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Iris Bohnet

Member of the Board of Directors

Iris Bohnet

Born 1966 – Swiss citizen
Member of the Board of Directors of Credit Suisse Group AG and Credit Suisse AG since 2012 

Professional history

2012-present Credit Suisse
  • Member of the Compensation Committee (2012-present)
  • Chair of the Sustainability Advisory Committee (2021-present)
  • Member of the Innovation and Technology Committee (2015-present)
1998-present Harvard Kennedy School
  • Academic Dean (2018-present, 2011-2014)
  • Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government (2018-present)
  • Director of the Women and Public Policy Program (2008-present)
  • Professor of Public Policy (2006-2018)
  • Associate Professor of Public Policy (2003-2006)
  • Assistant Professor of Public Policy (1998-2003)
1997-1998 Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley
  • Visiting Scholar


1997 Doctorate in Economics, University of Zurich, Switzerland
1992 Master's degree in Economic History, Economics and Political Science, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Other activities and functions

  • Publicis Groupe Diversity Progress Council, Member
  • Economic Dividends for Gender Equality (EDGE), Advisory Board Member
  • We Shape Tech, Advisory Board Member 
  • Women in Banking and Finance, Patron
  • UK Government Equalities Office/BIT, Advisor
  • G-7 Gender Equality Advisory Council, Member