At the heart of WOHASU lies a profound commitment to advancing global happiness and wellbeing. Central to the realization of our mission are the esteemed members of the WOHASU Advisory Board, a distinguished group of thought leaders, visionaries, and experts who passionately advocate for positive change at scale.
Our Advisory Board members bring a wealth of expertise from diverse fields. Their collective wisdom, experience and dedication amplify the impact of WOHASU, shaping it into a catalyst for transformative conversations and actions that transcend borders.
The WOHASU mission is not merely an aspiration; it’s a commitment to fostering a happier, healthier, and more sustainable world. The World Happiness Summit® and World Wellbeing Policy Forum™ serve as dynamic platforms where leaders converge to share insights, collaborate on innovative solutions, and drive the agenda for wellbeing education, measurement, practice, and policy.
Our mission is to increase wellbeing now and create the course towards a brighter, more resilient, and collectively thriving future. Join us on this extraordinary journey as we work together to redefine the pursuit of happiness and elevate wellbeing as a universal goal.
Mei Xu is an Asian American entrepreneur with over twenty years of experience in the consumer product and wellness industries. Passionate about innovation and infusing a founder’s spirit into conglomerates, universities, and hospitals, Xu is a sought-after speaker, corporate board member, and award-winning author.
Alla Klymenko is known in Eastern Europe and abroad as a psychologist and happiness educator who has been studying well-being, goal setting, and mindfulness for over ten years. Her lectures, workshops, and seminars help thousands of people become more successful, happier and radically change their outlook on life. Her goal is to make a billion people around the world happier.
Robert Biswas-Diener is widely known as the “Indiana Jones of positive psychology” because his research on happiness, empathy and other topics has taken him to such far-flung places as Greenland, India, Kenya and Israel. Robert’s interest in happiness focuses on culture, material simplicity, and public policy. He has written more than 50 scholarly articles on these topics and is author of eight books including Happiness (2008), The Courage Quotient (2012), and The Upside of Your Dark Side (2015).
Former Costa Rican diplomat and now Chair of Aurissey, a diplomacy consultancy firm. During her diplomatic career she was Ambassador of Costa Rica to the International Organisations in Vienna, and Governor for Costa Rica to the 2016-2018 IAEA’s Board of Governors (BoG).
Jen Fisher is a leading voice on the intersection of work, well-being, and purpose. Her mission is to help leaders move from the legacy mindset that well-being is solely the responsibility of the individual to the forward-thinking idea of human sustainability, which focuses on how organizations create value for people as human beings, leaving them with greater health and well-being, stronger skills and employability, good jobs, opportunities for advancement, more equity, and heightened feelings of belonging and purpose.
Alberto is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of VTG GmbH. In his current role, he oversees the management and business development of more than 50 locations in 20 European countries, providing services that span the entire rail-based logistics chain.