Jürg Hug joined the GICHD's Information Management division in January 2014. He provides Information Management Support to UNMAS partners and acts as focal point for the division’s information management capacity assessment activities. In addition, he supports the division in the development of information management capacity development plans.
Prior to joining the GICHD, Jürg Hug was involved in Partnership-for-Peace missions since 2005, and was an officer of the Swiss Armed Forces in Kosovo (KFOR) and Bosnia-Herzegovina (EUFOR). He joined the humanitarian community in 2010 as information management advisor to the National Regulatory Authority (NRA) for the Mine Action Sector in Lao P.D.R.
Jürg Hug holds a secondary school teacher’s certificate from the University of Berne and is a certified developer/programmer for SAP ERP. He worked for several years as a teacher and as a software developer before going on PfP missions to the Balkans with the army.
Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD)