Who we are

Nawaf Obaid – is a political scientist. He currently serves as the CEO of the Essam & Dalal OBAID Foundation (EDOF) in Geneva, a Commissioner at the Commission for International Justice and Accountability (CIJA) in The Hague, and a Senior Research Fellow at the Department of War Studies at King’s College London. He has a Bachelor of Science in International Relations from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University (1994–1996). A Master of Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University (1996–1998) and a Master in Political Science (PhD coursework completed) from the Department of Political Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2000–2001). He also completed a Master and PhD in War Studies from the Department of War Studies at Kings College London (2010-2013).

Roberto Ongaro – born in Trieste in 1959, the passion at the center of one's life. Passion for the mountains, the sea, the desert, the environment and its forms of expression, art and culture. Passion for the people. A classic mountaineering curriculum on the entire Alpine arc from the western to the Julian Alps, and numerous European and non-European trips and expeditions, underwater guide, black belt I Dan KarateShotokan. The passion in professional life leads him to be an entrepreneur and manager in the world of communication, holding top roles: L’Espresso – La Repubblica; Euforia – Interpublic – Pirella Gottsche and Lowe’s; Ministryof Public Education; Coni; Korrente; WPP – OGILVY/VMLY&R. Teaching experience: Bocconi University of Milan, IULM, University of Milan, Academy of Communication. 
Teaching experience: Bocconi University of Milan, IULM, University of Milan, Accademia della Comunicazione.

Giorgio Passino – Guida Alpina since 1981, specializes in opening streets on ice and mixed lines. He climbed with the great names in mountaineering, including Patrick Gabarrou, Cristophe Profit, Erhard Loretan, André Georges, KristophWielicki, Pierre Gourdin, Mark Twight, Dedè Rhem, Francois Marsigny, Stefano De Benedetti. For years he was a testimonial of the Sector No Limits team. Today he is a technical advisor to companies such as Camp, Eider, Julbo, Scarpa. Author of several books, including one on freeride at Mont Blanc.

 Jacopo Bufacchi – Alpine Guide, Alpine Rescue Instructor and Great Skier. For years he was part of the Red Bull team. In his life course he has matured an intense mountaineering activity in the Alps and in particular in the Mont Blanc massif, climbing the great “vies” with his customers. Very strong skier, he has also descended several classics in the Alpine arc. He has participated in expeditions to Alaska, Peru and the Himalayas, with always important projects.He has been the protagonist of several cult films of extreme skiing, within successful programs such as the “Nuit de la glisse”. Today, thanks to his sporting successes, in addition to carrying out his activity as an Alpine Guide, he became Head of Design at RAB / Lowe Alpine.