Guest Speakers

SBS Swiss Business School > Guest Speakers

We’re committed to ensuring our students engage with the best people in their field. That’s why we regularly welcome a range of guest speakers to share their experiences and insights with the undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate students as well as the SBS Alumni Association. 


Guest Speakers  

Rui da Silva

“Balanced Rebel” Founder & Head Health Coach

“From Stress to Success: Unraveling the Impact on Performance and Preventing Burnout”


May 17, 2024

Peter Kelemen

Startup Founder, The Sharpest Team

Cracking the Code: How Deep Consumer Understanding Unleashes Marketing Magic!


March 15, 2024

David Bernal

CEO, Cellnex Switzerland

Cellnex Telecom, from the idea to the reality. Creating Europe’s leading operator of wireless telecommunications infrastructures


February 16, 2024

Elias Noschis

Marketing Manager at True Wealth

Bitcoin: what it is, how it works and where it may go


December 15, 2023

Bernhard Weber

Deputy Head of Labour Market & Social Policy Analyses, State Secretariat for Economic Affairs – SECO (Swiss Government).

The Swiss Labour Market: A location-specific advantage


November 17, 2023

André Buffing

Head of Product at TRACO POWER

Establishing data-driven product management in a Swiss SME


October 20, 2023

Alexander Gafner

Orchestrator & Facilitator DigitalLab@Ost & IoT Consultant.

Accelerating Digital Transformation: Embracing a Human-Centric Use Case Approach


September 22, 2023

Stefano Canossa

Global Head of Operational Risk - GAM Investment Management (Switzerland)

Economics and Marketing Management within the Financial Industry

August 18, 2023

Jolanda Grob

Chief Human Resources Officer and Independent Non-Executive Board Director / Chairwoman of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee - Zurich Insurance

 Well-Being in Human Resource Management

July 14, 2023

Oriane Perryman-Holt

Strategic Opportunity Area Manager at Ricola

Business Development in a Swiss company: Advantages and Challenges of ‘Swissness’.

June 16, 2023

Fritz Seidel

Co-owner Day 8 - Innovation Advisory

New work, innovation, collaboration: Buzzword Bingo or is there value?  

April 26, 2023

Marie - Claire Graff

Cofounder at Climate Youth Negotiator Programme (CYNP)

Sustainable Business: Youth Advocacy Workshop 

March 17th, 2023

Dr. Antonios Koumbarakis

Head of Sustainability & Strategic Regulatory at PwC Switzerland

Sustainable Business: Corporate Decarbonization 

March 16th, 2023

Dominic Meier

Corporate Partnerships Support at Myclimate

Sustainable Business: Effective Climate Protection with the Private Sector  

March 15, 2023

Lukas Guidali

Head of Sales at Too Good to Go

Sustainable Business: Too Good To Go 

March 14, 2023

Rahel Giudice

Head of Marketing Communication and User Journey Expert

Social Media Marketing : 10 steps to success. 

October 14, 2022

Heinz Brägger

Practice Lead Change & Transformation at Leverage Experts AG

Career development. 

October 14, 2022

Thibaud Stoll

Head Global Biologics Operations at Lonza Ltd.

Strategy and development in the biotech industry.

May 17, 2022

Student Led Forum 2022 Guest Speakers

Student Led Forum 2022 Guest Speakers

Alessandra Patti

Assertiveness, Mental Wellbeing, and the Digital World

March 7, 2022

Andrew Cholinski

Sustainability Approach in the National Sport Associations

March 7th, 2022

Kerstin Mumenthaler

Crisis Management

November 24th, 2021

Louise Koeckhoven

Career Coach

November 3rd, 2021

Monika Sattler

Career & Leadership Coach TEDx Speaker. Cycling Record Holder. Author.

