Andreas Richner is the Head of Governmental Relations for Farner Consulting. He was appointed to this position in 2016. Andreas brings to this role over two decades of experience as a public affairs professional.
Prior to his current appointment, Andreas held executive positions as Head of Communications and Public Affairs at Alpiq (2015 – 2016), Head of Corporate Affairs for Nestlé Suisse SA (2011 – 2015), and advised as a member of senior management at Farner between 2003 – 2011. Andreas also served as a UN Military Observer in Georgia/Abkhazia between 2001 – 2002.
He started his career as a Public Affairs Consultant/Senior Consultant with Farner in 1996.
Andreas holds an Executive Diploma in Commercial Law for Managers from the University of St. Gallen and a Master’s in Modern History, Political Sciences, and Constitutional Law from the University of Bern.