Mr. Maurice Ostro OBE KFO
Agenda Chair, YPO Hub Davos, & Vice-Chair , YPO Leadership Development Network
Maurice, an alumnus of Oxford, NYU and Harvard Business School, is a serial entrepreneur and active philanthropist. Having founded, run and sold many successful businesses including Air Fayre an award-winning company, which changed the global model of airline logistics and catering, he is now CEO of the world’s largest supplier of blue topaz to the gemstone industry. As founder of the Ostro Fayre Share Foundation Maurice has spearheaded innovative projects including collaborative spaces for charities to work together in London, economic development projects abroad and interfaith initiatives, including the Faiths Forum for London and Strengthening Faith Institutions. In his role in YPO’s Leadership Development Network, he is also catalysing a collaborative movement called eg (entrepreneurial giving), to create communities of start-up entrepreneurs across the world, helping them be more successful and more purposeful ensuring that business is a force for good. Maurice has served on multiple UK Governmental bodies, is on the Global Council of Junior Achievement International, Vice Chairman of the Council of Christians and Jews and Trustee of The Womanity Foundation.