The Global Compact Network Switzerland & Liechtenstein’s office is located in Zurich and is domiciled at ICC Switzerland that offers some of its infrastructure to support its operations. Focal point is Thomas Pletscher, Secretary General ICC Switzerland.
Executive Director since 2015. Director of Fastenopfer 2001 - 2013; Director of the Administration of the Social Department, State of Lucerne 2013 - 2015. He has a Licence degree in Philosophy, Business Ethics and Catholic Theology from Gregoriana, Rome as well as an MBA HEC from the University of Geneva.
Annie Forster oversees all financial activities and provides administration support in key account management. She has a background in insurance, taxation and family offices and has spent a number of years living and working in Australia, China and Singapore.
Alice Harbach-Forel works as Project Manager since 2015. She is in charge of the thematic programmes and supports the UNGC Signatories and Participants in fulfilling their commitment to the Ten Principles. Prior to Global Compact Switzerland & Liechtenstein, Alice worked in research and in the private sector in the field of CSR/RBC.
Alexandra Cron oversees all marketing and communication efforts and ensures consistency of the brand and the imagery. She has a background in marketing and advertising and has most recently returned from a volunteering trip in Africa.
Fabienne Sigg supports the organisation and coordination of workshops and events as well as communication activities and assists the Secretariat in its daily management. She is currently completing her master’s degree in political science at the University of Zurich with a focus on democracy, development and international relations.
Melanie Senn supports all marketing and communication activities. Prior to the Global Compact Network Switzerland & Liechtenstein she has been working in communications and online marketing. Melanie is currently completing her master's degree in economics at the University of Zurich.
Simon Lieberherr assists in organizing and coordinating workshops and events. He has a technical background in product development and a passion for sustainability. Simon is currently completing his Master's thesis in Business Engineering at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts.