Annual report 2021


Members of the board in 2021*

Tony Burgener
Chairman of the Board.
Former Managing Director of Swiss Solidarity.
Former Head of Media at the ICRC.

Mario Fetz
General Secretary of the Foundation Apprentis d’Auteuil International
Former fundraising and marketing director of WWF.

Dick Marty
Former member of the Swiss Council of States.
Former General Prosecutor of the Canton of Ticino.

Serge Michel
Journalist, co-founder of Heidi News.
Former Editor in Chief of the website Le Monde Afrique.

Doris Pfister
Adviser in organizational and strategic communication management.
Former journalist.

Nathalie Pignard-Cheynel
Director of the Academy of Journalism and Media – University of Neuchâtel.
Professor of digital journalism.

Prof. Randeria Shalini
Professor of Anthropology and Sociology at the Graduate Institute, Geneva.
Director of the Albert Hirschman Center on Democracy.

Isabelle Werenfels
Former journalist. Senior Fellow at the Middle East and Africa research division
of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs.

Martin Woker
Former international editor of Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ).

* The updated list of members for 2022 is available on Fondation Hirondelle’s website.



Caroline Vuillemin
General Director

Max Morel
Chief of Operations

Philippe Bovey
Secretary General, Head of Services



Organisation Chart