Between 1986 and 2006 Ursula Gut-Winterberger Dr. iur. performed a number of different roles in the private sector. Among other posts, she was a member of the management team at the major bank Credit Suisse and Deputy Director of the life insurance group Swiss Life. Ursula began her political career as a local councillor and mayor of Küsnacht in the canton of Zurich. Between 2006 and 2015 she was a member of Zurich’s cantonal government, serving first as its Construction Director and then as Finance Director from 2007 onwards.
Schulthess Klinik, Zurich (Member of the Foundation Board); Moriz und Elsa von Kuffner-Stiftung, Zurich (Member of the Foundation Board); Stiftung für Abendländische Ethik und Kultur (Member of the Foundation Board); Zurich University Law Faculty Alumni Organisation (Honorary Member); Stiftung Archiv für Zeitgeschichte, ETH Zurich (Chairwoman of the Foundation Board).