Urs Ziswiler (president)

Urs Ziswiler (president)

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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)
  • Author
  • Mother tongue: English


  • Marina Karlin
  • Director of the “Russian Switzerland” magazine
  • Editor and journalist
  • Mother tongue: Russian


  • Chok Woo
  • Engineer and manager
  • Mother tongue: Chinese


  • Cinzia Dal Zotto
  • Professor at the University of Neuchâtel
  • Mother tongue: Italian