Carine Bachmann studied social psychology, film studies and international law and holds a CAS in economics and regulatory law. She started her career as program manager of the international film and video festival Viper in Lucerne, worked as communications officer and project manager in various non-governmental organizations and managed Cimera, an organization for development cooperation and conflict prevention in the Caucasus and Central Asia.
The 54-year-old is bilingual, married and has three children. She brings "thanks to her great experience and broad network" the prerequisites for her new position, it said in a statement of the Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA. (SDA)