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Jürg Vollenweider

Head, Macroeconomic Support Section, State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), Switzerland

Jürg Vollenweider is the Head of the Macroeconomic Support section at the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs Switzerland (SECO).

He has been representing Switzerland to the EITI since 2016. From June 2019 to July 2020, he served as alternate board member on the EITI Board representing the supporting country constituency.

In 2013, Jürg Vollenweider joined SECO as a free trade agreement negotiator for SECO’s Special Foreign Economic Service division. He started to work as a program manager at the Macroeconomic Support Section in 2016 and held the position as Deputy Head from 2019 to 2023. He earned a M.A. in Empirical Political Science of the University of Zurich and a PhD in International Political Economy of ETH Zurich.