Sonja Haut

Head Impact Valuation, IMD Business School at Novartis; First Mover Fellow at The Aspen Institute. Author of "The Case for Impact"

Sonja is the author of “The Case for Impact”. Her opinion pieces, articles and podcasts on impact are available on

In her day job, Sonja is the Head Impact Valuation at Novartis. She has worked on impact valuation since 2015. She leads the Novartis Value Balancing Alliance (VBA) engagement and co-chairs the Valuation Technical and Practitioner Committee of the International Foundation for Valuing Impacts (IFVI). Sonja is a member of the Capitals Coalition Advisory Panel and Value Commission; the WEF Global Future Council “Future of Growth” (starting 2023), "Economic Growth and Recovery" (2020-2022) and "New Economic Agenda" (2019-2020); and is part of the ISSB Technical Reference Group.

Sonja holds an MBA from IMD Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland and degrees in Physics and Mathematics from the University of Freiburg, Germany. She is a First Movers Fellow of the Aspen Institute, USA.

Sonja, usually based in Switzerland, will be flying to Tokyo for the Tech for Impact Summit.





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