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Urs Ziswiler (president)
Former Swiss ambassador
Member of the board of directors and executive board of various organisations
Mother tongue: German
Diccon Bewes (vice-president)
Mother tongue: English
Director of the “Russian Switzerland” magazine
Editor and journalist
Mother tongue: Russian
Associated professor at the University of Lucerne (sociology department) and at the University of Zurich (Asian-Oriental Institute, Japanese studies)
Mother tongue: Japanese
Engineer and manager
Mother tongue: Chinese