Thu, 22 Apr|
Board Owl Masterclass - Fuel Your Career and Passion by Joining a Board
We are delighted to invite you to our first joint Advisory Board Masterclass. The goal of this class is to support professional women on the path to becoming board members. We want to encourage experienced women to have a sustainable impact to align companies with the UN SDGs.
Time & Location
22 Apr 2021, 17:00 – 19:00 CEST
About the Event
We are excited to announce our collaboration with Board Owl. Board Owl provides board-related education and matching services between companies and vetted professionals for Corporate and Advisory Board positions, with a strong focus on sustainability and diversity. Our organizations have an international network aiming to make a positive impact. We contribute towards economic growth, entrepreneurship, and business transition aligned with values of authenticity and integrity.
This exciting collaboration will support the goals of WISF in transforming the financial industry towards sustainability by levering the potential of women. The collaboration will empower our members as they will have access to Board Owl's board opportunity openings. Together we can truly make a difference as our WISF members bring diversity, passion, and sustainability into the equation on Advisory Boards.
We are delighted to invite you to our first joint Advisory Board Masterclass. The goal of this class is to support professional women on the path to becoming board members. We want to encourage experienced women to have a sustainable impact to align companies with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
During the session, our speaker Donald Waterreus will cover the following points:
- How does it work and what makes you eligible to join a board?
- The different types of boards, their mission, and composition
- The role and responsibilities of a board member
- Where and how to find board seats?
- Introducing Board Owl and how they can support you
The Masterclass is intended for experienced women working in the financial industry who want to contribute with their knowledge and experience to gender-equal, sustainable, and authentic corporations.
Donald Waterreus, Advisory Board Member at Board Owl, has decades of experience in the financial industry. He started his career as an interest rates trader for Mees Pierson in Amsterdam. Later, he took over the roles of treasurer and head of products at ABN AMRO, Switzerland. In 2006, he became the global head of investment advisory for the UBS wealth management division. In 2015, he was appointed COO of Pictet private bank in Geneva. Donald studied international management at the Hogere Economische School of Amsterdam, participated in the Executive Development Program at INSEAD, and holds a Harvard certification as a FinTech professional.
- WISF-members and Board Owl-members participate for free
- Non-members pay CHF 75.- (become a member here)