Dr. Eelco Fiole is the managing partner of Alpha Governance Partners, which is focused globally on risk governance for sustainable and digital investment management. Dr. Fiole is also adjunct professor finance ethics at a.o. the University of Neuchatel. With almost 30 years in the industry, Dr Fiole has over 15 years of board-, COO- and CFO-experience, a.o. as CFO of the Tezos (blockchain) Foundation, and COO within Alternative Investments (AuM USD 17 bn) with Credit Suisse Asset Management. He gained advisory experience with a.o. PwC and started his career as an institutional banker with ABN AMRO. Eelco holds a PhD in economics (Basel) and further degrees in applied ethics (Zurich), social innovation (Cambridge), environmental governance (Geneva), blockchain technologies (Barcelona), positive leadership (Madrid), law (London), business administration, and mechanical engineering (both Rotterdam). He holds a.o. the CFA-, CDir-, QRD-, SCR-, CAIA-, FRM-, and IFQ-designations, is a Fellow of The Institute of Directors in London, and volunteers with a number of high-end bodies. Multilingual, he has 20+ years of substantial private exposure to China. Eelco is the 2022 recipient of the Inspirational Leader Award of CFA Institute for Ethics, a global recognition.