The Voluntary Solidarity Fund international

Our Trustees

The VSF board is made up of business executives who are all volunteers, they receive no remuneration for their involvement but are solely motivated by the positive impact the VSF will make to thousands of people across the world. This group of people are the first volunteers, establishing the VSF and enabling it to start its work helping the selected organisations.

Domingo Sugranyes Bickel

Chairman of Vatican-based FONDAZIONE CENTESIMUS ANNUS PRO PONTIFICE
Domingo Sugranyes Bickel, born 1945. Resident in Madrid. Graduated from Fribourg University, Switzerland. CFO and Executive Vice-Chairman of MAPFRE insurance group until 2008. Since 2009, Chairman of Vatican-based FONDAZIONE CENTESIMUS ANNUS PRO PONTIFICE.

Lorenzo Rossi di Montelera

Chairman of the Board of Gestofi S.A.
Lorenzo Rossi di Montelera, born in 1940. Resident in Coppet (Switzerland). Graduated from Turin University (Italy). Member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Martini & Rossi International until 2008, Chairman of the Board of Birks Group (Canada) since 1992 to 31.12.2016, Chairman of the Board of Gestofi S.A. (Geneva) to date, Chairman of Fondazione Centesimus Annun Pro Pontifice since 1997 to 2009.

H.S.H. Alois K. Fürst zu Löwenstein

MD of Schloß Löwenstein GmbH and of the Fürst Löwenstein Foundation
H.S.H. Alois K. Fürst zu Löwenstein, born 1941, is a German businessman. After working for Gulf Oil in Pittsburgh, he was director of Merck Finck & Co and LGT Bank. He is a managing director of Schloß Löwenstein GmbH and of the Fürst Löwenstein foundation. Organizes a yearly catholic conference and a youth adventure camp. Fürst Löwenstein studied law at the Universities of Würzburg and Fribourg. He is a Colonel(ret) German Army. Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece, Commander of the Orders of St.Gregorius and of the Holy Sepulchre. He was had been a longstanding board member of Centesimus Annus Pro Pontificem.

Prof. Josef Bonnici

Former Governor of The Bank of Malta
Prof. Josef Bonnici, born 1953. Resident in Malta. Graduated from the University of Malta and Simon Fraser University, Canada. Former Governor of the Central Bank of Malta and member of the European Central Bank Governing Council until June 2016. Currently, he is member of the Audit Committee of the ECB, Professor of Economics at the University of Malta, and member of the Scientific Committee of Vatican-based FONDAZIONE CENTESIMUS ANNUS PRO PONTIFICE.

Pascal Duval

Chief Executive, Duval Capital LLP
Born 1962, Pascal is a French national living in London since 2001. Pascal has had a 32 year career as an investment professional, servicing the largest pension funds, sovereign funds, and financial institutions. For the last 22 years Pascal held various senior positions with Russell Investments, being appointed CEO for Europe for 5 years (2012-2016) and a member of the Executive Committee. Pascal holds a BA in Law from Sciences-Po, Paris.

Donate & Participate

The VSF receives no public funding, it relies on donations from people like you. If you would like to get involved beyond your donation, join us. Make the difference. Contribute your time and business knowledge through mentoring and volunteering programmes.