Johannes Schwegler is the Executive Director and Founder of Fairventures Worldwide gGmbH based in Stuttgart. He started his career as a carpenter and woodworking engineer. He holds an MBA from Henley Business School.2005 he founded Fairventures Worldwide as a subsidiary of Swisscontact one of the leading Foundation for Development Cooperation based in Switzerland. 2013 he and the Management team took over the shares and refocused its Mission to the Timber Value Chain and Forest Landscape Restauration in tropical countries. Fairventures worldwide is the Winner of the Google Impact Challenge 2018 and got awarded by the Worldwide Solution Search Price during the Climate Change Negotiations in Bonn 2017 for the best Social Impact Project.