Speakers & Events
Philipp Haindl – co-founder – Serafin Group
Philipp completed his studies at London School of Economics with a Master of Global Economic History. He started his career as Associate at KPMG in the audit department before moving on to corporate finance valuation services.
Before founding Serafin, Philipp was active in business analysis and acquisitions for five years and was involved in numerous M&A transactions.
Serafin is a diversified industrial group, whose philosophy is based on more than 150 years of entrepreneurial tradition of its shareholding family. Serafin invests into companies with the aim to foster their long term development in accordance with all stakeholders. This development is accompanied by the expertise of advisory board members Prof. Dr. Bernd Gottschalk, Wolfgang Ley and Prof. Dr. Heinrich von Pierer.
Photo: Niko Schmid-Burgk@Schierke Artists
Steve Malkin, CEO at Planet First and Founder of The Planet Mark
Steve is a passionate and enthusiastic advocate of sustainability and the role of business in creating a better quality of life. In 2013, he founded The Planet Mark sustainability certification in partnership with the Eden Project. Steve visits and works with organisations across the UK, awarding them The Planet Mark certification in recognition for their positive contributions to society and the environment. On his travels, Steve meets individuals who are making a real difference and he shares their uplifting stories along with his own narrative on sustainability. It blends an inspiring vision of a better way of living with the practical steps that we can take to get there.