CEO Circle – Walter Robb

Geraldine Matchett

Alumni CEO, DSM-Firmenich

Geraldine Matchett, a Swiss, British and French citizen, is passionate about embedding sustainability at the core of companies and has been a load voice for years on this subject. Geraldine has been the Co-CEO of dsm-Firmenich (formerly Royal DSM) from 2020 to September 2023, where she also served as CFO from 2014 to 2020. Prior to DSM, Geraldine was Group CFO and member of the Operations Council of the SGS Group. She holds a Master’s in Sustainable Development from the University of Cambridge, a Bachelor’s in Geography from Reading University and is a Certified Chartered Accountant. Geraldine is currently Board member of ABB Group, board member of FCLTGlobal, and member of the Foundation Board of IMD Business School. Recently she has been nominated to jointhe boards of Nestle and SwissRe in April 2024. Until 2023, she was an active member of the executive board of WBCSD and co-chaired the IMAGINE Food Collective.

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