Our Team

The people behind DOT Glasses have decades of international experience from the corporate, management consulting, entrepreneurial and non-profit sectors. But mostly, they're passionate about the DOT Glasses mission.

The Core Team

Philip Staehelin

Philip is an innovator and a leader who blends contagious optimism with pragmatic realism. Finding solutions to hard challenges has been a lifelong passion, which served him well in his corporate and consulting careers... Read more

Romana Staehelin

Romana is a corporate lawyer who has worked for global law firms such as Linklaters and Freshfields, but more recently served as General Counsel for the top players in the European transport industry such as Veolia... Read more

Vojtech Foukal

Vojtech bridges the corporate and entrepreneurial worlds (ex Microsoft, Nokia, Online and Healthcare Startups), where he has developed broad experience in the technical, sales and marketing areas ... Read more

Joanna Safarik

Joanna is an enterprising professional and educator, who brings to DOT Glasses a diverse set of skills and competencies gained from her experience in politics, fundraising, progressive education, and NGOs... Read more

Advisory Council

Gwen Young

A lawyer and public policy expert by training, Gwen Young currently serves  as the Director of the Wilson Center’s Global Women’s Leadership Initiative and Women in Public Service Project... Read more

Oren Ginzburg

has worked in Development for over two decades with UNICEF, Save the Children, and The Global Fund. He currently serves as the Director of the Access to Health Fund (UNOPS) in Myanmar... Read more

Ivan Lukas

Private sector engagement enthusiast. Has extensive experience with policy analysis, advocacy, outreach and project management in a think tank, in academia, in government and at the UNDP... Read more