As Associate Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation for the Terwilliger Center, Lizan Kuster leads the global efforts to raise the profile of affordable housing in the entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems and expanding ShelterTech. ShelterTech is the world’s leading platform for affordable housing innovation, advancing entrepreneurial housing solutions that radically improve the lives of low-income families. Lizan is based out of Zurich, Switzerland. Before joining Habitat, Lizan oversaw business development, establishing partnerships in the private and public sector with Kickstart Innovation, one of the largest open innovation accelerators. She has worked closely with members of the managing board and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, serving as project lead for the global digital platform for start-ups, UpLink. Lizan is the co-founder of Impact Hub PH Inc.,. She holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration, International Management from the University of Northwestern Switzerland and speaks five languages.