Our members of the association


The members of the association are committed to a Swiss Capital of Culture and participate in the project as volunteers when needed.

  • Hannes Blatter, Sursee (LU) - owner of Hannes Blatter GmbH Politik- & Kommunikationsberatung, Managing Director of the Lucerne Forum, lecturer at the Lucerne School of Business
  • Tony Burgener, Geneva (GE) - consultant, former director of Swiss Solidarity
  • Manuelle Chevrier, Lausanne (VD) - lawyer and attorney-at-law
  • Blaise Duc, Lutry (VD) - former Director of Design & Promotion RTS
  • Philippe Duvanel, Lausanne (VD) - editor and project manager of Editions Glenat, former director of Château de St-Maurice (VS), former artistic director of Festival Delémont'BD (JU)
  • Mario Fossati, Grand-Lancy (GE) - secretary general Paléo Arts & Spectacles
  • Laurie Girardier, Colombier (NE) - administration and finance Fédération neuchâteloise des entrepreneurs
  • Julien Gross, Lausanne (VD) - initiator & project manager Pyxis Exploration Numérique, former President Label Suisse
  • Daniel Hassenstein, Lutry (VD) - vice-president of Paléo Arts & Spectacles, member of the SMPA Board, member of the Board of Directors of the KKL in Lucerne and the Baloise Session in Basel
  • Christophe Hans, Zurich (ZH) - head of Public Affairs HotellerieSuisse, Member of the Board of the Swiss Public Affairs Association
  • Cyril Jost, Lausanne (VD) - independent entrepreneur at Raison individuelle, former member of the board of Capitale Culturelle Suisse (CCS)
  • Michael Kinzer, Lausanne (VD) - head of Culture of the City of Lausanne
  • Elina Leimgruber, Vevey (VD) - former Mayor of Vevey
  • Myriam Neuhaus, Bern (BE) - owner and project coordinator of network4events AG
  • Philippe Racine, Lutry (VD) - delegate Communications Etat de Vaud
  • Maude Righi, Auvernier (NE) - director MRI Communication
  • Daniel Rossellat, Nyon (VD) - member of the Board of Capitale Culturelle Suisse (CCS), president of the Paléo Festival and Mayor of Nyon
  • Mathias Rota, Neuchâtel (NE) - research assistant at the Haute école de gestion Arc
  • Vincent Sager, Vessy (GE) - director of Opus One
  • Veronica Tracchia, Lausanne (VD) - Head of Unité Création et diffusion (SERAC) Etat de Vaud, former Adjointe aux Affaires culturelles à la Ville de Nyon, Secretary General of the Fondation vaudoise pour la culture
  • Carine Zuber, Biel (BE) - independent cultural manager, former managing director of Jazz Club Moods, former member of the Conseil de Fondation Pro Helvetia