Our team

Teri Schwartz
Chairperson of the Swarovski Foundation
Teri Schwartz
Trustee
Teri Schwartz
Trustee
Teri Schwartz
Trustee
Teri Schwartz
Trustee
Teri Schwartz
Trustee
Teri Schwartz
Trustee
Paul Van Zyl
Chairperson of the Swarovski Foundation
Paul Van Zyl
Trustee
Paul Van Zyl
Trustee
Paul Van Zyl
Trustee
Paul Van Zyl
Trustee
Paul Van Zyl
Trustee
Paul Van Zyl
Trustee
Mimma Viglezio
Chairperson of the Swarovski Foundation
Mimma Viglezio
Trustee
Mimma Viglezio
Trustee
Mimma Viglezio
Trustee
Mimma Viglezio
Trustee
Mimma Viglezio
Trustee
Mimma Viglezio
Trustee
Jonathan Ballie
Chairperson of the Swarovski Foundation
Jonathan Ballie
Trustee
Jonathan Ballie
Trustee
Jonathan Ballie
Trustee
Jonathan Ballie
Trustee
Jonathan Ballie
Trustee
Jonathan Ballie
Trustee
Helene Von Damm
Chairperson of the Swarovski Foundation
Helene Von Damm
Trustee
Helene Von Damm
Trustee
Helene Von Damm
Trustee
Helene Von Damm
Trustee
Helene Von Damm
Trustee
Helene Von Damm
Trustee
Marisa Schiestl-Swarovski
Chairperson of the Swarovski Foundation
Marisa Schiestl-Swarovski
Trustee
Marisa Schiestl-Swarovski
Trustee
Marisa Schiestl-Swarovski
Trustee
Marisa Schiestl-Swarovski
Trustee
Marisa Schiestl-Swarovski
Trustee
Marisa Schiestl-Swarovski
Trustee
Nadja Swarovski
Chairperson of the Swarovski Foundation
Nadja Swarovski
Trustee
Nadja Swarovski
Trustee
Nadja Swarovski
Trustee
Nadja Swarovski
Trustee
Nadja Swarovski
Trustee
Nadja Swarovski
Trustee
Rachele Gonzaga
Communications Manager
Rachele Gonzaga
Head of Communication
Rachele Gonzaga
Manager, Swarovski Foundation
Rachele Gonzaga
Director, Swarovski Foundation
Rachele Gonzaga
Head of Swarovski Foundation, DACH
Rachele Gonzaga
Head of Foundation, Americas.
Head of Global Foundation Communications
Rachele Gonzaga
Community Engagement Officer
Charlotte Bancans
Communications Manager
Charlotte Bancans
Head of Communication
Charlotte Bancans
Manager, Swarovski Foundation
Charlotte Bancans
Director, Swarovski Foundation
Charlotte Bancans
Head of Swarovski Foundation, DACH
Charlotte Bancans
Head of Foundation, Americas.
Head of Global Foundation Communications
Charlotte Bancans
Community Engagement Officer
Beatrice Boatto
Communications Manager
Beatrice Boatto
Head of Communication
Beatrice Boatto
Manager, Swarovski Foundation
Beatrice Boatto
Director, Swarovski Foundation
Beatrice Boatto
Head of Swarovski Foundation, DACH
Beatrice Boatto
Head of Foundation, Americas.
Head of Global Foundation Communications
Beatrice Boatto
Community Engagement Officer
Lucy Shepherd
Communications Manager
Lucy Shepherd
Head of Communication
Lucy Shepherd
Manager, Swarovski Foundation
Lucy Shepherd
Director, Swarovski Foundation
Lucy Shepherd
Head of Swarovski Foundation, DACH
Lucy Shepherd
Head of Foundation, Americas.
Head of Global Foundation Communications
Lucy Shepherd
Community Engagement Officer
Lindsay Kordik
Communications Manager
Lindsay Kordik
Head of Communication
Lindsay Kordik
Manager, Swarovski Foundation
Lindsay Kordik
Director, Swarovski Foundation
Lindsay Kordik
Head of Swarovski Foundation, DACH
Lindsay Kordik
Head of Foundation, Americas.
Head of Global Foundation Communications
Lindsay Kordik
Community Engagement Officer
Daniela Castillo
Communications Manager
Daniela Castillo
Head of Communication
Daniela Castillo
Manager, Swarovski Foundation
Daniela Castillo
Director, Swarovski Foundation
Daniela Castillo
Head of Swarovski Foundation, DACH
Daniela Castillo
Head of Foundation, Americas.
Head of Global Foundation Communications
Daniela Castillo
Community Engagement Officer
Jakhya Rahman-Corey
Communications Manager
Jakhya Rahman-Corey
Head of Communication
Jakhya Rahman-Corey
Manager, Swarovski Foundation
Jakhya Rahman-Corey
Director, Swarovski Foundation
Jakhya Rahman-Corey
Head of Swarovski Foundation, DACH
Jakhya Rahman-Corey
Head of Foundation, Americas.
Head of Global Foundation Communications
Jakhya Rahman-Corey
Community Engagement Officer

