Suva’s Board of Directors includes employees’ and employers’ representatives as well as federal representatives.

The Suva Council 2014 - 2019

  • Suva is a company under public law and is responsible for its own administration.
  • With 16 employees’ representatives, 16 employers’ representatives and 8 representatives from the Swiss Confederation, the composition of the Suva Council puts clear emphasis on social partnership.
  • Markus Dürr has been Chairman of the Suva Council since 2014.
Chairman 1st Deputy Chairman 2nd Deputy Chairman
Markus Dürr*, Malters Doris Bianchi*, Bern Kurt Gfeller*, Bern

Federal representatives


Employees’ representatives Employers’ representatives

Reto Babst
Cantonal Hospital
Lucerne

Renzo Ambrosetti
Unia trade union
Bern

Thierry Bianco
suissetec
Zurich

Monika Bütler
Zurich

Maria Bernasconi
Federal Employees’ Association (PVB)
Bern

Thomas Bösch
Employers' Association of Basel Pharmaceutical, Chemical and Service Industries
Basel

Markus Dürr*
Malters

Doris Bianchi*
Swiss Federation of Trade Unions (SGB)
Bern

Peter Dietrich
Swissmem
Zurich

Gabriele Gendotti*
Faido

Vincent Brodard
Swiss Transport Workers Union (SEV)
Bern

Judith Fischer
Zug

Philippe Mäder
Adliswil

Judith Bucher
Association of Public Service Employees (vpod)
Zurich

Kurt Gfeller*
Swiss Trade Association
Bern

Markus Notter
Zurich

Natalie Imboden
Unia trade union
Bern

Heiner Gossweiler*Swiss Contractors' Association (SBV)
Zurich

Pascal Richoz
Seco
Bern

Arno Kerst*
Syna Trade Union
Olten

Silvia Huber-Meier
Federation of Swiss Food Industries
Bern

Barbara Schaerer
Federal Office of Personnel
Bern

Matthias Kuert Killer
Travail Suisse
Bern

Gian-Luca Lardi
Swiss Contractors' Association (SBV)
Zurich

Catherine Laubscher Paratte
Unia trade union
Neuenburg

François Matile
Employers’ Federation of the Swiss Watchmaking Industry
La Chaux-de-Fonds

Nico Lutz*
Unia trade union
Bern

Markus Meyer
Swiss Association for Visual Communication (VISCOM)
Zurich

Rudolf Marti
SE Real Estate & Tourism
Kallnach

Roland A. Müller*
Swiss Employers’ Federation
Zurich

Urs Masshardt
Hotel & Gastro Union
Lucerne

Roman Rogger
VSIG Swiss Trade
Basel

Giorgio Pardini
syndicom
Bern

Hans Rupli
Swiss Association of Timber Construction Companies
Zurich

Renato Ricciardi
OCST Organizzazione Cristiano Sociale Ticinese
Lugano

Georg Staub
swissstaffing
Dübendorf

Janine Wicki
Bern

Urs Wernli
Swiss Automobile Trade Association AGVS
Bern

Vacancy

Markus Zemp
Swiss Brewery Federation
Zurich

As at: 01.07.2017

*Member of the Suva Council Committee

Financial Supervisory Commission Real Estate Supervisory Commission Military Insurance Commission
Roman Rogger (Chair), Urs Masshardt, Judith Bucher, Kurt Gfeller, Markus Notter

Renzo Ambosetti (Chair), Heinrich Gossweiler, Gabriele Gendotti, Rudolf Marti, Hans Rupli

Barbara Schaerer (Chair), Thomas Bösch, Gabriele Gendotti, Urs Masshardt