October 28, 2010 –“Global Water & Food Security: A New Role for the Private Sector”
Peter Brabeck, Nestlé Chairman
Mr. Brabeck joined Nestlé in 1968, and has since held leadership positions in a variety of countries across the globe. He was named CEO in 1997 and elected Chairman in 2005. In 2008 he handed over the office as CEO to his successor. Under Mr. Brabeck’s leadership, Nestlé has grown into the world’s leading health, wellness and nutrition company. Mr. Brabeck leads the Water 2030 Group, a consortium of private companies working with governments to develop solutions to the world’s emerging water crisis.
Julio Frenk, Dean, Harvard School of Public Health
Panelists include the following:
Rebecca Henderson, Harvard Business School
Rob Paarlberg, Harvard Kennedy School & Wellesley College
John Briscoe, Harvard School of Public Health and Harvard
School of Engineering & Applied Sciences John Briscoe is Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Environmental Engineering at Harvard University. He spent over twenty years with the World Bank, where he served as Senior Water Adviser. He is now director of the Harvard Water Program.
Sponsored by the Harvard University Center for the Environment; Harvard School of Engineering & Applied Sciences; Harvard Business School; Harvard School of Public Health; and the Harvard Kennedy School.