We make teams better. We recognise the energy of each individual and help to channel it into the right direction. We turn people into creative and functioning teams. Because good teams consist of people who are passionate about their cause and their team and trust each other. We coach, we advise, we accompany and we are there for you across language and cultural borders. Individually or in groups.
Anja Wyden Guelpa
Why do you need Anja Wyden Guelpa as a consultant or coach? Because she is a woman who can draw from her tireless optimism and her immense life experience. Thanks to these skills, she quickly recognises the abilities, weaknesses and hidden talents of her counterpart. With her cordial lightness she effortlessly connects the francophone and German-speaking parts of Switzerland and, with her vitality and competence, whirls up the parquet of international stages. As a trilingual lecturer, board member, president of two foundations and first former chancellor of the canton of Geneva, Anja Wyden Guelpa likes people. Her goal is to unite us all in a better world, which we are building together with her – as a team. Because we make teams better.
After 20 years of experience in key management positions both in the private sector at IBM and in the public sector as project manager at SECO, Director General for Social Affairs and Chancellor of the Canton of Geneva, she and her team now advise companies and managers on innovation and corporate culture. She divides her time between her company civicLab, her directorships, philanthropic commitments and teaching innovation methods at the University of Lausanne and the Geneva School of Economics (HEG). In 2019, she will initiate the civicChallenge – Public Innovator for Switzerland.
Mandates on boards of directors, commissions and foundation boards
Suisse Tourisme (since 2013)
Swiss Risk and care (since 2018)
Conseil de l’innovation Innosuisse (since 2018)
Cooperation Mobiliar (member since 2020)
President of the Stockalper Castle Foundation and its academic research institute (since 2016)
MATZA, art, land use and democracy (member since 2015)
PRO F0undation Board(since 2018)
As a project manager, Che has extensive experience in managing complex and innovative projects. He is the project leader of the public sector innovation incubator civicChallenge, which civicLab launched in 2019. Che has previously worked on a digitalization project at the authority for the protection of children and adults of the canton of Basel and was the campaign leader of the federal popular initiative “for an unconditional basic income” in 2016.
He holds a master’s degree in European Studies from the University of Basel and a master’s degree in economic history from the University of Zurich.
Communication and scientific contribution
Gioia holds a Bachelor’s degree in social anthropology and business communication from the University of Fribourg. She also did her military service as a volunteer in infantry troops. After becoming an officer in 2017, she started a Master’s degree in public policy and management at the Graduate Institute of Public Administration at the University of Lausanne. She is now doing a final-year internship for the civicChallenge project.
Maulde is passionate about innovation and technologies. She is driven by collaboration and the promotion of innovative projects that will help us as a society to overcome the scientific, technological, and societal challenges of tomorrow.
Familiar with the Swiss public sector, she trained at Swissnex (Boston) and the Swiss Embassy (London). A side of her responsibilities at CivicChallenge, she is currently working at the Center for Intelligent Systems (CIS) EPFL, promoting research and projects in this innovative field.
Visual artist and curator, Séverin regularly exhibits his work in Switzerland and abroad. In 2014, he founded the Matza project which brings together artists and scientists in extreme regions of the world to work on territorial, ecological and social issues. Séverin regularly teaches at art schools and universities. He holds an MA from the Geneva University of Art and Design (HEAD) and a degree in Political Science from the University of Geneva.
Sacha Béraud daisybell
Sacha Béraud daisybell
Sacha is a designer, consultant and developer. He is the founder of daisybell, an agency specialised in graphic design and web development.
He studied Art and Design at the Graduate School of Fine Arts of Bordeaux (BA),
Theory of Art and Language at EHESS in Paris and finished his studies at the HEAD | HES-SO of Geneva (MA).