Hans-Peter Egler

CEO, Global Infrastructure Basel (GIB)

Hans-Peter has long-standing expertise in international cooperation, management and project innovation. Before joining GIB, he led the Trade Promotion Division of the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO). Prior to that Hans-Peter was also responsible for investment promotion activities and infrastructure financing for Latin America and Africa. Form 1992 to 1994 Hans-Peter was deputy Country Director of Swiss Development Cooperation in Bolivia. He started his professional career in 1988 as project manager for the introduction of the first office automation system in the Federal Administration. From 1990 to 1992, he was Deputy Head of Division for Latin America in charge of bilateral trade and investment issues. Hans-Peter holds degrees in Economic Sciences, Modern History and Environmental Management, and has over 26 years of work experience.

 

Bridges news

28 March 2017
Au vu des défis auxquels l’Afrique doit faire face en termes de développement, les infrastructures durables et résilientes peuvent-elles ouvrir la voie à la réussite des objectifs de développement durable sur le continent ? La réussite des Objectifs de développement durable (ODD) dépend en grande...
21 March 2017
In light of Africa’s current development challenges, how can sustainable and resilient infrastructure pave the way for the successful implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals on the continent? The successful implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) depends heavily on...
12 February 2016
Photo credit: "Hanging gardens of One Central Park, Sydney" Rob Deutscher, Creative Commons, Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license, http://bit.ly/1PP2xrB . In order to trade goods and services efficiently, to become a more active partner in global and regional trade, and to...
1 July 2014
Small-scale miners in developing countries have sought to profit from increased gold prices on international markets. But ensuring sustainable social and environmental conditions through responsible mining require concerted efforts and partnership from actors across the supply chain. The rising...
13 May 2014
Small-scale miners in developing countries have sought to profit from increased gold prices on international markets. Bus ensuring sustainable social and environmental conditions will require concerted efforts and partnership from actors across the supply chain.
4 July 2012
Globalisation, the increasing complexity of production processes, as well as environmental and social challenges call for transparent and compelling guidelines at the global level. International rules are often ill-equipped to deal with these issues. With this in mind, the Swiss State Secretariat...