former member of the Swiss Federal Council
Doris Leuthard graduated from the Law Faculty of the University of Zurich and was then admitted to the bar. Between 2006 and 2018 Doris Leuthard was a member of the Swiss Federal Council, where she headed the Federal Department for the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications (DETEC) for eight years. In 2010 and 2017, Doris Leuthard was also President of the Swiss Confederation. She has been involved in various mandates since leaving the Federal Council. Among other things, she is a member of the Board of Directors of Stadler Group, a solution provider for rail transport. In addition, she is the jury president for the environmental award of the economy and a member of the foundation board of the ETH Foundation. The foundation supports research and teaching at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.