Management

On behalf of the Board of Trustees the Managing Director manages the Foundation’s ongoing activities, supported by Senior Management, Program Management and Communication.

 

Address

Jacobs Foundation
Seefeldquai 17
Postfach
8034 Zürich
jf@jacobsfoundation.org
Tel:  +41 (0) 44 388 61 23
Fax: +41 (0) 44 388 61 37

Senior Management

Sandro Giuliani
Managing Director / Delegate of the Board
Dr. Urs V. Arnold
Head of Operations
  • Finance and Human Resources
  • Institutional Cooperation
  • Board Secretary
Alexandra Güntzer
Head of Communication
  • Corporate Communications
  • Media Relations
  • Public Relations
Muriel Langenberger
Head of Programs Europe
  • Programs Europe
  • Advocacy
Fabio Segura
Head of International Programs
  • Program West Africa
  • Program Latin America
Simon Sommer
Head of Research
  • Research Funding
  • Conferences & Workshops

Team

Zoe Bozzolan-Kenworthy
Assistant Operations & International Programs
  • Support Operations
  • Program Assistant West Africa
Antonella Di Iorio
Personal Assistant to the Managing Director
  • Support Managing Director
Gelgia Fetz Fernandes
Program Manager
  • Young Scholar Programs
  • Klaus J. Jacobs Awards
  • Editor
Chris Goodman
Project Manager
  • Program and Advocacy
  • Europe
Sabine Gysi
Communication Manager
  • BOLD – Blog on Learning and Development
Irina Hotz
Project Manager International Programs
  • Program West Africa
  • Program Latin America
Roland Hügli
Finance Manager
  • Finance, Accounting,
  • Controlling
  • IT
Cathrin Jerie
Project Manager Talent Network/Communication
  • Program Talent Network
  • Social Media
  • Corporate Communications
Sylvana Klang
Project Manager Communication
  • Corporate Communications
  • Public Relations
  • Image and Media Editor
Cornelia Lieb
Accountant
  • Accounting
Nora Marketos
Program Manager
  • Program West Africa
  • Program Latin America
Hans Rudolf Schumacher
Facility Manager & IT Support
Rita Schweizer
Project Manager
  • Program Educational Landscapes Switzerland
  • Projects Education, Switzerland
Carole Sebastianutto
HR Generalist / Assistant Operations
  • Human Resources
  • Support Head of Operations
Doriano Simonato
Logistics
  • Homeservice
  • Technical Assistance
Sabina Vigani
Country Director
  • Ivory Coast
Julia Wyss
Program Assistant/Research Fellowship Coordinator
  • Assistance
    Research Funding & Intervention Programs
  • Administration
Philine X. Zimmerli Ischer
Program Manager
  • Program Primokiz
  • Advocacy Early Childhood Education, Switzerland