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LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

The Leadership Council includes up to 12 representatives from member and partner organizations, as well as from external actors. It servers to increase the visibility and reach of the network and its activities, provide intellectual leadership, stimulate dialogue, and support the mobilization of resources.

Co-Chairs

 

Océane Dayer

Founder and Vice President
Swiss Youth for Climate

Urs Wiesmann

Professor Emeritus
Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)
University of Bern

Members

 

Marc Chesney

Professor
Head of Department of Banking and Finance
University of Zurich

Mark Halle

Senior Fellow and former Executive Director for IISD Europe
Senior Advisor UNEP Inquiry

Bruno Oberle

Professor
Chair for Green Economy and Resource Gouvernance EPFL

Former Director of Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN)

Patrizia Pesenti

Ringier-Delegate to the Executive Committee digitalswitzerland.com
Member Board of Directors
Credit Suisse

Former State Councillor for Ticino

Géraldine Pflieger

Professor

Co-Leader of the UNESCO Chair in Hydropolitics

Director of the Institute for Environmental Science

University of Geneva

Kathy Riklin

National Councillor CVP/PDC

Member of the Science, Education and Culture Committee

Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee

Anna Stünzi

Vice-President and Co-Lead Programme on Environment, Energy and Mobility

foraus - Swiss Forum on Foreign Policy

Thomas Breu

Director
Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)

University of Bern

[Representative of host institution]

Martin Fässler

Member of the Board
Biovision
Former Chief of Staff of Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation

[Representative of host institution]

Executive Committee

 

The Executive Committee is comprised of the two Co-Chairs (Océane Dayer and Urs Wiesmann), the representatives of the host institutions (Thomas Breu and Martin Fässler), and the Managing Director (Andreas Obrecht).

It oversees financial, programmatic, and other operational matters.