Robert F. Blum
Mr. Blum is an active participant in the development of society through the integration of individuals, leaders, development professionals, politicians and corporations.
A native Frenchman, Mr. Blum’s 30-year career in business and leadership has spanned the globe. In 2004, the CDGE (le Cercle Diplomatique de Genève) was created by Mr. Blum, designed to promote intellectual exchange and dialogue between diplomats, business leaders and representatives of civil society.
As the President, CEO and Founder of the CDGE, Mr. Blum has created a vehicle for the integration between society and leaders within political parties, countries, corporations and those operating at high ranking levels.
Mr. Blum has received many honors, recognitions and awards, among them the ‘Légion d´Honneur’, the highest decoration in France; has been nominated as a ‘Cavalieri’ from the Italian government; and ‘Grand Commodore’ and President of the Order of Lafayette.
Mr. Blum functions as Administrator and CEO of many companies and serves as a member of the Management Board or as a consultant and representative for many others. Throughout his life, Robert has been an active philanthropist and led many charity initiatives. Robert is Vice Chairman of Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation.