Born 27.6.57 in São Paulo (Brazil)
Training as civil engineer in Muttenz BL (Switzerland)
Languages: German, Portuguese, French, English
Site manager, later project manager for architectural offices in Switzerland, Ciba-Geigy in São Paulo and Suva in Switzerland.
Technical manager since 1999 in Suva’s own rehabilitation clinic, responsible for safety, maintenance and projects
Clinic currently has 150 beds
Since 2008 on the board of the IHS, and since 2013 as chairman