Board of Trustees

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Lavinia Jacobs

Chair

Lavinia Jacobs has been a member of the Board of Trustees since April 2007, and holds the position of Chair since April 2015. She is a freelance art consultant in Zurich. She completed a degree in law at the University of Basel in 2005.

Nathalie Albin-Jacobs

Board Member

Nathalie Albin-Jacobs has been a member of the Board of Trustees since July 2012. She works as a PR Consultant in Zurich. Nathalie Albin-Jacobs graduated from the University of Zurich with a degree in sociology.

Hans Ambühl

Board Member

Hans Ambühl has been a member of the Board of Trustees since October 2013. Since 2000, Mr. Ambühl has been General Secretary of the Swiss Conference of Cantonal Ministers of Education in Bern.

William Egbe

Board Member

William Egbe joined the Jacobs Foundation Board of Trustees in April 2015. The engineer with MBA is Group Director Strategic Planning and Sustainability for the Coca-Cola Eurasia & Africa Group.

Sandro Giuliani

Delegate of the Board / Managing Director

Sandro Giuliani, Managing Director of the Jacobs Foundation, joined the Board of Trustees in April 2015.

Dr. Joh. Christian Jacobs

Honorary Chairman

Dr. Joh. Christian Jacobs joined the Board of the Jacobs Foundation in 1995 and was appointed Chairman of the Board in 2004. He was a partner at leading law firms for over 20 years, advising companies on issues of business law. Today Joh. Christian Jacobs is active as an entrepreneurial investor. Since April 2015, he holds the position of Honorary Chairman.

Prof. Dr. Ulman Lindenberger

Board Member

Prof. Dr. Ulman Lindenberger joined the Jacobs Foundation Board of Trustees in January 2012. The German psychologist is Director of the Center for Lifespan Psychology at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin.

Prof. Marta Tienda, Ph.D.

Board Member

Marta Tienda joined the Jacobs Foundation’s Board of Trustees in October 1999. She is “Maurice P. During ’22″ Professor of Demographic Studies and Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs at Princeton University.

Prof. Laura Tyson, Ph.D.

Board Member

Laura Tyson joined the Jacobs Foundation Board of Trustees in January 2012. US economist Laura Tyson is Professor at the Haas School of Business of the University of California, Berkeley.

Dr. Olaf von Maydell

Board Member

Dr. Olaf von Maydell has been a member of the Board of Trustees since May 2013. A tax consultant who holds a PhD in agricultural economics, Dr. von Maydell is a partner in the Schomerus & Partner tax consulting firm in Berlin.