Ivo Germann

Ivo Germann (*1972), MA, has led the Foreign Economic Affairs Directorate since 1 February 2023. Prior to taking up this role, he was head of the Economic Cooperation and Development division. He was on detachment to the Swiss Embassy in Washington, D.C. from 2019 to 2022 as head of its Economic, Trade and Financial Affairs Section. Mr Germann joined Macroeconomic Support at SECO in August 2000 and was promoted to deputy head in 2004. From 2007 to 2010 he was on detachment in London to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), where he worked as a principal economist. Upon his return to SECO in 2010, he took up leadership of the Private Sector Development division, becoming Head of Operations South/East in January 2013.

Last modification 20.02.2023

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