The Advisory Board features important figures from business, politics, research and the media.

Andreas Rickenbacher

Former Councillor / Entrepreneur

Roger de Weck

Former Director General SRG SSR

Peter Urs Naef

Proprietor/Managing Partner Naef Partners AG

Dr. Thomas Held

Proprietor, Analyses and Strategy

David Bosshart

CEO Gottlieb Duttweiler Institut

Dr. Barbara Rigassi

Managing Partner BHP - Brugger & Partner AG

Carolina Müller-Möhl

VRP Müller-Möhl Group

Pascale Bruderer Wyss

Member of the Swiss Council of States (Socialist Party)


The interdisciplinary Steering Committee provides the SEF’s Board of Management with advice and support when it comes to setting agendas for the national business events. Discussions and the reciprocal exchange of up-to-the-minute developments, background information, facts and opinions give rise to a range of business topics, which are then aired and debated at the Swiss Economic Forum enterprise and business event. The Steering Committee exists to foster a focus on enterprise.

Walter Thurnherr

Chancelier de la Confédération

Prof. Dr. Jan-Egbert Sturm

Director KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich

Peter Spuhler

Proprietor and CEO Stadler Rail AG

Prof. Dr. Lino Guzzella

President ETH Zurich