Henri Gétaz

The Secretary-General coordinates the Association's activities and is responsible for the overall management of the organisation's resources. He is assisted by three Deputy Secretaries-General, one at the EFTA Headquarters in Geneva, two in Brussels.

Curriculum Vitae

Work Experience

 
2018-

European Free Trade Association. Secretary General.

2010-2018

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 

 

Education  
 

Universities of St. Gallen and Lausanne. Ph.D. - thesis on intra industrial trade from a Swiss perspective.

 

 

Personalia

 
Birthdate  
Nationality Swiss

 

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+41 223322 601 (Geneva)
+32 22861 717 (Brussels)

Seminar on the European Economic Area - Brussels 17 September 2019