Alec von Graffenried
Mayor of the City of Berne
Alec Von Graffenried grew up in Bern. He studied law at the University of Bern from 1982. After completing his studies he worked as an advocate. From 2000 to 2007, he served as government governor of the Bernese district. From 2007 to 2016 he was director of Losinger Marazzi AG. From 2010 to 2017 he was president of Bern Tourism. Currently (as of 2019) he is President of the Berne Section of the New European Movement Switzerland and President of the Berne Section of the NHG Rencontres Suisses as well as a member of numerous associations.