Founder & Members

Peter Kütemann, President (1947, Dutch)

Mr. Kütemann, the President of the Monaco Impact Association, has been a Monaco resident since 1991 and is the Founder, Shareholder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dietsmann NV.
He founded Dietsmann in 1977 and opened a Dietsmann Group International Support & Coordination Centre in Monaco in 1981. Currently Dietsmann employs 126 staff in Monaco and has a total workforce of over 5700 employees in 17 countries in West, North, East and Central Africa, the Caspian Sea Region, Russia and Latin America. Dietsmann is also a member of the United Nations Global Compact.
Peter Kütemann was one of the founders and shareholders of DADTCO (www.dadtco.nl), a social enterprise pursuing poverty alleviation with entrepreneurial zeal, business methods and the courage to innovate. Its mission is to initiate a cassava revolution across Africa.
He is also Honorary Member of the Mining Association of the Dutch University School of Mines.

 

Géraldine Gazo, Vice-President (Monegasque)

Maître Geraldine Gazo, the Vice-President of the Monaco Impact Association, Defence Counsel with the Bar of Monaco since 1997, appointed by Sovereign Order of His Serene Highness Prince Rainier III. Member of the Bar Association of the Principality of Monaco. Representative member of the Principality of Monaco at the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce of Paris (ICC) since 2002. Member of the Economic and Social Council of the Principality of Monaco since 2003. Maître Gazo is a Knight of the Order of Saint-Charles of the Principality of Monaco.
Since April, 2014, Me Gazo has been appointed as member of the Supervisor Board of Dietsmann.

 

Donald Anderson, Director (1962)

Mr. Anderson is originally from Scotland where he trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young and is still a member of the ICAS (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland). Since moving to Monaco over 20 years ago he has worked in a variety of senior executive roles in the services sector. In recent years he has focused on running his own family venture capital and private equity office with a focus on Impact Investing.
Mr. Anderson often follows his investments actively by joining the Board of the companies in which he invests. He is currently on the Board of a number of international commercial, not-for-profit and Impact companies and is particularly passionate about supporting the next generation of social entrepreneurs. A good example of a social business Mr. Anderson has supported in the Impact sphere is http://www.broadreachcorporation.com.
Donald Anderson joined the Board of Directors of Monaco Impact in July 2016.

 

Elisabeth RITTER-MOATI, Director (Monegasque)

Elisabeth Ritter-Moati was born in the Principality of Monaco. She attended the Lycée Albert Ier from which she graduated with a Certificate in sociology and economics certificate and in 1987 she completed a Master’s Degree in law and business.
In 1995 Mrs. Ritter-Moati was appointed Managing Director of Prada’s Monaco subsidiary with responsibility for the European and American markets. In 2000 she left Prada to establish GEM International Monaco – an international company trading in jewelry and precious stones. Six years later she founded Editions Mille et une Feuilles – a communications company specializing in editing a guide for children. In January 2007 Elisabeth sold both companies and joined the Chamber of Commerce Team as head of a new department focusing on the Principality’s international economic development and welcoming new investors to Monaco.
In 2015 Elisabeth decided to return to the world of commerce and set up KEYS to Monte-Carlo – a Monaco based Business Office that manages investor’s companies and/or invests in new companies. The latest such company is a new candy store concept “Sweet Therapy“.

 

Marilyne Santino-Scarzello, General Secretary & Treasurer (1961, Italian)

Although of Italian nationality Mrs. Santino was born in Monaco where her family has lived for a century. After completing her studies in Finance & Administration with a specialization in languages, Mrs. Santino joined Dietsmann in 1981. She worked her way up to Project Manager and eventually to Group Human Resources Manager. In 2003 she opted to become the Personal Assistant to Dietsmann’s President. As this role includes her taking care of the Kütemann family’s assets and administration she has been involved in the management of the JMB Racing Team and various other projects.
Mrs. Santino has continued to expand her foreign language skills as a ‘hobby’ (she now speaks French, English, Italian and Spanish, and has good knowledges in German, Dutch, and Chinese) and is also a board member of the Monaco-Chine Association.