The management of PERNOVA consists out of three persons: Stephan Zihler, Katharina Wespi and Rebecca Müller.

Stephan Zihler founded the association Sport-The-Bridge in 2002. He initiated and built up the program "Ethiopia- Sport builds bridges" in Addis Abeba with the aim of reintegrating steetchildren into their families and in the public schools. Furthermore he develeoped the sportpedagogic teaching material KRAFT.

Since 2006 Stephan Zihler is Co- Manager of the one-man business ZIHLER social development. As "social troubleshooters" the business sustainably and purposefully solves social problems.