Jürg Krummenacher has been a Professor at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts since 2009. From 1991 to 2008, he was Executive Director of Caritas Switzerland. Before 1991, he was Professor of Psychology and Director of the Lucerne College for Social Work, and School Psychologist.
Jürg Krummenacher studied Social Sciences at Zurich University (Psychology, Education, Philosophy and Communication), completing his studies with a Master of Science.
For many years, Jürg Krummenacher was a member of the Executive Committee of Caritas Internationalis, of Alliance Sud, and of the Swiss Solidarity foundation.