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Delia Mamon, professional experience

Current responsibility

2005 to present

Founder and President of Graines de Paix Foundation

Geneva, Switzerland

  • Developed the NGO's vision and pedagogy connecting Education, Prevention (violence and radicalization) and Peace (societal, with nature).
  • Signed nationwide contracts with the Ministries (Education, Social Affairs) of Cote d'Ivoire, and Benin (ongoing), and also with Guinea Conakry, Senegal, Lebanon and Tunisia (to be implemented.
  • Led it to international recognition with the obtention of the UNESCO-Hamdan Prize in 2022, the Leaders for Peace Foundation's "Smart Peace Prize" in 2019 and the recognition (2019). Became an Ashoka Impact Laureate in 2014.).

Previous professional experience



Founder and President, Fondation iNFOMEDIS, Vevey, Suisse

  • Proposed, designed and led the Explorapark on Biosciences and Health project. Obtained the official support of the Lausanne Medical Faculty, the EPF technology institutes, the Banque Cantonale Vaudoise, the Canton of Vaud and the City of Vevey.


Independent Strategic marketing Consultant, Genoa, Italy

for a number of international hi-tech and industrial companies

  • Marketing positioning, strategic communications and distribution agreements.


Managing Director, Regis Mc Kenna France

  • Developed the business in France, Germany and Italy for this past prestigious Silicon Valley strategic marketing consultancy firm for high technology groups.​



Management positions, Honeywell Europe, Middle-East & Africa

EMEA Head Office, Brussels, Automation Excellence Center, Paris)

An Industrial and building automation multinational.

  • Won the 1984 Honeywell ​President's Award for highest achievement worldwide.
  • European Marketing Manager, petrochemicals, food and beverage industries 1984-1987
  • European Strategic Planning Manager, 1983-1984
  • ​​Quality Improvement Manager for the EMEA Headquarters, 1984 (in parallel).



Honeywell Inc., London, GB

A Computer systems company.

  • Won the Achievement Award for the highest number of systems sold (1982)
  • ​Won the Achievement Award for the first two sales in record time (1980)


Lansing, Paris, France

An international high-end fork lift truck company.

  • Marketing promotions manager.


OECD, Paris, France

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

  • Economist specializing in the efficiency evaluation of the national health systems in the 24 countries of the time.

Previous volunteering missions



Volunteer support for the Sant'Egidio NGO

Italian NGO encouraging interreligious peace, fighting Aids and alleviating poverty.

  • ​Provided support and care to AIDS beneficiaries in Mozambique, 2004.
  • Assisted the Manager in partnership negotiations in Swaziland, 2004.
  • Assisted the translation team of their world interreligious forum in Lyon, 2005.


Current professional memberships

  • KIX Knowledge Innovation Exchange (since May 2023)
  • NORRAG Network map (since May 2023)
  • Safe-to-Learn working group (since January 2023) (initegrated into UNICEF).
  • RECI, Swiss Network for International Education and Cooperation, Switzerland
  • Rotary Club (Verbier) and invitee to the Geneva International Club.

Past professional memberships

  • UNESCO-Africa Network of research institutes and of foundations for the promotion of the culture of peace
  • Coordination for Peace and Nonviolence Education, Paris, France
  • International Peace Bureau (IPB), Geneva, Switzerland
  • Initiatives of Change, Caux, Switzerland.

Other active memberships

  • Verbier Festival & Academy, Member and music student lodger since 1995.
  • Friends Association of Verbier, Current member since 1998 and founding Board member
  • Friends of Cully Classique (now Lavaux Classic), past Member of the Board, 2004-2008
  • Fond'action contre le cancer (CHUV, Lausanne), past Member of the Board), 2004-2008
  • WWF, Paris, past member, 1976-1977