Director & Head, Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, World Economic Forum | SWITZERLAND
Dr François Bonnici is the Head of the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, sister organization of the World Economic Forum. François is a physician, professor and the former Founding Director of the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship University of Cape Town, the first academic centre dedicated to social innovation in Africa. His experience spans over two decades of working across multiple systems, sectors and scales, deeply rooted in context and frontline work, while also working extensively with public sector, multilaterals, civil society and business in progressive and catalytic partnerships. Recognized as a Rhodes Scholar, an Archbishop Tutu African Leadership Fellow and serves as board member of the Tshishimani Centre for Activist Education.