about us

We are passionate entrepreneurs who all share a common commitment to empowering everyone to act for the common good and change the world we live in.

We have developed a community engagement platform designed to facilitate citizen action and help people and organizations to make a positive and lasting impact on society.

Our DNA

Purpose driven

We’ve created Causedirect to give meaning to our lives and to give you the opportunity to do the same.

Engaging

Causedirect enables you to express your social engagement and become the catalyst for social change.

Impact driven

By supporting impactful causes, or by creating your own, you will be able to do good, contributing to a better world.

Inspiring

All we want is to make your engagement so inspiring that everybody, as Gandhi one day said, become the change they
wish to see in the world!

DNA

Impact driven

By supporting impactful causes, or by creating your own, you will be able to do good, contributing to a better world.

Inspiring

All we want is to make your engagement so inspiring that everybody, as Gandhi one day said, become the change they
wish to see in the world!

meet the team

Patrick – Founder & CEO (French)

Patrick started working  in the hedge fund industry in London, New York and Zurich. Patrick puts his extensive experience in  finance in support of sustainable projects around the world. Patrick has a Master in International Finance  from PSL Dauphine University. He has two sons and lives in Lisbon (Portugal)

 

 

Tibor, Co-Founder, and CFO (Swiss)

Tibor has worked a as senior consultant for PwC helping clients in Change Management and spent also five years in the industry on the strategy level. Financial advisor to private and institutional investors in the last 20 years. He currently sits on the Board of four companies. He has graduated with a Master in International Relations from St. Gallen.

 

 

Zeina, inspiring projects, CSR expert, NGOs, coaching and motivation (Lebanese).

She envisions her foundation, “Smile for Hope” setting a standard for nonprofit and for-profit organizations to implement practices that lead to long-term change, to partnership and collaboration between equally passionate and globally-minded parties, and to products that are kind and fair to the Earth and all of its inhabitants. Zeina helps businesses define their CSR and engagement strategy.

 

 

Sofia Ribeiro

Sofia, product development, operations and communication (Portuguese).

Sofia has worked in Canada, Switzerland,  Angola and Portugal with over dozens of startups across Europe to help them grow. Strongly influenced  by Muhammad Yunus, she has launched her own sustainable marketing agency in Canada, which was
considered Canada’s Best Green Business of the Year in 2010 by the Better Business Bureau.   Sofia is COO, and covers technology as well as marketing.

 

 

Hervé, sales & product development (French).

Over 20 years experience in Europe and Latin America in originating and structuring transactions in agro-industry, infrastructure, energy and the mining sectors. As an entrepreneur, he has built a wide experience structuring sourcing of value-added products in the food industry for customers in Europe, advised in the set up of facilities in Chile, and building up teams. Hervé is Head of Marketing and project management.