Management Office

Our offices in Bern (General Secretariat), Lausanne (Education office), Zurich (Test Centre on the new asylum procedure) and in Canton Ticino (legal advice) have a staff of approximately 45 people working in four different departments:

  • Protection (legal services, asylum procedures and country analysis)
  • Education
  • Communication
  • Finance, Personnel and Administration

Director SRC

Miriam Behrens
Director
miriam.behrens@osar.ch

Executive Board

Christoph Hess
Deputy director
Head of Finance, Personnel and Administration
christoph.hess@osar.ch

Barbara Rödlach
Head of Education
barbara.roedlach@osar.ch

Beat von Wattenwyl
Head of Protection
beat.vonwattenwyl@osar.ch

Michael Flückiger
Head of Communication
michael.flueckiger@osar.ch



Staff Position

Peter Meier
Head of Public Affairs
peter.meier@osar.ch

Protection

Beat von Wattenwyl (Head of Protection)
Zorica Arezina (SPoC VZ Zürich)
Guillaume Bégert (Legal Expert)
Fabienne Bratoljic (Legal Expert)
Iris Bischoff (Responsible Social Aid Education and Legal Education)
Lucia Della Torre (Legal Expert)
Alexandra Donzé (Quality Management)
Sarah Frehner (Legal Expert)
Esther Friedli (Scientific Assistant)
Stefan Frost (SPoC VZ Zürich)
Romain Gautier (Data Administration Social Aid Representation (SAR))
Nina Gutweniger (Responsible Procedure and Coordination)
Anne-Kathrin Glatz (Country Expert)
Tobias Heiniger (Division Manager New Asylum Procedure)
Frederik Kok (Country Expert)
Alexandra Geiser (Country Expert)
Michael Pfeiffer (Legal Expert)
Marc Prica (Responsible for Social Aid Representation)
Jasmeen Richli (SPoC VZ Zürich)
Adriana Romer (Legal Expert)Adrian Schuster (Country Expert)
Christina von Gunten (Lawyer)
Margarite Zoeteweij (Legal Expert)

Communication

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)

Education

Barbara Rödlach (Head of Education)
Mirja Bänninger (Education New Asylum Procedure)
Gérard Bottazzoli (Adult Education)
Christine Fahrni (Course Administration New Asylum Procedure)
Katy François (Coordinator Education Projects, Lausanne)
Andrés Guarin (Coordinator Education Projects, Lausanne)
Nadine Kavanagh (Verantwortliche Jugendarbeit)
Marijana Lesic (Course Administration)
Manon Mariller (Course Administration)
Gasim Nasirov (Coordinator Education Projects)
Carola Schabert (Collaborator ad interim Host Family Project)
Julia Vielle (Responsible Host Family Project)

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 (Personal Assistent)
Ruth Werren (Bookkeeper)
Tomasz Kossewski (Controller)