Our People

Executive Board

The Executive Board of STSA is the managing body of the Association and meets at least twice a year.

It handles the applications for membership and initiates as well as promotes programmes which serve and advance the purpose of the Association.

- 8 are representatives of Sponsor Members
- 2 are representatives of Institutional Members
- 4 are representatives of Corporate or Sponsor Members

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board consists of all Sponsor Members and at least 5 Corporate members and meets at least once a year.

The Members of the Advisory Board are invited to provide direction on the Association's main projects and are also called upon to help strengthen the Swiss trading hub.

Members all share great expertise and a high level of seniority and are selected based on their willingness to contribute actively to the discussions at hand and for their propensity to work for the common good of the industry.

Our Management Committee

The Management Committee is responsible for the conduct of the business of the Association within the limits fixed by the Executive Board. It is responsible, in particular for coordinating, assisting and monitoring all ongoing STSA projects.

Ramon Esteve
Ramon Esteve
STSA President
Florence Schurch
Florence Schurch
STSA Secretary General
Jean-Pierre Carles
Jean-Pierre Carles
Augusta Energy SA
STSA Vice-President
Hans Christian Jensen
Hans Christian Jensen
ADM International Sàrl
STSA Vice-President

Our Secretariat

The STSA Secretary General is responsible for running the Association day-to-day.

Cornelia Green
Team Support Officer
Florence Schurch
STSA Secretary General
Silviane Chatelain
Education & Training Manager
Lisa Weihser
Legal and Regulatory Affairs
Victoria Carles
Communications Officer
Joëlle Wietlisbach
Communications Officer
Raphael Jenny
Legal Advisor & Public Affairs

The Swiss Trading & Shipping Association is a non-profit, non-political Swiss association representing companies active in commodity trading and shipping activities, trade finance and related services.

Rue de Chantepoulet 11
P.O. Box 1565
CH-1201 Geneva

+41 22 715 29 90