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

Executive Board

Christoph Hess
Deputy director
Head of Finance, Personnel and Administration

Michael Flückiger
Head of Communication

Sabine Aquilini
Head of Education


Lucia Della Torre  (Legal Expert), Iris Bischoff (Responsible for Social Aid Representation andcontinuing legal education), Fabienne Bratoljic (Legal Expert), Cinzia Chirayil (Legal Expert), Chantal Drammeh (representation Jasmeen Richli), Sarah Estermann (Intern Country Expert), Christine Fahrni (Data Administration SAR), Sarah Frehner (Legal Expert, Deputy), Romain Gautier (Data Administration Social Aid Representation (SAR)), Alexandra Geiser (Country Expert), Anne-Kathrin Glatz (Country Expert), Nina Gutweniger (Head of Procedures and Coordination Section), Tobias Heiniger (Legal Expert), Seraina Nufer (Head of Legal and Policy Section), Michael Pfeiffer (Legal Expert), Jasmeen Richli (Coordinator Projets), Marc Prica (Responsible for Social Aid Representation), Adriana Romer (Legal Expert), Adrian Schuster (Country Expert), Christina von Gunten (Lawyer), Beat von Wattenwyl (Project Manager), Vera Caroline Zürcher (Administration SAR)


Michael Flückiger (Head of Communication), Barbara Graf Mousa (Editor Print & Online), Bernd Konrad (Graphic Designer), Lorenz Lüthi (Responsible Refugee Days Project), Valérie Mansour (Responsible Events and Campaigning), Karin Mathys (Editor), Cornelia Riesen (Responsible Marketing and Communication Projects), Ralph Schoen (Responsible Marketing and Communication, Tendai Fleck (Responsible Online Media)


Sabine Aquilini (Head of Education), Feven Afeworki (Collaborator Host Family Project), Martina Ambruso (Collaborator ad interim Host Family Project), Gérard Bottazzoli (Adult Education), Katy François (Coordinator Education Projects, Lausanne), Andrés Guarin (Coordinator Education Projects, Lausanne), Annina Hunziker (trainee), Denise Kehrer (Collaborator Host Family Project), Marijana Lesic (Course Administration), Gasim Nasirov (Coordinator Education Projects), Cyril Romann (Collaborator ad interim Host Family Project), Arame Seck (Trainee), Clemens Tuor (Deputy Coordination Education Projects), 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), Marianne Künzle (Funds and Records Management), Franziska Feller (Central Secretariat), Marcel Peyer (Personal Assistent), Ruth Werren (Bookkeeper)