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

Coming Events

stars Webinar series – “Orientation in Times of No Direction”
Jing HUANG, Professor and Director, Institute of the US and Pacific Studies, Shanghai International Studies University (SISU); Member, stars Scientific Board, Shanghai, China
19 April 2024, 9.00-9.30 CET

stars Webinar series – “Orientation in Times of No Direction”
Parag KHANNA, Founder & CEO, Climate Alpha, internationally bestselling author and global strategy advisor, Singapore
26 April 2024, 9.00-9.30 CET

stars Singapore symposium 2024
Leading through Disruptive Ages
26-29 June 2024

Singapore, Changi Cove

stars Switzerland symposium 2024
this time it is different!
4-7 September 2024
Wolfsberg, Ermatingen