People Iris Bohnet

Iris Bohnet

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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


Credit Suisse

  • Member of the Compensation Committee (2012–present)
  • Member of the Innovation and Technology Committee (2015–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)

Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley, visiting scholar



Doctorate in Economics, University of Zurich, Switzerland


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