Structure & Members

Marco Föllmi
President

Economist by training from the University of Geneva, Marco Föllmi has filled divers responsible positions in the financial and administrative domain involved in the banking, commercial and patrimonial sections of Geneva. He has, to note, exercised during twelve years the positon of Treasurer of the Republic and Canton of Geneva, managing, notably, a debt of several thousand francs and holding close relationships with the banking and financial world for its financing.

In parallel he held, at a political level, during three mandates of four years, the position of Administrative Councillor and Mayor of the 3 rd Town of the Canton of Geneva, in charge of finances and development of the territory and the management of an important number of communal buildings.

Finally, as member of the management of the National Bank of Switzerland (le BNS) during nine years, he was the ambassador to the economic, political and professional circles for the region of Geneva, Jura and Neuchâtel. In this role, he acted as an observer of the regional economic situation and as a contributor to monetary policy on behalf of the BNS’s Directorate General.

With various mandates since 2013, he took over the presidency of Earth Focus Foundation in March 2016.

Nicola Spafford-Furey
Vice-President

With a leading Canadian forester for her Grandfather, the person who was the first to introduce re-afforestation in Quebec, Nicola has always been motivated, active and close to Nature.

She promoted the Programme for Belize, half a million acres of rainforest that have been protected in perpetuity for the Belizean people.

With diplomatic and business experience in Geneva she has been involved with Earth Focus since its conception in 1992.

Believing that raising awareness to sustainability with learning and action is vital for now, the future and for all.


FOUNDATION BOARD (FB)

PRESIDENT :

M Marco Föllmi

 

VICE PRESIDENT & SECRETARY :

Ms Nicola Spafford-Furey

 

TREASURER :

M Eric Hohberger

 

MEMBERS :

M Martin Andrysek

M Barry Guilbert-Miguet

Ms Teodorina Lessidrenska

M Emmanuel Schaller

Ms Sandra Schlittler

M Andrew Sharman

 


EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE (EMC)

SPOKESWOMAN :

Nicola Spafford-Furey

 

MEMBERS :

M Carl Bjertnes (Finance & Administration)

M Marco Föllmi (President EFF)

Ms Teodorina Lessidrenska (Sustainability World)

M Adrien Oleszkiewicz (Green Map, Sustainabus, International Solidarity)

M Christophe Pardo (Digital)

Ms Nicola Spafford Furey (Vice-President EFF)

Ms Pierra-Lisa Spafford (Fundraising)

 

 

 

 

 


CENTRE OBJECTIF TERRE (COT)

PROJECT COORDINATOR :

Pascal van Griethuysen

 

MEMBERS :

Pierre-Alexis Arnaud

Marco Föllmi

Benoît Junod

Adrien Oleszkiewicz

Nicola Spafford Furey

Pierre Michel Volandré

 

 

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SUSTAINABILITY WORLD (SW)
& EF ACADEMY (EFA)

PROJECT COORDINATOR :

Teodorina Lessidrenska

 

MEMBERS :

Kenneth Wong

Ron Ockwell

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SUSTAINABUS (SBUS)

 

PROJECT COORDINATOR :

Adrien Oleszkiewicz

 

MEMBERS :

Youness Chtaini

Marco Föllmi

Claudie Para

Nicola Spafford Furey

Daniel Whittle

 

 

 

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GREEN MAP SWISS (GMS)

PROJECT COORDINATOR :

Adrien Oleszkiewicz

 

MEMBERS :

Miguel Ayala

Youness Chtaini

 

 

 

 

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ALP ACTION (AA)

PROJECT COORDINATOR :

Emmanual Schaller

 

MEMBERS :

Barry Gilbert-Miguet

Sandra Schlittler

 

 

 

 

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PROJECT CHILE

PROJECT COORDINATOR :

Adrien Oleszkiewicz

 

MEMBERS :

Miguel Ayala

Carl Bjertnes

Youness Chtaini

Estefania Romero Garcia

 

 

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