Andrea von Siebenthal joined the GICHD in May 2015. She is responsible for Public Relations including media relations, events and private partnerships.
Prior to joining the GICHD, Andrea von Siebenthal worked as an independent communication and media consultant, holding different contracts as a communications consultant for the private and non-profit sectors. She was also a media trainer for crisis communication, an event moderator and talk show host. Over the last decade she has been engaged in different aspects of the communications and media landscape, from starting a media-software company to working in digital, print and broadcasting journalism.
Andrea von Siebenthal holds a CAS as a Spokesperson from the Swiss Journalist School MAZ as well as a Master’s degree in International Conflict Journalism with an expertise in civil-military cooperation and communication for peace-building operations from the IGS Institute for Global Studies in Rome.