People Jean-Daniel Gerber

Jean-Daniel Gerber

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Born 1946 – Swiss Citizen
Board of Directors member since 2012

Professional history

2012–present

Credit Suisse

  • Member of the Audit Committee (2012–present)
2004–2011

Swiss Federal Council, Director of the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO)

1998–2004

Swiss Federal Office of Migration, director

1993–1997

World Bank Group, Washington D.C., executive director and dean (1997)

1991–1992

Swiss Federal Office for Foreign Economic Affairs, vice director and minister, head of the Development Policy Service

1987–1990

Swiss Embassy in Washington D.C., minister and head of the Economic, Financial and Commercial division

1973–1986

Various positions at the Swiss Federal Office for Foreign Economic Affairs (1973–1975; 1981–1986) and Member of the Swiss delegation to International Economics Organizations (1976–1980)

Education

2007

Honorary doctorate, Economics and Social Sciences, University of Bern, Switzerland

1972

Degree in Economics, University of Bern, Switzerland

Other activities and functions

  • Lonza Group AG, board member
  • Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets, chairman of the board and investment committee
  • Swiss Society for Public Good, president
  • Japan Tobacco International (JTI) Foundation, board member
  • AO Alliance Foundation, member