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 – “Staying in Dialogue with China”
China’s Concepts and Aspirations for a Multipolar World
JIA Qingguo, Member, Standing Committee of the 11th National Committee of the CPPCC (2008-2013); Member, Standing Committee of the Central Committee of China Democratic League; Former Dean, School of International Studies, Peking University, Beijing, China
9 June 2023, 9:00-9:45 (CET)

stars Webinar series – “Staying in Dialogue with China”
China-EU Relations – Beijing’s View on Challenges and Opportunities
FU Cong, Ambassador and Head of the Mission of the People’s Republic of China to the European Union, Brussels, Belgium
20 June 2023, 10:00-10:45 CET

stars Singapore alumni chapter meeting
20 June 2023, 18.00-20.00
Singapore, SUPPLY & DEMAND Esplanade

stars Switzerland symposium 2023
Eyes on 2024/25 – Expect the Unexpected
23-26 September 2023
Schaffhausen, Vienna House and Stein am Rhein, Buergerasyl

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