Werner Schärer

Director, Pro Senectute

1979, degree in Forest Engineering, ETH; 1985, degree in Law, University of Zurich. Former Assistant in Forestry Policy and Forest Law, University of Zurich; then Adjunct, Department of Forestry, Canton of Zurich. Spent 16 years at the Federal Office for the Environment, including six as Director, Federal Forestry. Since 2007, Director, Pro Senectute Switzerland.