Simona Scarpaleggia

Simona Scarpaleggia, Global CEO, EDGE Strategy

Simona is an innovative, pragmatic and constructive business leader with a talent for unleashing the potential of both teams and individuals. Board member, former CEO, co-founder, UN panel co-chair, published author, public speaker and lecturer, mentor, philanthropist. An executive with a consolidated international experience in FMCG and retail, covering roles as country CEO in Switzerland, Head of global projects, and Member of Boards of corporations and non-profit organizations.

Co-Chair of the UN high-level panel for Women Economic Empowerment reporting to the UN Secretary-General in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals (Jan 2016 – Sept 2017) Co-founder of «Valore D» (IT) and «Advance Women» (CH) Author of “The Other Half“ (July 2019, LID Publishing and NZZ Libro)