Valerie Thompson

5 Apr Unlocking And Scaling Investments In Nature

More than 85 alumni and guests registered for 5 Apr Unlocking And Scaling Investments In Nature. Read our summary of the panel discussion to learn about capital-efficient nature based solutions (NBS) and their pivotal role in mobilising capital to achieve Net Zero and climate change mitigation in our Past Event Report: Unlocking And Scaling …

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11 Jan Ocean Conservation and Venture Philanthropy

Over 80 alumni and guests registered for Ocean Conservation And Venture Philanthropy. The online event was hosted by the Zurich Chapter of the INSEAD Alumni Association in January 2022. It was moderated by Fabrice d’Erm, YMP’04, Co-Founder, The Rocket Foundation. The recording and slides are on the links below. The threats to oceans affect the …

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5 May A 21st Century View on Napoleon Bonaparte’s Leadership

Studying the leadership track record of Napoleon Bonaparte as a military general and as an emperor, INSEAD Professor Ludo Van Der Heyden finds a rich resource to extract lessons for 21st century leaders. In his Bicentenary Memorial Lecture: A 21st Century View on Napoleon Bonaparte’s Leadership to Swiss alumni in early May 2021, there are …

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The Search Fund: An Innovative Model for SME Buyouts in Switzerland

Members of the INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland gained fresh knowledge from an expert panel of 8 speakers at The Search Fund: An Innovative Model for SME Buyouts in Switzerland event on 14 May 2020. The webinar attracted 182 unique participants, clearly indicating a great deal of interest in search funds in Switzerland! Topics covered include: …

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Mastering Private Equity w/ Professor Claudia Zeisberger

Private equity is breaking fundraising and divestment records, creating an unprecedented number of private equity backed billion-dollar ventures, and attracting new entrants like never before, according to INSEAD Professor Claudia Zeisberger. Speaking to a packed conference room at an INSEAD alumni event in May 2018 in Zurich’s Au Premier, she said that the term “private …

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