Karin Monica Schmitt
Co-Founder of the FGVA, Managing Director and Member of the Board of Trustees

Karin Monika Schmitt, co-founder and director of the Foundation Global Values Alliance (2013), previously shaped the strategic positioning of the Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development as an internationally recognized and influential institution, leading it to consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UNECOSOC). She also directed successful development projects in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Karin contributed to the debate on corporate ethics and development policy through high-profile publications in several languages.