Board and Governance
Maintaining our Constitution
The Counsellors of the Foundation, overseeing the implementation of the ISCM Foundation spirit:
Dr. Zsolt Nyiri
Dr. Nyiri, (Dutch) former senior member at a number of large consulting audit firms and at international operating financial institutions, built his reputation as an expert in asset-based financing and banking. He assists Governments in obtaining funding for their portfolio of projects. He advised on numerous enterprise system implementations. He fulfilled executive roles for a number of large corporates.
In 2007 he received the Global Strategy and Leadership Excellence Award for complex stakeholder-based behavioural simulation modelling, wherein shareholder value creation and systemic risk factors become traceable in a preview – rather than a review.
Walter De Roo
Honorary – Vice Chairman
Mr. Walter De Roo, (Belgian) is retired and advised large Western corporations with subsidiaries in Africa. He worked for Ernst & Young with a focus on attracting Foreign Direct Investments and wrote country development guidelines for African Governments. He lectured on good governance issues, in particular addressing bribery and corruption.
Co-CEO – ISCM Foundation
Hannelie Nyiri, (Dutch / South African) is one of the founders of the ISCM Foundation. Her background in education and communication makes her uniquely qualified to support entrepreneurs from emerging countries. She will liaise with the respective tertiary educational institutions to promote talent with support of study bursaries and funding for universities. She will oversee all educational initiatives – with focus on rural area talent and universities.
H.E. Dr. Mohamed Omaar
Co-CEO – ISCM Foundation
Dr. Mohamed Omaar, (British / Somali) is a retired businessman and former Deputy PM and Foreign Minister of Somalia. He is responsible for ISCM Foundation’s project governance, working in tandem with the CEO of ISCM Investments. In his former career, he held several senior management positions in corporations. He works for the greater good with responsibility for the continent of Africa.
CEO – Systemic Energy Solutions
Mrs. Therese Puetz (German) has a successful track record as a business owner and senior executive with extensive management experience in aviation, logistics and trade. She worked with German, Swedish-American and Emirati global market leaders in transport and logistics, supporting companies in marketing and development of new market segments, innovative products and services. Mrs. Therese Puetz is a long-term supporter of the ISCM Foundation.
MD – Systemic Energy Solutions
Mr. Roger Lim (Singaporean) is home at banking and trading. He will oversee all energy related initiatives in the business unit Systemic Energy Solutions. This is a holding registered in Singapore to regulate the distribution of worldwide licenses for the production of green hydrogen solutions. The income generated from licenses is apportioned for investors and ISCM’s educational mission.
CEO – ISCM Investments
Mr. George Danso (UK), is an accomplished finance professional with over 26 years of experience in financial management, project finance, structured trade finance and capital asset management. He is well versed in the financing of large and capital intensive projects.
Director Legal – ISCM Investments
Mr. Benny Peng (Australian), is a lawyer and represents the ISCM Investments (Singapore), in transactions for the benefit of ISCM Foundation. He is a senior lawyer and chief counsellor at global corporates. His experiences accompanying ISCM’s large scale funding transactions.
Director Growth and Acquisition – ISCM Investments
Mr AJ Coetzee (South African) is the director for growth and acquisitions of ISCM Investments. He is an international mergers and acquisition lawyer, dealmaker, and business executive with extensive experience in value-adding dealmaking and corporate structuring to create sustainable capital structures.
Ms. Dawn Ringrose (Canadian) is passionate about working with organizations to improve performance. She believes in making a contribution to the local economy, trade and quality of life. She has extensive experience in organizational excellence, working across industry sectors, conducting global research, authoring publications and developing tools. Totally aligned with the vision, mission and values of the ISCM Foundation, Ms. Ringrose advises on the excellence portfolio and guides related efforts on nation-building projects.
Mrs. Nancy Nouaimeh, (Belgian) is a behavioural change management practitioner. Her key strength is fostering leadership excellence within a multicultural environment. She affords the Board to reflect on its initiatives with the necessary attention to transformation journeys. The Design Thinking aspect is a departure point wherein she assists with our initiatives to gain impact on desired outcomes. Her deep transformation and change management skills are key to enable our organisation to adapt and adopt new measures.
Individuals supporting the ISCM Foundation with realising its vision – making charity unnecessary and its mission – conducting responsible business.
Mrs. Hanna Kleber, (German) is taking her marketing and communication expertise in the international tourism sector to African Governments. She respects the cultures and the environment in which she operates and actively supports job creation at the local community level. Mrs. Kleber allows tourists to experience the beauty and natural treasures of Africa in a well-organised and planned manner, ensuring a rich travel experience. Key to her approach is to create value for African countries, with the view to include local entrepreneurs – ultimately resulting in job creation and societal welfare.
Mr. Heinz Schneider, (German) is resident in Mexico for more than two decades and develops opportunities for local entrepreneurs. He is ISCM Foundation’s Liaison Director for Mexico and engages with business and government to secure sustainable investments; contributing to national debt reduction, job creation and positive impact on the environment.
The ISCM Foundation and its organisations are audited. Our activities are monitored through dedicated external compliance officers and independent regulators.
The portfolio of CBE is under the leadership of Prof. Dr. Tesha. The legal representation of ISCM Investments Pte. Ltd. falls under Mr. Benny Pang. The Business Simulation services and transformation support are led by Dr. Dimitris Antoniadis. Industry based guest advisors are appointed on a project basis.