Managing Committee

Susanne Bernasconi-Aeppli (*1951)

Lic. iur, Advocate. 1988–1995 municipal councillor FDP Zurich, 1992–1994 President of the Audit Commission. 1995–2009 member of the cantonal parliament FDP. 1999–2003 President of the Fincance Committee.

Vice Presidency: Sergio Cavero (*1969)

Dipl. Architect ETH BSA. Exhibition Manager of Arteplage Yverdon-les-Bains for Expo 02. Since 2003 curator of the Designers' Saturday in Langenthal. Holder of Architectures Générales.

Markus Freitag (*1970)

Education as decoration and exhibition designer. 1991-1993 class specializing in visual communication at the HGKZ (now ZHdK). Founder and owner of the FREITAG lab ag.

Niklaus Haller (*1974)

Secondary teachers phil. I. Culture sponsors. Master of Advanced Studies in Business Administration. Director of Credit Suisse Schweiz AG (Senior Management).

Presidency/Treasurer: Markus Helbling (*1961)

Federally certified expert in accountancy and controlling, since 1986 at BDO AG, Head of Fiduciary services, Member of the Executive Board.

Arthur Rüegg (*1942)

Architect ETH SIA BSA. Prof. em. ETH. Since 1971, architectural firm in Zurich. Since 1991, Associate Professor of Architecture and Construction at the ETH Zurich.

Executive office Circle of Friends: Simone Wildhaber (*1976)

Attended business school and spent several years abroad. Akris 2001-2006, Directorate assistant and personal assistant to Albert Kriemler. Since 2006 Museum of Design Zurich, Assistant to the Director.

Megi Zumstein (*1973)

First education as a sign writer, studies in Visual Design at HGKZ. 2002 Swiss Federal Design Award. Lecturer at Hochschule Luzern. Since 2007 graphics agency "Hi" with Claudio Barandun.