54, married with 2 grown up daughers. Lawyer, worked abroad as Head of mission for the International Committe of the Red Cross (ICRC) for 18 years. Presently independent, working on mandate with startups. Holding senior positions in the Party Libéral-Radical (PLR) at swiss and Geneva levels. Président of the Geneva section of the Fédréation romande des Consommateurs (FRC). Si ce 2011, member of the Geneva inter-party Group for the Régulation of Cannabis which initiated one of the local initiatives under way in Switzerland.