Federal Councillor of Switzerland (2006-2018); Chairwoman, Swiss Digital Initiative
Attorney-at-Law. 1999-2006, Member of the National Council (Swiss Parliament); 2004-06, President of the Christian Democratic People's Party; 2006 - Oct. 2010, Minister of Economic Affairs; 2010 and 2017, President of the Swiss Confederation, 2010-2018, Minister of Environment, Transport, Communications and Energy. President of the Swiss Digital Initiative. Co-Chair, Europa Forum. Member of the Board of Coop Group and others.