Gilbert J. B. Probst is an entrepreneur who founded Fondation Swiss Board Institute, Geneva Public Private Partnership Center and Geneva Knowledge Forum. Currently, he is Chairman at Schweizerische Kurse für Unternehmensführung and Chairman at Banque Cantonale de Genève. Dr. Probst is also on the board of Swiss Board Institute and Swiss Institute of Directors and Professor at the University of Geneva and Member-Management Board at Alu Menziken Holding AG.
In the past he occupied the position of Member-Management Board at Holcim Ltd., Professor at the University of St. Gallen, Managing Director at Forum Mondial de L'Economie and Director at Geneva Public Private Partnership Center.
He received a doctorate from the University of St. Gallen.