Personal Profile

Prename /Name
Ambassador Johannes Matyassy

Nationality
Swiss

Languages
German / English / Spanish / French



Education
Political Economics studies at the University of Bern.


Career
Ambassador Johannes Matyassy's career:
1983 - 1985 : assistant at the Institute of Political Economics of Bern University.
1985 - 1995 : Federal Office for External Economic Affairs
1987 - 1990: Diplomat in the Swiss Embassy in Buenos Aires
1990 - 1993: Deputy Head of the International Trade-GATT Division of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs.
1993 - 1995: Director of the Swiss EUREKA Chairman's Office.
1995 - 1997 : Personal Advisor to Federal Councillor Jean-Pascal Delamuraz, Minister of Economy.
1997 - 2000: General Secretary of the Liberal Democratic Party of Switzerland (FDP)
2000 - 2011 : Ambassador, CEO o Presence Switzerland, the official platform of Switzerland abroad.
2011 - 2014 : Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Switzerland in Argentina.
2014 - 2018 : Assistant State Secretary for Asia/Pacific in the Swiss Federal Department
2018 : Ambassador Director of the Consular Directorate (Federal Council in Bern)


Title & Role at ES VICIS
Board Member


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