European Free Trade Association. Secretary General.
Federal Department of Foreign Affairs. Head of Directorate for European Affairs
|2006-2010||Embassy of Switzerland in Washington, D.C. Head of Economic and Financial Division|
|2001-2006||Federal Department of Foreign Affairs. Deputy-Head of Integration office|
|1996-2001||State Secretariat for Economic Affairs. Leading SECO's negotiations with GATS/WTO in international services|
|1994-1996||Federal Office of Foreign Economic Affairs. Secretary and Chief of Staff|
|1990-1994||State Secretariat for Economic Affairs. Represented SECO in various bodies at OECD and in context of EFTA negotiations|
Universities of St. Gallen and Lausanne. Ph.D. - thesis on intra industrial trade from a Swiss perspective.