Piccard – Explorer, Pilot, Environmentalist, Founder of the Solar Impulse Foundation

Born into a legendary family of explorers who have conquered the stratosphere and the abyss, Bertrand Piccard made history by achieving two aeronautical firsts: a non-stop round-the-world balloon flight and then in a solar-powered aircraft without any fuel. A pioneer in considering ecology from the angle of economic growth, he has been promoting renewable energies … Continued

Sachin Chaturvedi – Director General, Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS)

Professor Sachin Chaturvedi is currently Director General at the Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), a New Delhi-based Think-Tank. He works on issues related to development economics, involving development finance, SDGs and South-South Cooperation, apart from trade, investment and innovation linkages with special focus on WTO. Professor Chaturvedi has persistenly endeavoured to build … Continued

Abir Lemseffer – Deputy Managing Director, Azura Group; Director General, Initiative for the Adaptation of African Agriculture to Climate Change

Abir Lemseffer is a French-Moroccan business woman and former high-rank public sector executive with over 15 years of experience spanning public, private and social sectors, with a focus on investment, trade, sustainability, agriculture & international negotiations. Abir is also a Board member of CGEM, Moroccan leading business association, where she supervises the relations between CGEM … Continued

Amadou Hott – Special Envoy of the President of the African Development Bank for the Alliance for Green Infrastructure in Africa

A seasoned, dynamic, rigorous, result oriented Executive, Hott has 24 years of international experience in Government-led economic policies, Development finance, Investment banking, Sovereign wealth fund management, Capital markets and in green infrastructure finance, he has a thorough understanding of challenges hindering the growth of developing countries. Amadou Hott is the Special Envoy of the President … Continued

Estelle Youssouffa – Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Assemblée nationale, French Republic

Estelle Youssouffa is a Member of Parliament of the French National Assembly since her election in June 2022, seats in the Foreign Affairs Commission and part of the Center-Right political group “Libertés, Indépendants, Outre-mer et Territoires”. She is the representative of the first electoral district of her native island of Mayotte, a French overseas territory … Continued