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Honorary graduates 2022

André & Rosalie Hoffmann (DSc)

Thursday 14 July 2022 11:45am

André Hoffmann is a businessman, environmentalist, and philanthropist, and a passionate advocate for business as a force for good.

André is Vice Chairman of Roche Holding AG, the family business. He also sits on the Board of SystemIQ, the Board of Trustees of the World Economic Forum, and the Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

André also has a distinguished career in nature conservation and sustainability. He is the President of the MAVA Foundation, and also of Fondation Tour du Valat. He is also Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Hoffmann Global Institute in Business and Society at INSEAD.

Rosalie Hoffmann co-chairs the Hoffmann family foundation with her husband André.

Together they have actively championed women’s leadership issues and supported education initiatives from primary to post grad levels. The foundation also supports cultural, health and environmental projects around the world.

Rosalie holds a BA in Geography with Economics from the University of Exeter, UK and is currently based in Switzerland and the UK.

She serves or has served on the board of several non-profit organisations, including the MAVA Foundation and the International School of Lausanne. Her other interests include the natural world, agriculture and gardening, culture and travel.