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Chair of the Commission

Minister Boris Richard
Minister Boris Richard


Deputy Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the WTO and other international economic organizations since August 2022.

A career diplomat, he joined the Swiss Foreign Service in 2001 and held various positions in Berne and abroad. From 2014 to 2018 he served as Deputy Chief of the Asia and Pacific Division of the Swiss Foreign Ministry and from 2018 to 2022 as Deputy Chief of Mission of the Swiss Embassy in Brazil. 

He graduated in political science and journalism and holds a certificate in international economics of the Graduate Institute of Geneva. He is married and has two children.