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Our Team

Aniela Unguresan
EDGE Certified Foundation

Prior to co-founding EDGE Certified Foundation, Aniela acquired extensive professional experience as a consultant with Arthur Andersen and Andersen Consulting, as a trader and project manager with TXU Europe and SIG Geneva, and as the CEO of CT Technologies.

She holds an MBA from the University of Geneva and a BA in International Trade from the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies.

Aniela strongly believes that the time has come for businesses to move from vision to action, and that the EDGE certification process will enable them to understand what is holding them back while providing them with a road map to achieve better performance and more inclusive workplaces.



Nicole Schwab
President and Co-Founder
EDGE Certified Foundation

 Nicole is author of The Heart of the Labyrinth, a spiritual parable acclaimed as a beautiful exploration of deep mind, offering a message of Earth-centred wisdom. She was the Founding Director of the Forum of Young Global Leaders, and previously worked on health sector reform projects in Latin America for the World Bank and the Ministry of Health of Bolivia. Nicole holds a Master in Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School and an MA in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University.

She serves on the Boards of several non-profit organizations active in reforestation, ocean conservation and women’s empowerment.

Chris Grieve

Chris Grieve
Executive Director, Standards & Impact
EDGE Certified Foundation

For over a decade Chris has been at the cutting edge of growth in global voluntary social and environmental standards systems. She was a leader at the Marine Stewardship Council and helped establish and grow the International Social and Environmental Accreditation and Labelling (ISEAL) Alliance. Chris founded Meridian Prime, her London-based consulting company which provides creative, innovative approaches to business growth, leadership development and organisational change.
She holds a post-graduate certificate in Applied Science from the Australian Maritime College and an MSc in People and Organizational Development from the University of Sussex.


Mathias Terheggen
Managing Director
EDGE Certified Foundation

 Mathias is a global expert on corporate and private philanthropy. He brings over a decade of hands-on experience in addressing social and environmental challenges at a tactical and strategic level.

A physicist by education, he developed his professional focus on social sector topics during his work at McKinsey & Company, through his position as Global Head Philanthropy Services at UBS and as COO of the Asia Philanthropy Circle in Singapore. He serves several social enterprises and foundations as advisor, board member and active shareholder and regularly speaks on various aspects of philanthropy.


Roger Mueller, Chief Operating Officer

Roger Mueller
Chief Operating Officer

Roger started his career with a bachelor in chemistry and then specialized in flavors at Givaudan. He moved to pharmaceutical sales with Lubapharm, Switzerland and joined Abbott in 1988 as Product Manager, Hospital Products, and in 1995 became Division Manager in which role he built a new Nutrition Division in Switzerland.

In 2000 he moved to Global Business Development for Medical Nutritionals in Abbott Park, USA and was promoted to Regional Director, CEE in 2005. Late 2007 he returned to Switzerland as Abbott Nutrition Country Manager and in 2015 became Country Manager Region DACH. 


Lucy Jay-Kennedy Communications Director, EDGE Strategy

Lucy Jay-Kennedy
Communications Director
EDGE Strategy

Lucy provides strategic communications support to EDGE certified client organizations. In her role, she is responsible for engaging with Diversity and Inclusion communications experts, members of the media and high-level networking platforms. She acquired extensive professional experience as global media adviser for Solar Impulse and in strategic communications and media relations at the World Economic Forum for over 10 years.
Lucy holds a first class BA (Hons) in International Business Studies and Spanish from the European Business School, London.


Johan Tideman Lead Client Adviser,  EDGE Strategy

Johan Tideman
Lead Client Adviser
EDGE Strategy

Johan has been working for the past two years with more than 50 large organizations to close the corporate gender gap. He strategically supports global companies in implementing a workforce analytics approach to gender equality and prepares them for the EDGE Certification.

Johan holds a Master’s and Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and has also studied Economics at Stockholm University.


Andrew Campbell Black

Andrew Campbell Black
Client Adviser
EDGE Strategy


Andrew has acquired extensive knowledge of corporate sustainability and environmental, social and governance investing through operational, research and client-facing roles with the Swiss-based asset manager, RobecoSAM. He also has consulting experience with PricewaterhouseCoopers in the United Kingdom.

Andrew holds a BA (Hons) in Human Sciences from the University of Oxford and a MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College London.


Eleanor Tabi Haller-Jorden Strategic Adviser

Eleanor Tabi Haller-Jorden
Strategic Adviser

Eleanor Tabi Haller-Jorden is the President and CEO of The Paradigm Forum GmbH (TPF), a global consultancy and think tank operating at the intersection of social justice and workplace innovation. In April 2013, she was appointed Visiting Scholar at IMD Business School.

Appointed EDGE’s strategic advisor in 2014, Tabi provides a variety of hands-on tools, approaches and perspectives to help drive EDGE’s market impact and global outreach.


Mario Tomasello
Client Adviser
EDGE Strategy

Mario has acquired extensive experience in data analysis and data science as a post-doctoral researcher at ETH Zurich, especially in the field of socio-economic systems. His main area of expertise is the implementation of advanced data analytics solutions, metrics and graphics for dynamic systems (e.g. social, biological or economic networks). He also has consulting experience with Accenture in the field of sustainability, green technologies and smart cities.
Mario holds a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Physics from the University of Catania (Italy), a Master’s degree in Green Management, Energy and Corporate Social Responsibility from Bocconi University, Milan (Italy) and a Ph.D. in Complex Systems from ETH Zurich (Switzerland).



So Why EDGE?

The EDGE Certification is like LEED certification for buildings- but instead of shrinking the carbon footprint- EDGE breaks the glass ceiling by insuring workplace policies free up the pipeline to allow women to ascend to leadership.
Megan Beyer, Panellist, Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), USA