Board of Directors

  • Patrik Elsa, Chairman of the board of directors
  • Sandra Elsa, Member of the board of directors

Board of Advisors

By providing critical expert input, unbiased external perspective, ideas and contacts, the Board of Advisors helps Socential reach its goal of empowering social entrepreneurship in a more sustainable, efficient, and professional manner.

  • Meike Bettscheider, Director Ashoka Switzerland
  • Dr. Rolf Dobelli, Founder and curator of ZURICH.MINDS
  • Regula Fecker, Partner at Rod Kommunikation
  • Dr. Thomas Held
  • Dr. Maximilian Martin, Founder & Managing Director of Impact Economy SA
  • Dr. Thomas Scheiwiller, Independent Advisor
  • Adrian Bührer, Online Entrepreneur & Investor,
  • Prof. Dr. Georg von Schnurbein, Director of the Centre for Philanthropy Studies (CEPS) of the University of Basel
  • Mirjam Schöning, Global Head, Programs and Partnerships at LEGO Foundation
  • Hans Voigt, Chief editor watson (


What our clients say

Sosense empowered us to run a highly successful joined client and employee engagement event ­­– another way for living our core values outside the traditional business environment. Thanks to Sosense’s creative ideas and innovative digital tools, we were able to leverage funds while highly motivating our employees.

Dirk Scherble

Marketing Director, SAP (Schweiz) AG

Thanks to the professional support from Sosense, Autoneum implemented a highly recognized global project in the area of Corporate Social Responsibility. Sosense contributed significantly to the positive reception from our employees and the success of this activity through their creativity and use of modern CSR tools.

Kevin Smith

Head Global HR, Autoneum

With Sosense, we found a partner that acts as a catalyst for social innovation. Sosense has built a strong brand and creditable reputation.

Urs Honegger

CEO, PwC Schweiz

I fundamentally believe in the power of crowdfunding. Through our partnership with Sosense we have the chance to spread this powerful tool to the corporate sector as well!

Saskia Thais Bruysten

Co-founder & CEO, Yunus Social Business