Irenka Krone-Germann

Angestellt, Co-Head Communication, Network and Knowledge Management, cinfo

****, Switzerland


Know how transfer on jobsharing models
• Programme Development and Management. Negotiatio
• Profound expertise in Capacity Building and Know
• Innovative and Creative. High Social Competences
Professional Match making platforms


Professional experience for Irenka Krone-Germann

  • Current 5 years and 1 month, since Sep 2018

    Co-Head Communication, Network and Knowledge Management


    Co-Head Communication, Network and Knowledge Management at in Biel.

  • Current 7 years and 1 month, since Sep 2016

    Co-founder and co-director

    We Jobshare Sàrl


  • Current

    Senior Policy Advisor SECO Trade Promotion and Development

    State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO

    Programme Manager for Economic Development Programmes in Central Asia, Eastern Europe and Africa. Focal Point SECO Sustainable Tourism. Programme Manager for the development of several Destination Management Organisations. Supervision of numerous international consultants.

  • Coaching and consulting. Trainings and match making. Information and promotion programme in Switzerland on jobsharing/topsharing labour models: creation of a website with several publications and conferences/workshops on the impact of jobsharing. Development of communiity management and webplatform on social medias related to new work models.

  • 1990 - 2014

    Freelance Journalist

    La Liberté, L'Agefi, FN, Le Temps

    Independant journalist, Publication of several economic and local articles.

  • 2001 - 2007

    Program Manager

    SECO Location: Switzerland/ Economic Promotion agency of Switzerland

    Programme Manager for Economic Promotion projects and conferences in Japan, India, France and other European markets (organisation and moderation of conferences presenting the advantages of the Swiss market). Head of the Publication Programme of LOCATION Switzerland (writing, graphical design of marketing publication of high tech clusters of Switzerland, see list above.

  • 1995 - 1999

    Scientific Adviser and Negociator

    Swiss Federal Office for Economics Affairs, WTO Division

    Scientific Adviser, Swiss Delegate and Negotiator at the WTO and the OECD in Geneva and Paris mostly involved in the WTO Working Party on « The Interaction of Trade and Competition » and on the accession to the WTO of the CIS States and former Yugoslavia. Assistance to transition countries.

Educational background for Irenka Krone-Germann

  • International Relations

    Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

    International Relations, History and Political science

  • Current

    Economics and International Trade

    Université de Fribourg

    International Trade, Micro and Macro economics

  • Current

    DBA Business administration

    UC Berkeley ext.

    Finance, Marketing and Business

  • Current


    University of Geneva

    Labour Economics, International trade


  • German

    First language

  • Spanish


  • French

    First language

  • English


  • Russian



Flexible work
Managing Diversity
Sustainable Development
Creative Consulting


sustainable travel

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