Barbara Haering Online
Ladies and Gentlemen
Research and innovation, human security and sustainable development – these issues have been cornerstones of my professional and political life. Bridging the gap between scientific knowledge, innovation and decision making is a prerequisite for successfully committing politics as well as the corporate sector to comprehensive approaches that benefit all. I'm grateful to be able to commit myself to this challenge in the
- corporate sector as chair of the board of directors of econcept Inc. and as member of the board of directors of Ernst Schweizer Metallbau Inc..
- academic world as president of the Institut de Hautes Etudes en Administration Public of the University of Lausanne (IDHEAP), as member of the EU High Level Group on Research and Innovation (RISE) and as member of the board of the ETH Domain and of the Comité stratégique of the University of Geneva.
- peace and security arena as president both of the Council of Foundation of the Geneva International Center for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) and as member of the OSCE High Level Panel of Eminent Persons on Security Architecture as a Common Project.