Luncheon with Helene Budliger Artieda, State Secretary and Head of the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO)

Date and Time
Wednesday, February 7, 2024
11:45am— 2:00pm
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Philippe Monnier

State Secretary Helene Budliger Artieda (1965) has been director of the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) since August 2022. Prior to that, she was Switzerland’s Ambassador in Bangkok, Thailand, with additional accreditations to Cambodia and Laos. Until 2019, she held the same position in Pretoria, South Africa, with cross-accreditations to Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mauritius and Namibia.

In 2000 Ms. Budliger Artieda graduated from the Universidad Externado de Colombia in Bogotá (Colombia) with a Master of Business Administration (MBA). She also graduated from a commercial school in Zurich with a Federal Diploma in Commerce.

Location : Hotel Warwick, Rue de Lausanne 14, 1201 Genève (TBC)

Topic: Switzerland's economic policy challenges and opportunities in volatile times (interview by Philippe D. Monnier)

Main organizers: Wharton Alumni Club of Switzerland and American International Club of Geneva. Registration:

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