Johannes Matyassy

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

johannes.matyassy@esvicis.org