François Bonnici

Director, Schwab Foundation

Director of the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship and Head of Social Innovation at the World Economic Forum. 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. 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, civil society, business and philanthropy in progressive and catalytic partnerships. Rhodes Scholar, South Africa (1999); Archbishop Tutu African Leadership Fellow (2013), Associate Fellow Saïd Business School, University of Oxford (2018), Visiting Faculty, Geneva Graduate Institute (2019).