Global Leader
Educational Leader

GOOD Fellows AWARD Recipient, 2024
GOOD Fellows #2024

“Sandro Salsano’s strategic vision and unwavering commitment to global development through entrepreneurship and philanthropy set an inspiring standard for leaders worldwide.”

Lakshmi Narayanan,
Chairman, Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute

Sandro Salsano has been at the forefront of successful initiatives in investments, philanthropy, and education for more than two decades. Forbes called him the Warren Buffett of Central America on its cover and one of the world’s most iconic visionary and financial titans. The World Economic Forum named him Young Global Leader for his exceptional vision,  courage, and influence to drive positive change in the world. 

In 2014 he formalized his philanthropy by co-founding the Salsano Shahani Foundation to focus on education.  He is a Chairman of Global Dignity, Member of the Judging Academy for the World’s  Best School Prize, Partner of Tent Partnership for Refugees, Member of Academy for  Global Teacher Prize, Steering Committee member of 1640 Society, and pledged his support to TerraCarta.

Sandro is President of Salsano Group, a multi-billion dollar private conglomerate holding company investing in private equity, real estate, and technology globally and he is President of Salsano Family Office.

Sandro serves as a Trustee for the University of San Diego California and is on the Investment Committee for the Endowment of the University. A graduate of Bocconi University Milan with full grades, he also studied at Harvard, Oxford, and Princeton University.

As the President and Chairman of the Salsano Group and Salsano Family Office, Sandro Salsano revolutionizes entrepreneurship and investment, showcasing their role in global development. Through the Salsano Shahani Foundation, his philanthropy enhances education in Central and Latin America, emphasizing the true measure of wealth in transformed lives. His dedication to academia, notably with the University of San Diego California, underscores education’s pivotal role in societal progress. Recognized as a Young Global Leader and member of The Milken Institute Young Leaders Circle, Salsano’s influence transcends businesses, inspiring change globally. His leadership in Global Dignity and the Global Teacher Prize Academy underscores his commitment to human dignity and educational excellence, which is vital for a more equitable future.

Congratulations to Sandro Salsono for this well-deserved recognition!