Our trustees

Chaired by Nadja Swarovski, all trustees are international experts from key fields including human rights, economics, and law. They are tasked with ensuring that the mission of the Foundation is accomplished through the support of initiatives and partnerships within the three areas. After a process of screening of research and due diligence, all trustees approve every single project the Foundation is involved with.

Nadja Swarovski

Austria

Nadja Swarovski is the first female member of the Executive Board of Swarovski, the world's leading crystal manufacturer, which was founded in the Austrian alps by her great-great-grandfather Daniel Swarovski in 1895.

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Marisa Schiestl-Swarovski

Austria

Marisa Schiestl-Swarovski is a fifth-generation member of the Swarovski family. She studied international business in Vienna and New York and graduated from Durham University in the UK with a Bachelor of Business.

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Helene Von Damm

Austria

Ambassador Helene von Damm grew up in a small town in Austria and immigrated to the United States as a young woman. After becoming a US citizen, she became interested in politics and began working at the American Medical Political Action Committee.

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Jonathan Ballie

United States

Jonathan Baillie is President of Natural State, an organization that leverages technology to achieve large scale protection and restoration. Baillie was previously Executive Vice President and Chief Scientist of the National Geographic Society where he oversaw Grants, Impact Initiatives, National Geographic Labs, Explorer Programs and the International team.

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Mimma Viglezio

United Kingdom

Mimma Viglezio is a creative consultant, editor and broadcaster. She currently advises companies, boards and CEOs on matters related to organization, strategy, product and communications. She is a contributing Editor of SHOWstudio, Nick Knight’s digital platform.

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Paul Van Zyl

United Kingdom

From 1995-1998, Paul, a South African, served as the Executive Secretary of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which was charged with investigating Apartheid-era crimes. He helped to establish the commission, develop its structure and modus operandi, and manage its operations.

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Teri Schwartz

United States

UCLA Professor Teri Schwartz served as the Dean of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (UCLA TFT) from 2009-2019 where she launched a new vision and long-range plan that re-imagines entertainment and performing arts education as an interdisciplinary enterprise grounded in humanistic storytelling, social impact, technology and innovation, and diversity/global diversity.

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The team

Jakhya Rahman-Corey

United Kingdom

Director of the Swarovski Foundation

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Lindsay Kordik

United States

Head of the Swarovski Foundation, Americas. Head of Global Communication for the Swarovski Foundation

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Daniela Castillo

Austria

Head of the Swarovski Foundation DACH

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Beatrice Boatto

United Kingdom

Head of Communications for the Swarovski Foundation and Swarovski Waterschool

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Charlotte Bancans

United Kingdom

Communications Manager for the Swarovski Foundation and Swarovski Waterschool

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Lucy Shepherd

United Kingdom

Manager for the Swarovski Foundation

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Rachele Gonzaga

United Kingdom

Community Engagement Officer for the Swarovski Foundation and Waterschool

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