The awards jury comprises over 35 of the worlds most respected leaders in business drawn from multiple locations around the world from the worlds most successful Companies. Each C suite jury member must compulsorily have at least 20 years of business experience leading a business or large organization. Jury members have been carefully hand picked for their global experience, deep experience with gender diversity and its evolution and their own commitment and passion to the progress of women into the highest levels of leadership. Only the most credible leaders with outstanding impact on business and their organizations are nominated onto this global award jury. The jury of the Break the ceiling touch the sky® 2019 – The Leonie Awards (The global gender diversity and leadership excellence awards) is a “by invitation only” group.

Awards Jury Co-Chairs


Stephanie Keen

Managing Partner Singapore

Hogan Lovells


Alex von Behr

President, vBA Consulting and former Global Chief Customer Officer

Unilever Plc


Helio Fujita

Head of People & Organization for Sandoz International Region (Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, and Latam)