Saskia Troy

“Business leaders can create wealth while at the same time they can positively add value to the conservation and protection of the ecological world, having respect for other human beings and building on positive change in their own life. For that reason we need to start teaching the youth of today already at a very young age about how to become a spiritual, environmental and social engaged leader within politics, business and society.“

Saskia Troy is a Social Corporate Responsibility (CSR), strategy and marketing Expert. Next to her studies in business administration (global business and stakeholder management) economics and business (international economics) and philosophy (philosophy of management) she has been working and doing internships for various companies and institutions which are amongst others Shell International, ABN Amro, KPN, the Erasmus University of Rotterdam, the University of Amsterdam, the Ministry of Finance (Supreme Auditing Court) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She has been active for the United Nations in several boards and commissions (UNDP, CSD, UNICEF), as well as for the Liberal Democrates (Defence and International Security, Higher Education and Science). In the past she has won the Hans Wiegel Grand Prix (named after a former Deputy Prime-Minister) for the best contribution to the political debate within dutch Liberal Youth Politics (JOVD). Before she has been a member of the marketing delegation of the Nuon Solar Team that became world champion within the World Solar Challenge which is a race through Australia for cars that drive purely on solar energy. Recently she has been adjudicating at the BBC Public Speaking and Writing Awards and the NS Publieksprijs for the dutch Book of the Year.