Meet our team

We are a team of thinkers & doers, movers & shakers, storytellers & bridge builders, boundary pushers & translators – but above all, we are social innovation enthusiasts who create a home for radical ideas that create positive social change.

Amanda
Byrde
Co-Founder
Felix
Staehli
Co-Founder
Alexandra "Santu"
Boethius
Co-Founder
Jie
Li
1st link Inspire & Connect, financial analyst
Dalila
Cantoral
Community Catalyst
Jennifer
Laourou
Hospitality and Events Coordinator
Jamir
Tantorres
Hospitality and Events Coordinator
Ljupka
Mitrinovska
Accelerate2030 Program Lead
Jose
Silva
Startup Support Coordinator
Beatrice
Courtot
Startup Support
Nathalie
Byrde
Communications Coordinator
Jay
Burton
Communications
Erica
Mazerolle
Sustainable Living Lab Lead
Laurent
Maeder
Circular Economy Business Lab Lead
Falilou
Fall
Accounting
Florian
Dhondt
Space and Events Lead (Lausanne)
Krista
Kaufmann
Community Catalyst (Lausanne)