Oscar Knapp

Oscar Knapp

Member of the Board of Directors of SRG SSR and Chairman of SRG SSR Svizra Rumantscha

SRG SSR / Marcel Grubenmann

Member of the Board of Directors since 2013

Oscar Knapp holds a doctorate in economics from the University of St. Gallen. He began his diplomatic career in the Trade department of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs (FDEA). Having completed postings to Paris, Brazil and Washington D.C., he returned to Brazil to serve as Swiss ambassador between 1996 and 2000. In 2000, he was appointed by the Swiss Federal Council as the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) Delegate for Trade Agreements, within the FDEA. Knapp served as Swiss ambassador to Austria between 2006 and 2010. Until his retirement in August 2013 he was ambassador and member of the executive board of the State Secretariat for International Financial Matters within the Federal Department of Finance since July 2010.

Offices: Trustee of the mia Engiadina foundation, Scuol.

Central Secretary

Schneider Beat


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