Nicola Forster

Founding Curator, Bern Hub, foraus - Swiss Forum on Foreign Policy

Studies in Switzerland and France; graduate in Law. Think tank founder, foreign policy expert and serial social entrepreneur in public sector innovation. Founding President, foraus, a leading Swiss foreign policy think tank with a unique crowdsourcing model, currently scaling globally. Co-Founder, Global Diplomacy Lab and Government Innovation Lab staatslabor. Founding Curator, Bern Hub, Global Shapers, World Economic Forum. Member of the Advisory Board, Open Forum Davos. Regular contributor to Swiss and international media; frequent keynote speaker and moderator. Advises various foundations, international think tanks and foreign ministries, such as the German Federal Foreign Office, on creative formats and strategic innovation. Named to "99 under 33 foreign policy leaders" list and Diplomatic Courier / Young Professionals in Foreign Policy; Mercator Fellow (2014); Ashoka Fellow (2016).

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