The UN 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.
Melanie Senn supports all marketing and communication activities. Prior to the UN 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.
Rebecka Herdt joined the UN Global Compact Network Switzerland & Liechtenstein as a Trainee and assists with all aspects of marketing and communication. She is simultaneously pursuing her bachelor’s degree in communication science and media research at the University of Zurich.
Alice Harbach-Forel has been with the UN Global Compact Network Switzerland & Liechtenstein 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. Previously, Alice worked in research and in the private sector in the field of CSR/RBC.
Fabienne Sigg joined the UN Global Compact Network Switzerland & Liechtenstein in 2020 as a trainee. As part of the programme team, she organizes and coordinates thematic workshop and activities to support UNGC participants in aligning their corporate strategies and operations with the Ten Principles and the SDGs.
Lorena Berther is our Sustainability Management Trainee. She is part of the programme team supporting several projects. Lorena holds a bachelor's degree in business administration and is currently pursuing her master's degree in sustainable development at the University of Basel.
Seraina started to work as a Sustainability Management Trainee at the UN Global Compact Network Switzerland & Liechtenstein. She supports the programme team in various projects. Prior to that, she completed her bachelor`s degree in environmental engineering at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences.