Geneva Science and Diplomacy Anticipator

Ambassador, Special Representative for Science Diplomacy in Geneva

Alexandre Fasel has been Switzerland’s Special Representative for Science Diplomacy since June 2021, based in Geneva. As Ambassador of Switzerland in the United Kingdom from autumn 2017, he contributed to the implementation of the Swiss Government’s ‘Mind the Gap’ strategy on Brexit.

During the course of his career he has engaged with the topics of European integration, the interface between foreign and domestic policy, foreign policy analysis and policy formulation as well as multilateral diplomacy, the latter as Head of the UN Division at the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and as Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the Office of the United Nations and other International Organisations in Geneva.

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