Economic and Financial Affairs

The Economic and Financial Affairs Section of the Embassy promotes bilateral economic relations and protects Swiss economic interests in the United States. The Embassy’s economic team monitors U.S. economic, financial and trade policy and keeps track of relevant regulations and legislation by using its extensive network of contacts within the U.S. administration and its various departments and agencies, Congress, as well as a wide range of think tanks and opinion leaders.

Team Members

  • Ivo Germann, Head of Section
  • Christoph Buehler, First Secretary
  • Rahul Sahgal, Financial and Tax Policy
  • Daniel Stadelmann, Trade Policy
  • Anandi Wickramasingam, Executive Assistant
  • Angela Wall, Assistant


To contact the Economic and Financial affairs:


Telephone: +1 (202) 745 7919