Coaches, Mentors and Field Experts, each fulfill most of the following criteria:
– They are experts in their fields and willing to share that expertise across our extended network;
– They are aligned with the values of Spirit of the Game;
– They can allocate time and resources towards helping the SotG Foundation pursue its mission;
– They have a large Impact network of their own and are actively looking to expand their networks.
Coaches, Mentors and Field Experts benefit from participating in our extended Impact network, as well as through the promotional channels of the foundation (social media, websites, events and conferences).
Members of this group can expect to be regularly consulted by the Management team, the members of the Board and the committees of the SOTG100 group.
Coaches, Mentors and Field Experts are the only representatives of the Foundation which may charge for their services under our banner.
Urs Bernhard is an international management consultant and executive coach with over 30 years of international experience across the US, Europe and SE Asia.
Urs has worked with companies such as Siemens, Philip Morris, NCR and AT&T and TATA India. He splits his time between Switzerland and Silicon Valley, as well as working as an Executive Coach in Paris, Singapore and Abu Dhabi for INSEAD.
He is fluent in English, German and French and is a pilot and skipper.
Besides that, he has climbed the Seven Summits, and is in the process of writing a book on how the lessons learned on the mountain translate into the executive coaching world.
Murray graduated from Rhodes University with Psychology and Philosophy majors. His love for nature pulled him into the wildernesses of Southern Africa where Murray trained to be fully profession Safari guide in South Africas Premier wildlife destination The Sabi Sands.
Murray’s true passion is in saving wilderness areas. Knowing that these amazing ecosystems are very happily managing themselves, and having done so for 1000’s of years, Murray pulls together as many resources as he can to manage the people in these fragile areas.
‘Through responsible and impact knowledge sharing, supporting key individuals and organisations we may still have wild areas when my kids are old. The world needs more people creating sustainable employment opportunities than it does another doctor, lawyer, banker. It is in the innovative economical space that we may still hope to save our planet.’ Murray Forbes
As a multipotentialite, Namrata always dreamed of a million possibilities for herself and the world around her. But she soon realized this wasn’t the case for many, there were certain societal barriers, sometimes depending only on the luck where one was born. The unfairness, discrimination, and exploitation bothered her. But to begin making a difference in the world, one has to begin from oneself. So, for over a decade now, she’s been intensively involved in volunteering in education, speaking for human rights, promoting women in science, mentoring youth volunteers and networking with like-minded change-driven force of humanity. Her life mission is to spread the same energy, hope, love, and light to ignite the fire in every individual of what is possible.
Namrata currently resides in Aargau, and is finishing her Doctoral studies in Physics from ETH, Zurich.
Trent Simmons is the founder and President of 10 Million Discs, an international NGO which uses the unique sport of Ultimate frisbee to advance a wide array of social and humanitarian causes around the world.
His background includes a wide variety of start-ups, both operating and consulting, and he has utilized that experience to help 10 Million Discs develop a diverse global network with very low overhead. His vision is to put that network to use, taking Spirit of the Game pilot programs developed and tested in Switzerland and spreading them globally.
Trent is a US citizen, Swiss resident and lives in Zurich with his wife and 2 year old son.