SIFEM - Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets

Jean-Daniel Gerber
Chairman of the Board, Chairman of the Investment Committee

During his career in the service of the Swiss Government, Jean–Daniel Gerber has been active in various areas of responsibility: in the trade sector as Swiss representative in the World Trade Organisation (WTO); in the field of development cooperation as Chief of Section for Developing Countries in the former Federal Office for Foreign Economic Affairs; in the diplomacy as Minister and Head of the Economic, Financial and Commercial Office of the Swiss Embassy in Washington; at the World Bank as Executive Director and Dean of the Executive Directors of the World Bank Group (1996/97); and as Director of the Federal Office for Migration (1998–2004). Jean–Daniel Gerber currently also sits on the Board of Lonza Group and is President of Swiss Sustainable Finance (SSF) and the Swiss Society on Public Good.