Management Office

We are working in our offices in Bern (General Secretariat) and Lausanne (Education office) in the following four departments:

  • Protection
  • Education
  • Communication
  • Finance, Personnel and Administration

Director SRC

Miriam Behrens

Managing Board

Christoph Hess
Deputy director
Head of Finance, Personnel and Administration

Barbara Rödlach
Head of Education

Beat von Wattenwyl
Head of Protection

Michael Flückiger
Head of Communication

Staff Position

Peter Meier
Head of Public Affairs

Eliane Engeler
Media spokesperson


Beat von Wattenwyl (Head of Protection)
Guillaume Bégert (Legal Expert)
Iris Bischoff (Responsible Social Aid Representatives and Legal Education)
Martina Cadalbert (Database Manager)
Lucia Della Torre (Legal Expert)
Alexandra Donzé (Quality Management)
Muriel Esposito (Country Expert)
Sarah Frehner (Legal Expert)
Romain Gautier (Data Administration Social Aid Representation (SAR))
Nina Gutweniger (Co-head of Legal Section )
Anne-Kathrin Glatz (Country Expert)
Tobias Heiniger (Division Manager New Asylum Procedure)
Fabien Kaufmann (Country Expert)
Frederik Kok (Country Expert)
Alexandra Geiser (Country Expert)
Michael Pfeiffer (Legal Expert)
Marc Prica (Database Manager and Responsible Social Aid Representatives)
Seraina Nufer (Co-head of Legal Section )
Laura Rezzonico (Legal Expert)
Adriana Romer (Legal Expert)
Josua Rüegger (Legal Expert)
Adrian Schuster (Country Expert)
Jamin Simoncelli (Database Manager)
Angela Stettler (Legal Expert)
Christina von Gunten (Lawyer)
Margarite Zoeteweij (Legal Expert)


Michael Flückiger (Head of Communication)
Tendai Fleck (Responsible Online Media)
Barbara Graf Mousa (Editor Print & Online)
Remo Gubler (Division Manager Fundraising)
Bernd Konrad (Graphic Designer)
Lorenz Lüthi (Responsible Refugee Days Project)
Karin Mathys (Editor Print & Online)
Cornelia Riesen (Fundraiser for charitable trusts and foundations)


Barbara Rödlach (Head of Education)
Mirja Bänninger (Education New Asylum Procedure)
Christine Fahrni (Course Administration New Asylum Procedure)
Katy François (Coordinator Education Projects, Lausanne)
Andrés Guarin (Coordinator Education Projects, Lausanne)
Nadine Kavanagh (Responsible Youth Education and Adult Education Field Exile – Asylum)
Marijana Lesic (Course Administration)
Manon Mariller (Course Administration)
Gasim Nasirov (Coordinator Education Projects)

Finance, Personnel and Administration

Christoph Hess (Deputy director / Head of Finance, Personnel and Administration)
Bilal Akinci (Employee Printing & Mailing)
Abirami Karunanithy (Director Assistent, Central Secretariat)
Marianne Künzle (Funds and Records Management)
Franziska Feller (Central Secretariat)
Marcel Peyer (HR Expert)
Ruth Werren (Bookkeeper)
Tomasz Kossewski (Controller)