The Federal Council has appointed on Wednesday Daniela Stoffel of the state Secretary for international financial matters (SIF). It follows on from Jörg Gasser, who will be retiring by the end of February from the Federal administration. Stoffel, your new office is on 1. March compete. The Ambassador is now head of the political staff in the SIF, as well as Diplomatic Advisor to the head of Department.
For the challenges and tasks at national and international level, they bring all the requirements, writes the Department of Finance said in a statement. Daniela Stoffel was born in 1968. In 1992, she graduated from the philosophy, Economics and German language studies at the University of Zurich. In 1996, writing his doctoral thesis consulted. After that research was followed by stays in the United States and in England.
in 1998 joined Stoffel in the Diplomatic service of the foreign Department (EDA). After the two-year Stage it was used from the year 2000 as an EDA spokeswoman. In September 2005 she took over the management of the public Relations and culture at the Swiss Embassy in Washington.
in 2009, she worked as head of sector for economic and financial Affairs at the Swiss Embassy in Berlin. There she was at 1. August 2012 Deputy head of Mission appointed. In 2015, Daniela Stoffel took a Staff position in the Secretariat-General of the OECD in Paris. Since 2015 is the title of an Ambassador in the SIF.
A high-level sextet
The state secretaries are the highest ranking officials and diplomats of the Switzerland. There are six of them, four are women: Pascale Baeriswyl, Roberto Balzaretti ( both of the Swiss Federal Department of foreign Affairs FDFA), Marie-Gabrielle Ineichen-Fleisch (state Secretariat for Economy Seco), Martina Hirayama (state Secretariat for education, research and Innovation SERI), and Mario Gattiker (state Secretariat for Migration SEM). (nlu/sda)
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