MISSION

SIIA is a non-profit association in Zug with a mission to showcase investments and companies with societal impact.

SIIA is a platform for best practice impact investments.

SIIA seek credible risk, return and impact investment opportunities to showcase.

SIIA encourages all stakeholders to jointly develop a narrative for impact investment for society to adopt.

VISION

SIIA envision a society in which the quest for economic profit solves rather than creates social and environmental pressure.

Entrepreneurship, capital, and impact are essential ingredients for a prosperous society and healthy economy.

Entrepreneurs and investors matter more than ever because they choose the purpose of the businesses they run and financially support.

Board

  • Ben Banerjee

    Ben Banerjee is Co-founder and Chairman of the Board of SIIA.  Next to that he is in the Board of Counselor at East West Institute and is a writer and guest teacher at couple of Universities.

    He has been engaged in the field of Impact Investments and Sustainable financing projects for more than 20 years, out of various national and multinational enterprises.

  • Michael Mosimann

    Michael Mosimann is Board Member of SIIA and Counsel at Prager Dreifuss Ltd. He firmly beliefs in the power of impact investments alongside philanthropy to tackle social and ecological challenges of our world.

    “As a Board Member of SIIA, I want to make a difference by bringing traditional financing models closer to the impact sector in order to unleash their power for the benefit of our world. Environmental and social challenges require immediate actions and there is no reason why not looking into it.”

  • Enrique Videla

    Enrique Videla is Board Member of SIIA. He is responsible for our communication and Strategy as well as for our Membership and Sponsoring programs.

    I believe that every individual has a personal responsibility to make a contribution towards the creation of a better and worthwhile world. Revolutions won’t help…, evolution, careful planning and a mindful investment and consumption behaviour will!” …

  • Svetlana Baurens

    Svetlana Baurens is Board Member of SIIA, President and Co-Founder of Galileo International Impact Investing Centre. She is an expert in impact investing and is actively raising awareness about this topic in the Swiss financial industry with the main purpose to transform it into the force for good.

    “Moving private capital into impact investing will help to solve social and environmental challenges and add meaning, purpose and inspiration to the actors in the financial industry”.

     

  • Deniz N. Erkus

    Deniz Erkus, CFA is Board Member of SIIA and a senior strategic and financial advisor in the finance and investment industries. 

    Deniz has 25+ years of experience, by serving in leading roles & senior executive positions in international financial institutions. She has extensive expertise in investment vehicles and structures, asset management, corporate governance, audit & compliance, sustainable investing and Fintech

     

Operational Team

  • Madeleine Salzmann

    Event Coordination & Administration

    „My drive and motivation to be part of the Swiss Impact Investment Association -SIIA- is to make a valuable contribution to an ecologically friendly, healthy and socially fair world“. …