Dr. Roberto Bonino, Board Director
An entrepreneur, a researcher and a trainer, Roberto Bonino is president of the Institut futura21 (www.institut-futura21.ch), a research and development institute dedicated to labour and employment that offers coaching , career transition and change management services to managers and organizations in the Geneva area .
Roberto is also active in research in the field of Higher Education and in the development of international educational programs throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the United States. Until recently, he was Managing Director at a Higher Education institution, which he co-founded in Geneva, Switzerland in 2006, where he also served in the administrative and academic areas.He also developed and delivered graduate and executive programs in technology, entrepreneurship and management.
In the early 2000s, he established his own company in the field of Internet technologies where, among other things, he developed knowledge and skills management tools. A physicist by training, Roberto Bonino graduated from the University of Rome in 1980 and , before turning his interest towards the business world, led an active research career in High Energy Physics working at various institutions like UCLA, Birmingham University, University of Geneva, University of Rome and CERN.
Ms. Nina Joyce, Deputy Board Director
At Action for Development, she has brought together UN agencies and diplomatic missions to draw attention to the issue of maternal mortality. She is also Co-Chair of the NGO Working Group on Human Rights Education and a United Nations Representative for Graduate Women International where she advocates for education for girls and women.
Prior to her civil society life, Nina worked for the World Economic Forum in Geneva and the Financial Times newspaper in London. She holds a Masters degree in International Relations and speaks fluent French.
Dr. Anna Lewicka, Board Secretary
Mrs Lewicka holds a PhD in Human Nutrition and Food Technology from Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland. She is an expert in nutrition and consumer research. Previously she has worked as an academic teacher, a researcher, as well as a university administrative employee. She is the author of approximately 25 publications and a monograph in the field of consumer behavior in the foodservice market. After relocation to Geneva, Mrs Lewicka decided to continue her career in the nonprofit sector.
Dr. Evan Lee
Previously Dr. Lee served as Sr Policy officer at the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) leading efforts to reduce the burden of TB and malaria. His accomplishments included the launch of EXPAND-TB, a project funded by UNITAID, which is helping to introduce new TB diagnostics in 27 countries. Prior to FIND, Dr. Lee served in various positions, including for Management Sciences for Health and Médecins Sans Frontières.
Dr. Lee holds a BA, Chemistry and Physics from Harvard. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from New York University School of Medicine, and his Master of Business Administration from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management.