The Red Cross in Afghanistan

Managing turbulence, complexity and the willingness to do good!

The Red Cross in Afghanistan

22/Mar/2017 from 19:00 a 20:30

Barcelona, IESE - Room Q-102 North Campus (Arnús i Garí, 5)

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What are the activities of the Red Cross in Afghanistan? And what are the difficulties experienced by managers of this organization in so extreme situations?

What can we learn for our daily personal and professional life? Ariel Kestens, a IESE GEMBA 2009, currently head of the Afghanistan Country Office of the Red Cross will share with us his incredible experience and vision of the future.

Ariel Kestens, Director Red Cross Afghanistan

Prof. Antonino Vaccaro, Professor of Business Ethics and Academic Director, Center for Business in Society, IESE


Please note that the session will be delivered in English with no simultaneous translation available




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    Academic Director, Center for Business in Society (CBS)

    Antonino Vaccaro is an Associate Professor of the Department of Business Ethics and of IESE’s Negotiation Unit. He is also the Academic Director of the Center for Business in Society and of IESE’s compliance courses for top managers in Europe, North and Latin America.

    Antonino received a MSc. in Engineering (Politecnico of Milan), a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Management with a specialization in technology manipulation and corporate corruption (IST Lisbon) and two Post Doctoral Research Fellowships from Carnegie Mellon University and from the University of Oxford.

    His areas of specialization are: compliance, white collar crime and damage evaluation.

    He has worked as expert witness on over 20 cases related to corruption, white collar crime and damage evaluation on civil and criminal cases in Italy, Spain, Portugal, Africa and Latin America. He has also collaborated on investigations with several police forces including the Portuguese Judiciary Police, the Italian Guardia di Finanza, the Italian Carabinieri.