Head of Public Security Policy and Security Affairs
Member of the Executive Committee World Economic Forum

After posts in the University of Fribourg and the Swiss Federal Government, he served as Deputy General Director, Swiss Federal Office for Police, Ministry for Justice and Police, and Head, Main Division for Legal Affairs and Data Protection (1996-2000).

From 2001 to 2013 he was General Director, Federal Office for Police (Fedpol – responsible for Swiss Internal Intelligence, Federal Criminal Police, Federal Security Service and International Police Cooperation), also filling the post of State Secretary, Head of Swiss Delegations at international conferences and negotiations on international cooperation treaties.

He began his appointment as Managing Director, World Economic Forum, Head of Security Policy and Security Affairs, in April 2014.