The Board of Directors

A functioning corporate governance is the basis for sustainable management. Our board of directors and its members thus represent our values of scientific relevance and fairness.

Gerold Bührer, chair of the board of directors

Gerold Bührer, chair of the board of directors

Gerold Bührer is a highly regarded and renowned figure with extensive experience in economics and politics in Switzerland. He has several seats on boards of directors of firms listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange and was a member of the Swiss national parliament from 1991-2007. He served as president of economiesuisse, the Swiss association of business owners.

Ernst Fehr, member of the board of directors

Ernst Fehr, member of the board of directors

Prof. Ernst Fehr is one of the leading international proponents of behavioral economics, one of the first researchers in the field of neuroeconomics, and one of the most frequently cited economists in the world. He is a sought after lecturer and partner for leading representatives of economics and politics.

Harald Stöhr, member of the board of directors

Harald Stöhr, member of the board of directors

Harald P. Stöhr worked in the human resources department of the Deutsche Bank for 29 years. In addition to being stationed in Frankfurt, he was employed in New York and London for several years. Stöhr moved to the Zurich Financial Services Group in 2005, where he as the head of human resources was responsible for the management and realization of the global strategy. He then assumed the responsibility for the human resources department of the Credit Suisse.

Ruth Metzler-Arnold, member of the board of directors

Ruth Metzler-Arnold, member of the board of directors

Ruth Metzler-Arnold was a member of the Swiss Federal Council and head of the Swiss Federal Department of Justice and Police. The lawyer and certified auditor is president of or member of various boards of directors of international firms. Furthermore, she is partner in a consulting firm for strategy, management, and communication, emphasizing the individual advice of top management.