Swiss philanthropy body appoints new managing director


Alliance magazine


SwissFoundations, the association of Swiss grantmaking foundations, has appointed Richard Brogle as its new managing director. Brogle has served as the CEO of the Drosos Foundation in Switzerland for 8 years and will join SwissFoundations on 1 June.

From left to right, Lukas von Orelli, president of SwissFoundations and Richard Brogle. Photo credit: SwissFoundations

Until Brogle takes up his post in June, the two SwissFoundations offices in Geneva and Zurich will be managed on an interim basis by Aline Freiburghaus, Head of French-speaking Switzerland, Katharina Guggi, Communications & Digital Strategy, and Montserrat Bellprat, Members & Events.

Founded in 2001, SwissFoundations is the largest network of charitable foundations in Switzerland. The members and associated partners affiliated with SwissFoundations invest over CHF 1 billion ($1.1 billion USD) annually in charitable projects and initiatives. SwissFoundations represents more than one-third of all estimated foundation grant-making in Switzerland.

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