BMA Medical Fair and Ethical Trade Group
Mahmood Bhutta is an ENT surgeon working in the UK National Health Service, and a Research Fellow at the University of Oxford. In 2007, he was a Co-Founder of the Medical Fair and Ethical Trade Group at the British Medical Association. The purpose of this group is to investigate, promote and facilitate fair and ethical trade in the production and supply of commodities to the healthcare industry. For his work in this area he was awarded Young Epidemiologist of the Year by the Royal Society of Medicine in 2008.
The Social Capital Fund
Lars Jannick Johansen is founder and CEO of Denmark’s first social venture fund, The Social Capital Fund. Previously, he was Director of Scandinavia’s biggest independent think tank, Monday Morning. He is a board member for the Danish Center for Social Economy and appointed advisor to the Danish government, Copenhagen Business School, the University of Copenhagen and the Norwegian social venture fund, Ferd Sosiale Entreprenører. In 2009 he was named one of the three most influential Danish business executives under the age of 40.
Chief Operating Officer
Lance is Chief Operating Officer of Zamzee. Before Zamzee, Lance was Vice President of Program and Impact at the Skoll Foundation and Executive Director at the San Francisco AIDS Foundation. As Vice President, Programme and Impact, Lance Henderson was responsible for leading a team of professionals who implemented the Skoll Foundation’s “invest” strategy for social entrepreneurs. His responsibilities included strategic programme development, execution and evaluation, with a primary emphasis on grant making investments and services that advance the field of social entrepreneurship. Lance was previously with the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, where he held a number of executive positions throughout his 12-year tenure. Concurrent with his work at the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, Lance served as Chief Financial Officer and then as President of the Pangaea Global AIDS Foundation.
Souk el Tayeb
Kamal Mouzawak founded Beirut’s first farmers’ market, Souk el Tayeb, to support small farmers, offer high quality organic products, and unite religious groups along shared culinary traditions. Through Kamal’s leadership, Souk el Tayeb has expanded into a network of over 100 members with weekly farmers markets throughout Lebanon. Kamal has partnered with international organizations to coordinate Food & Feast festivals that celebrate the heritage and culture of regional foods. Along with his appointment as a Synergos Social Innovator, Kamal was named a “New Heroes-Worldwide” in 2009 by Monocle Magazine, and his work was featured in the New York Times.
Global Director, Citi Microfinance and Community Development
Bob Annibale leads Citi’s initiatives and partnerships supporting community development and finance through financial inclusion, education and asset building; neighbourhood revitalisation; and small business and microenterprise development. He also heads Citi’s global commercial relationships with microfinance and community institutions, to expand access to financial services. His teams have been particularly focused on developing innovative platforms for scaling access to finance and savings through partnerships and correspondents.
Cori Shepherd Stern is an Academy Award nominated producer, working in both documentary and narrative film, as well as the Co-Founder of Strongheart, an non-profit organisation specialising in amplifying the impact of highly-effective social change movements and organisations. Her films include the Oscar-nominated documentary 'Open Heart' and commercial hit 'Warm Bodies'. She is currently in production on a documentary about Partners in Health and the history of the global health and social justice movement.