September 30th, 2021

Dr. Ramzan Tabasum

Director- Head of Quality mRNA Business Unit at Lonza

Leadership Test in Making Impossible Possible ! «Think Inside the Box»

September 24th, 2021

Student Led Forum 2021 Guest Speakers

  • Jochen Goeser – Global Lead Agile Transformation at Robert Bosch Power Power Tools
  • Corinna Dornbusch – HR Expertise at Robert Bosch Power Power Tools
  • Katarzyna Tullberg – Business Resilience manager at Zurich Insurance
  • Dr. Roman Borboa – Ph.D. in Counseling and Environmental Psychology
  • Joel Vuadens – Chan – Global Strategy Leader and Executive Coach
  • Michael Chatterton – Global Product Owner – Culture at Novartis

March 4th, 2021

Gina Steinhauser and Ed Newey

The Swiss Kombucha Company

March 2nd, 2021

Bertrand Gacon


March 2nd, 2021

Mr. Kai Landwehr


March 2nd, 2021

Ms. Sonja Berger

Blueinthemiddle GmbH

LinkedIn Trainer 

February 17th and March 17th, 2021

Mr. Joël Vuadens-Chan

Certified Leadership Coach, Trainer & Speaker Founder & CEO

Swiss Leaders Group

November 18, 2020

Andrey Felipe Burrell

Chief Executive Officer

Pre Impact (PI) GmbH

October 28, 2020

Ms. Carina Isabel Schlesing


Global Sustainability

May 8, 2020

Mr. Hanspeter Ischi

Consultant in the fields of management, conformity assessment, service excellence and organizational development

March 13 , 2020

Mr. Casper van der Elst

Private Equity Fund Controller at Unigestion

February 2020

Mr. Manjit Jus

Executive Director, Head of ESG Ratings


November 27, 2019

Mr. Artan H. Rrustemi

Group Category Manager

Raiffeisen Bank International AG

November 20, 2019

Ms. Cécile Bastien Remy

Ms. Cécile Bastien Remy

Lecturer, Public Speaking Jedi


November 13, 2019

Mr. Joël Vuadens-Chan

Certified Leadership Coach, Trainer & Speaker Founder & CEO

Swiss Leaders Group

October 18, 2020

Mr. Andreas Buergi

Managing Partner


October 9, 2019

Colonel (GS) Thomas Schmid

Colonel (GS) Thomas Schmid

Chief of Staff

Eidgenössisches Departement für Verteidigung,
Bevölkerungsschutz und Sport VBS
Schweizer Armee
Kommando Ausbildung
Lehrverband Führungsunterstützung

September 12, 2019

Mr. Pedro Rodrigues de Almeida

External Affairs

Philip Morris International

August 16, 2019

Mr. Nereo Arenas Perdomo


Deputy CFO at Dextra Rechtsschutz AG
Legal Protection Insurance

May 8, 2019

Mr. James Macsay

Core Team member of the International HR Community (IHRC) - ZGP

As a professional change communicator, James has been doing voice-over and on-camera work for various international media productions for many years. You may recognize his voice from trailers and weather updates on CNNMoney Switzerland.

February 16, 2019

Mr. Woody Wade, MBA

Woody Wade is a world authority on scenario planning, a technique allowing organizations to foresee different ways their “strategic landscape” could realistically evolve in the future, so they can make better, and more flexible, plans today

February 13, 2019

Mr. Lorenzo Berenguer Jr. CIA, Exec. JD, ARM, CLMP

Member at Disruption Disciples, Independent Insurance Consultant at RGP

December 14, 2018

Mr. Mike Werder

MyHumanNature GmbH, Company Owner

October 24, 2018

Mr. Patrick Vergult

Managing Director at Actemium Schweiz AG

July 13, 2018

Mr. Tolis Dokianos

Video Marketing Professional, Owner Apex Video Marketing

March 20, 2018

Dr. Hugo Chan

Managing Partner, WE Digital Limited, WE Marketing Group

March 18, 2018

Mr. Jovan Dimitrov

Founder of, Blogger and Digital Marketing Specialist

March 17, 2018

Ms. Margo McClimans

Executive Coach, Founder Coaching Without Borders GmbH

February 13, 2018

Mr. Ardian Retkoceri

Serial Entrepreneur

February 12, 2018