Nonexecutive, independent member of the Board of Directors since 2013, member of the Audit Committee since 2017.
Member of the Bank Council of the Swiss National Bank, Zurich, Switzerland; member of the Board of Directors of HUBER+SUHNER AG, Herisau, Switzerland, Vice President of the Foundation Board of the Gebert Rüf Foundation, Basel, Switzerland, and member of the Foundation Board of the Max Schmidheiny-Stiftung at the University St. Gallen, Switzerland.
Monika Bütler holds a doctorate in economics from the University of St.Gallen, Switzerland, and a degree in mathematics, majoring in physics, from the University of Zurich, Switzerland.
Since 2004, she has been Professor of Economics and Director of the Swiss Institute for Empirical Economic Research, University of St.Gallen, Switzerland. From 2009 to 2013, she served as Dean of the School of Economics and Political Science of the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. In 2008 and 2011, she was a Visiting Professor at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
Monika Bütler is a Swiss citizen, born in 1961.