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Iris Bohnet

Member of the Board of Directors


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)
  • 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

  • Applied, board member
  • Economic Dividends for Gender Equality (EDGE), advisory board member
  • We shape tech, advisory board member 
  • Women in Banking and Finance, patron
  • UK Government’s Equalities Office/BIT, advisor
  • TaketheLeadWomen, advisor
  • genEquality, advisor