Education:

Law studies at the University of Geneva (1988), patent attorney (1993); Executive MBA, IMD, Lausanne (2011).

Professional experience:

Twenty-year-long career in management: Manager for the international media group Edipresse (1993-2011) and Director-General from 2005; Member of several Councils of Administration; Co-founder of the Swiss Board Institute, a non-profit foundation dedicated to good governance; Assistant for public law at the University of Geneva; International basketball player, afterwards attorney (1988-1993).