Our Board

Foundation Board


Adrian T. Keller, President
Chairman of DKSH and Vice Chairman of Diethelm Keller Holding Ltd, a family holding company, and anchor shareholder of DKSH, a listed MES company in Asia. Since 2000, he is Vice Chairman of Diethelm Keller Holding Ltd, and earlier a Board Member of the predecessor company. In addition to holding various family business related Board seats, Adrian Keller is Vice Chairman of Bergos Berenberg Bank AG and is Chairman of Baur & Cie, a private real estate company. Among his pro bono involvements, he is a Trustee of Asia Society (Global) and a member of the Executive Board of the Swiss American Foundation.


Raymond J. Baer, Vice President
Honorary Chairman of the Board at Julius Baer Group. He held various executive positions within the Julius Baer Group Ltd abroad and in Switzerland, lastly as Head of Private Banking Business Line, and Member of the Group Executive Board. He is a former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Julius Baer Group and a former Board Member as well as a former Member of the Committee of the Governing Board of the Swiss Bankers Association.


Patrick Balkanyi
Partner at PwC Switzerland. He is in charge of the PwC TMT practice (Technology, Media and Telecommunication) in Switzerland. Besides he is member of the Executive Board of the Commission of Swiss GAAP FER. He lived for a couple of years in Hong Kong before he moved back to Switzerland.




Dr. Uli Sigg
Former Swiss Ambassador to China, North Korea and Mongolia, Vice Chairman of the Board of Ringier, and Member of the Advisory Board of China Development Bank, of the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, and of the International Advisory Council of Tate Gallery in London. He is the world’s foremost collector of contemporary Chinese art.



Dr. Peter F. Weibel
President of UZH Foundation, the Foundation of the University of Zurich, since 2012. Former Chief Executive Officer of PricewaterhouseCoopers Switzerland and former Member of the Board and the Audit Committee of Credit Suisse Group. He also serves on the Senior Advisory Council of the SwissAmerican Chamber of Commerce.




Eunice Zehnder-Lai
Member of the Board of the Geberit Group, Member of the Board of DKSH, and Member of the Board of Julius Baer Group. Previously, she worked in the finance industry for 20 years for LGT Capital Partners, Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch, spanning the areas of asset management, private wealth management, and corporate finance in New York, London, Hong Kong and Zurich.

Members Emeriti

Esther Heer-Zacek

Annette Schoemmel