top leaders share our mission

The PHINEO and United Way partnership is supported by an international Advisory Board. Committed to dialogue and partnerships across national borders, each board member acts to provide us their individual advice and support.

John “Jack” Holcomb., Jr.
Partner, Kramer Holcomb Sheik LLP

Prof. Dr. Michael Hüther
Director and Member of the Presidium, German Economic Institute

David Knower
Partner and General Manager, Cerberus Deutschland Beteiligungsberatung GmbH; Vice President, American Chamber of Commerce in Germany

Kimberly Marteau Emerson
Board of Directors, Human Rights Watch; Principal, KME Consulting

Johannes Masserer
Director of Membership, Jonathan Club

Normann Rösch
Ambassador, Credit Suisse (Germany) AG

Dr. Nina Smidt
Director International Planning and Development; President American Friends of Bucerius, ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius

Dr. Steven E. Sokol
President of the American Council on Germany

Julie Linn Teigland 
Regional Managing Partner Germany, Switzerland and Austria, EY/ Ernst & Young GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft 

Julia Thiele-Schürhoff 
Chairperson of the Executive Board, Knorr-Bremse Global Care e. V. 

Dr. Towa-Christina Gräfin von Bismark 
Executive Director, UBS Switzerland AG

Huberta von Voss
Senior International Advisor, ISD Global

Carl von Wrede 
Managing Director, UBS Europe SE, 
Head Global Family Office Germany

Leslie Williams
Partner, CKR Law

Jochen Müller
Vice President Human Resources &
Labor Relations UPS Europe SPRL/BVBA


Meet Kimberly Marteau Emerson:

“civil society is that outside voice that helps strengthen the backbone of our rights, our liberties and the kind of world in which we want to live.”


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