stars develops better leaders of the next generation and wants to be the premier platform for these future leaders


  1. Clear focus on talents who are typically 1-2 Levels below C-level, nominated by their top management and have the potential to move up to C-level in the next few years.
  2. stars organizes three annual symposia in Switzerland, Singapore and China. In addition, the stars alumni benefit from regular meetings in the regional stars alumni chapters, from the annual stars alumni study tours and from stars Webinars.
  3. The stars symposia and the stars alumni activities help prepare proven “Leaders of the Next Generation” for their global leadership roles by:
    • Enhancing a better understanding of the economic, scientific, political, cultural and social challenges, which will impact business and organizations in the next 3-5 years,
    • Broadening their horizons through interdisciplinary and intercultural dialogue with peers and global leaders from all fields,
    • Contributing to their personal development to drive responsible and sustainable actions.

stars at a glance

stars develops better leaders of the next generation

Coming Events

stars Webinar series – “The Multi-Facetted Path to Sustainability”
Importance of Resource Decoupling in the Context of Necessary System Change Transformation and the Implications for Your Company
Janez POTOČNIK, Economist; Former European Commissioner for Science, Research and Environment; Co-Chair, International Resource Panel; Partner, SYSTEMIQ; Advisor, European Forest Institute, Slovenia
13 October 2023, 9.00-10.00 (CET)

stars China symposium 2023
Business Opportunities and Challenges
22-25 October 2023
Shenzhen, Futian Shangri-La

stars Hong Kong alumni chapter meeting
M+ Sigg Collection
Uli SIGG, Art Collector, Business Leader, Former Swiss Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, North Korea and Mongolia
25 October 2023, 17.00-19.30
M+, Hong Kong

stars Singapore symposium 2024
26-29 June 2024

stars Switzerland symposium 2024
4-7 September 2024
Wolfsberg, Ermatingen