OUR BOARD MEMBERS

DR. DANIEL BORER

President of the W.A. de Vigier Foundation

Daniel Borer works as a general practitioner in his own practice in the Seeland region. He is a keen private and military pilot, a family man, father and committed board member. He holds mandates in the hospitality and health areas as well as in investment banking, trust companies and property companies. Daniel Borer can count on an extensive network of commercial and scientific contacts, which proves to be extremely beneficial to our foundation. He has been President of the Foundation Board of the W.A. de Vigier Foundation since 2012 and remains a capable and committed successor to Moritz Suter.

BEAT GRAF

Vice-president of the W.A. de Vigier Foundation

Business financing, especially for SMEs and startups, and building entrepreneurial networks constitute a common theme encompassing Beat Graf’s professional career. As an economist and business economist, he draws from his expertise and experience in leadership positions in a major bank and from his many years of work as CEO of the Swiss Venture Club – a renowned network for entrepreneurs. Having retired early, Beat Graf now dedicates himself to the management of various foundations. His role in the W.A. de Vigier Foundation, in which he has served for 20 years as a board member, remains very close to his heart.

WOLFGANG HEUTSCHI

Board member

DR. PIRMIN BISCHOF

Board member, Solothurn lawyer and member of the Swiss Council of States

DR. FELIX GRISARD

Board member, Entrepreneur and investor, Chairman of the Board Hiag/GRT-Immobilien-Gruppe

LIC. IUR. SVEN HOFFMANN

Board member, Business lawyer and owner of a law firm in Basel, various Board of Directors mandates, engagement in various foundations

ALAIN NICOD

Board member, business angel, founder/co-founder of various startups, i.e. LeShop.ch, founder/managing partner of the venture capital company VI Partners in Zug

GUY PETIGNAT

Board member, Dipl. Ing ETH and MBA from Harvard University, Entrepreneur, President of Falu AG in Rüti

ANNE SWEETBAUM-DE VIGIER

Honorary member

JEANETTE DE VIGIER

Honorary member

NORAH DE VIGIER

Honorary member