Full Name
Ambassador Andrea Rauber Saxer
Job Title
Head of Bilateral Economic Relations
Statesecretariat for Economic Affaires
Country (Work Address)
Speaker Bio
Ambassador Andrea Rauber Saxer (*1968) lic. Iur. und Master of Law & Diplomacy, has been head of the Bilateral Economic Relations Divisions since 1 January 2024 and Federal Council Delegate for Trade Agreements. Before taking up this post she was head of Human Resources at the FDFA in the Directorate for Resources from August 2020. From August 2016 to July 2020 Andrea Rauber Saxer served as Ambassador at the Swiss Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina following her move from the Swiss Mission to the OSCE in Vienna where she was deputy head of mission. From September 2008 to January 2011, she served as diplomatic advisor to President Merz (FDF) and President Leuthard (FDEA/DETEC). From 2000 to 2005, she was deputy head of Free Movement of Persons/Schengen/Dublin at the FDFA/FDEA Integration Office, and then Special Representative for International Air Transport Negotiations at the Federal Office of Civil Aviation until 2008. After working as a court registrar at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague in 1995, Andrea Rauber Saxer joined the FDFA as a research assistant in 1996.
Andrea Rauber Saxer