Embassy of Switzerland in Australia
As the official representation of Switzerland, the Embassy covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations with Australia, Kiribati, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. It represents Swiss interests in the areas of political, economic and financial affairs, legal arrangements, science, technology and education.
The Embassy of Switzerland is recruiting an Assistant to the Head of Mission. Please click here for more information.
Please note that all visa and other consular matters are dealt with by the Consulate General in Sydney. For any related information please directly contact the Consulate General.
Who is who
- Mr Pedro Zwahlen, Ambassador of Switzerland to Australia, Head of Mission
- Mrs Yasmine Chatila Zwahlen, Ambassador of Switzerland to Kiribati, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Special Envoy of Switzerland for the Pacific Region, Head of Mission
Mr Daniel Haener, Deputy Head of Mission
Mr Mark Engler, Science, Technology and Education Officer
- Mrs Bernadette Hunkeler Brown, Consul General of Switzerland in Australia, Kiribati, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu
Mr Victor Wong, Honorary Consul General in Papua New Guinea
Mrs Manuela Erb, Honorary Consul in Victoria
Mr Daniel Gschwind, Honorary Consul in Queensland
Mr Marc Montandon, Honorary Consul in Western Australia
Mr René Pfister, Honorary Consul in South Australia
Prof. Dr Margaret Otlowski, Honorary Consul in Tasmania
- Mr Peter Bendel, Honorary Consul in the Northern Territory