Executive Board for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

Serving as a bridge between the Wharton School and the broader Wharton and business communities in the EMEA region, this board helps to inform the ongoing priorities and future direction of the Wharton School, with emphasis on initiatives pertaining to this region. The Executive Board for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa is an important component of Wharton’s volunteer leadership structure, and provides alumni leaders and friends with a particular interest in the region with the opportunity to share their expertise with the School.

Mike Hugel
Senior Director, International Relations
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Chair

Antoine Drean, WG92

Founder, Chairman and CEO
Zuavel

Member

Fadi Arbid, WG03

Chief Executive Officer & Founding Partner
Amwal Al Khaleej

Bonnie Bandeen, C80 WG85

Owner/Managing Partner
Podere Tramonti Societa Agricola Srl.

Mohamed Bassatne, WG89

Chief Executive Officer
BB Energy Group

Edouard Bich, WG88

Partner
Société MBD

Lamia Boutaleb, WG98

Chief Executive Officer
Capital Trust, Inc.

Christophe Charlier, C94 W94

Chairman of the Board of Directors
Renaissance Capital

Christian Dahlberg, W88

Co-Founder, Partner & CEO
Schuylkill Partners

Marisa Drew, WG92

CEO, Impact Advisory and Finance Department
Credit Suisse Group AG

Saif Ghobash, W04

Director General
Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority

Mehmet Habbab, W65 WG67

Chairman
Delta STAR Petroleum Products Trading Co.

Christian Hernandez, WG03

Managing Partner and Co-Founder
White Star Capital

Lady Barbara Judge, CW66

Chairman, Institute of Directors (United Kingdom)
Institute of Directors

Eric Kacou, WG04

Chief Executive Officer
Entrepreneurial Solutions Partners (ESP)

Simon Palley, WG83

Senior Advisor
TowerBrook Capital Partners

Adil Popat, WG84

Chief Executive Officer
Simba Corporation

Pelayo Primo de Rivera, WG94

Executive Partner
Kefren Capital Real Estate

Vedat Sadioglu, W86

Partner & Manager
Kapital Real Estate

Alexander Sarrigeorgiou, WG82

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Eurolife ERB Insurance Group

Joy Seppala, WG89

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
SISU Capital Limited

Kamal Tabet, WG84

Co-Founder and Chairman
Adon Capital

Mark Tagliaferri, W85

Managing Director & Head, London Office
GI Partners

Navin Valrani, W93

CEO
The Arcadia Preparatory School

Christian Varin, WG70

Chairman
Fovabis

Bernard Wendeln, WG04

Chairman and President
WEGA Invest GmbH

Former Executive Board Members

Mohammed Alshaya, WG85

M. H. Alshaya Co., W.L.L.
Executive Chairman
2001-2012

Stephen Barclay, WG67

Clink Wharf Associates Ltd
Founder & Director
1998-2009

Stefan Bichsel, WAM94

Banque Cantonale Vaudoise
Member of the Executive Board
2005-2012

Judith Bollinger, WG81

Judico Capital Pte. Ltd.
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
2001-2010

Michel Carite, WG74

Bréval Financière
President and Director General
2001-2006

L Clark, W63 WG68

1994-2005

Zehavit Cohen, G91

APAX partners Israel Ltd
Managing Partner and Office Head
2013-2016

Angel Corcostegui, WG80 GR82

Magnum Industrial Partners
Founder and General Partner
1991-2008

Marco De Benedetti, WG88

The Carlyle Group
Managing Director & Co-Head of European Buyout
2008-2017

Frank Destribats, WG80

2007-2016

Guy Detrilles, WG71

SA Egon Zehnder Associates
Managing Partner
1988-2006

Isaac Devash, WEV88

Devash Investments and Consulting Ltd.
Managing Director
2001-2013

Frederic Dubois, WG73

Sante & Loisirs
President and Founding Shareholder
1988-2007

Sebastian Escarrer, WG93

Sebastian Escarrer Jaume
Manager
2007-2015

Michael Fisher, WG74

Multi-Manager Investments Ag
Managing Partner
1999-2003

Michel Fleuriet, GR73

University of Paris Dauphine
Professor Investment Banking
1999-2002

David Greenwald, W80

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Chairman
2012-2015

Anthony Hamilton-Russell, WG90

Hamilton Russell Vineyards
Proprietor
2008-2011

Stuart Hampson, WAM91

2006-2009

Richard Hayden, WG69

Haymarket Financial LLP
Chairman
1998-2011

Shiv Khemka, G90 WG90

SUN Group
Vice Chairman
2001-2013

Dominique Langlois, WG74

EIM
Partner
1997-2006

Alain Levy, WG72

Algean Group
Executive Chairman
1992-2009

Claude Marion, WG80

Spinnaker Capital Ltd
Managing Director
2007-2013

Aditya Mittal, W96

ArcelorMittal
Chief Financial Officer, GMB Member
2005-2015

Wolfram Nolte, WG77

etlon GmbH
President
1992-2014

Felipe Oriol, WG74

Corpfin Capital Asesores,SA, SGECR
Senior Advisor
1988-2003

Corrado Passera, WG80

Italia Unica

1990-2011

Ashraf Rizvi, W86

SummerHaven Investment Management
Partner
2006-2009

Jean-Pierre Rosso, WG67

World Economic Forum
Chairman
1998-2010

Richard Sapp, WG81

1999-2005

Alfred Schindler, WG78

Schindler Holding Ltd
Chairman
1988-2011

Henning Schulte-Noelle, WG73

Allianz AG
Chairman of The Supervisory Board
1992-2002

Tarek Sultan, WG90

Agility
Chairman & Managing Director
2009-2011

Henry Sweetbaum, W59

International Centre Study Of Radicalisation
Managing Director
1999-2002

Daouda Thiam, WG74

Presidence de La Republique
Conseiller Charge Des Ressources Naturelles
2001-2012

Gideon Tolkowsky, WG83

BME Capital Management Ltd.
Principal
2001-2009

Jacob Wallenberg, W80 WG81

Investor AB
Chairman of the Board
1988-2007

Jeffrey Weingarten, W70

Grosvenor Fund Management
Chief Executive
2000-2011

Barry Wilson, WG67

1988-2003

Hassan Yamani, WG83

Anaam International Holding Group
Chief Executive Officer
2001-2011

Klaus Zumwinkel, WG71

Morgan Stanley
Director
1988-2009