Past Speakers

SBYS brings an exciting range of experience to the stage. Excite and inspire your delegates with the best conference speakers.

Dr. Muhammad Yunus
Founder- Grameen Bank

Muhammad Yunus is a Bangladeshi social entrepreneur, banker, economist, and civil society leader who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for founding the Grameen Bank and pioneering the concepts of microcredit and microfinance.

Dr. Muhammad Yunus
Founder- Grameen Bank
Hans Reitz
Founder - Grameen Creative Lab

Hans Reitz is active in many areas and uses his corporate expertise to create synergies. He has a hand in numerous companies, including as the Co-Founder of ``Perfect Day”. Every one of his business models associates high aesthetic and qualitative demands with sustainable corporate culture.

Hans Reitz
Founder - Grameen Creative Lab
Lamiya Morshed
Executive Director - Yunus Centre

Ms. Morshed has been the Executive Director of Yunus Centre, the global hub for social business activities of Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus, since its inception as the Yunus Secretariat in 2006 and its formal incorporation in 2008.

Lamiya Morshed
Executive Director - Yunus Centre
Parveen Mahmud
MD, Grameen Telecom Trust

Parveen Mahmud
MD, Grameen Telecom Trust
H.E. Mercia Bernicat
Ambassador of USA to Bangladesh

Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat became the U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh on February 4, 2015. A career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor, she previously served as Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Human Resources at the U.S. Department of State.

H.E. Mercia Bernicat
Ambassador of USA to Bangladesh
Eric Ipavec
Managing Director, Grameen Danone Foods ltd

Éric Ipavec’s previous career reflects his curiosity and his attachment to Danone. He joined the group right after completing his studies as an agri-food engineer, and worked successively in the R&D, manufacturing and supply chain teams.

Eric Ipavec
Managing Director, Grameen Danone Foods ltd
Tafsir Awal
Director, Multimode Group

Tafsir Mohammed Awal currently serves as the Director of Multimode Group, and is actively involved in operational aspects of the Groups concerns. He has a Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications and a Master of Science in Entrepreneurial Management from the European School of Business, London, UK.

Tafsir Awal
Director, Multimode Group
Kerstin Humberg
Founder, Yunel

Dr. Kerstin Humberg is the founder of 'Yunel' , a mission-driven start-up in Berlin. Yunel aims to ‘make happiness work’ based on Applied Positive Psychology. Before embarking on this endeavor in January 2015, Kerstin worked as a Business Consultant for McKinsey & Company in Hamburg (2006-214).

Kerstin Humberg
Founder, Yunel
Shazeeb Islam
Curator, SBYS

Shazeeb M Khairul Islam is a Bangladeshi social entrepreneur and the Founder of SBYA Global which has worked with hundreds of young entrepreneurs in Asia and Europe. He holds an MBA in International Business from the University of Dhaka.

Shazeeb Islam
Curator, SBYS