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Victor Philippenko – Public Diplomat, Governance Innovator and Philanthropist.

Victor Philippenko is a chairman of the G20 Foundation, a platform for governance innovation within G20 process, with direct access to world CEO’s, state’s, civil society and thought leaders.

He is a strong supporter of “Outreach Dialogue” since his first involvement with G20 back in 2010 and significantly contributed to the integration of major stakeholders from business, academia, public institutions, and youth organizations, the initiative that he introduced to Christine Lagarde at the G20 Summit in 2011.

As a philanthropist he supports education, environment and science. As an advocate for next generation philanthropy he is an active member of Nexus, is a global movement of 2000+ young people from over 70 countries working to increase and improve philanthropy and impact investing by bridging communities of wealth and social entrepreneurship.

As a eco-system builder he co-founded Next B2B Forum in order to position Frankfurt as a leading B2B start-up hub in Europe as well as Green Growth Forum, which was highly supported by major corporations and German federal government.

Professionally he gathered hands-on venture capital experience as investment manager and member of the investment committee of a venture capital fund focusing on clean-tech sector investments and trusted advisor for family offices.

His recent speaking engagements include lectures and key notes at London School of Economics and Political Science, University of Bologna Alma Graduate School, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, Chicago Graduate School of Business, Goethe University and major international conferences

He is a Global Shaper of the World Economic Forum and was the Founding Curator of Global Shapers Hub in Frankfurt am Main.