INTERLAKEN | 8. / 9. JUNE 2023

The Swiss Economic Forum (SEF) is the leading economic conference in Switzerland and will take place on June 8th and 9th, 2023 for the 25th time. Every year, more than 1000 leaders from business, science, politics and the media meet in Interlaken for an active exchange of views and cross-industry dialogue.


Sandra Banholzer


Alain Berset

President of the Swiss Confederation

Rudi & Rudi Jr. Bindella

Corporate Management, Bindella terra vite vita SA

Lisa Eckhart

Cabaret artist & Author

Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas

Economic Counsellor and Director of the Research Department, International Monetary Fund

Peter Jakob

CEO, Jakob Rope Systems

Garry Kasparov

Former World Chess Champion, Chairman of the Human Rights Foundation

Geraldine Matchett

Co-CEO & Member of the Managing Board, DSM

Gary Nagle

CEO, Glencore

Katalin Novàk

President, Hungary

Stefan Paul

CEO, Kühne + Nagel International AG

Beat Röthlisberger

CFO, Röthlisberger Schreinerei AG, Gümligen

Thomas Süssli

Lieutenant General, Chief of the Armed Forces

All Speakers

Breakout Sessions

In the breakout sessions you will delve into specific topics with experts. The sessions thrive on active dialogue between the participants and the speakers. Benefit from the latest knowledge and personal assessments from experts and continue your education in a targeted manner.

Session 1: Shaken, not stirred – recipes for success

Session 2: When it comes to performance, age is just a number

Session 3: Switzerland – made and make it happen

Session 4: Innovation, creativity and technology are the keys to success – both in sport and for your business!

Session 5: Those who want change must stand together

Session 6: Scarcity of talent is placing demands on companies

Session 7: Swiss recipe for success: innovation

All Sessions