Director, Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility, Diversey, Inc
Stefan is the Regional Director for Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), for the Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Africa, Latin and Central America, at Diversey. Stefan is a strong advocate of CSV – Creating Shared Value – by addressing societal needs with a business model. He specializes in helping needy communities create sustainable livelihood programs as a means to lift them out from poverty. Currently, Stefan leads over 150 active projects in over 30 countries, mostly projects on child protection, anti-human trafficking, livelihood programs and disaster relief and rehabilitation. In addition to the CSV work, Stefan speaks in various regional conferences highlighting the issues of environmental sustainability and climate change, and how businesses can help mitigate these urgent needs faced by many regions in the world today. Stefan has a Bachelor’s (Honours) Degree in Microbiology and a Master’s Degree in Molecular Epidemiology from the National University of Singapore. Stefan is a Child Protection Advocate accredited with the International Child Protection Network (ICPN) for Asia, Middle East and Africa. In 2014, he was awarded the UK Crown’s Medal for outstanding contribution in working with partners to address trafficking victims’ needs and bringing offenders to justice.