Roles in the REF Community

Business leaders responsible for facilitating the Forum Sessions, delivering the REF methodology and structure to the Forum, and integrating new Members into their Forum Group(s).
Forum leader profile
  • CEO or C-Level experience
  • 15+ years of proven business leadership
  • A reference in the business community
  • Relationship builder
  • Continuous growth mindset
  • Time availability to prepare and run Forum meetings
Forum leader role
  • Designs, assembles and facilitates Forum Groups of 12-15 best-in-class Business Leaders
  • Nurtures Circles of Trust & meaningful relationships
  • Plays a key role in executing REF’s Value Proposition with excellence by following REF’s proven methodology

Meet some of our forum leaders

"To join a peer group to evolve personally and professionally seemed irresistible to me. Being a Forum Leader has been much more rewarding than I could imagine. Today, 16 years later, it is one of my sources of highest personal satisfaction.".
Rodolfo Baquerizo
Forum Leader & Partner since 2004 Harvard University, and MBA from MIT   Founder & Partner of a Real Estate Firm
"I am passionate about facilitating, articulating, and listening. As a Forum Leader, I have the opportunity to help business leaders so that their well-being has a positive impact on their lives and their companies.".
Alan Gegenschatz
Forum Leader& Partner since 2013 Cambridge University, Stanford University, Warwick, Hyper Island Founder and Director OutObox AG Ltd.
"REF is a space for reflection and awareness. I can bring my greatest disjunctives and challenges and receive advice in return,".
Forum Leader & Global CEO
Julio Noriega
Forum Leader since 2014 University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School Global CEO at Renaissance Executive Forums