18 years as a correspondent for Basler Zeitung (Switzerland) in Washington D.C., Bonn and Brussels (EU).
6 years covering Swiss national politics for “Der Bund” daily and FACTS magazine.

Diplomatic Service

4 years at UN Mission of Switzerland in New York: Spokesperson and peacebuilding work (Swiss chairmanship Burundi configuration of UN Peacebuilding Commission).
4 years at Swiss Embassy in Berlin/Germany: Head of cultural division (“Auftritt Schweiz” presentation as featured country at Leipzig Book Fair 2014).


German (native), English (near native), French (good), Spanish (working level), Italian (passive).


The tenor saxophone