Alexandre Epalle, Switzerland

External Affairs Director, Geneva University Hospitals (HUG)

Since July 2016, Alexandre Epalle has been the Director of External Affairs at the Geneva University Hospitals. In this capacity, he is in charge of developing and promoting partnerships of excellence with various health institutions in Switzerland and abroad, as well as with international organizations based in Geneva. He also aims at coordinating institutional partnerships at cantonal, regional, national and international level. Previously, he was Deputy Secretary General of the Department of Economy and Security of the Canton of Geneva from 2010 to 2016. In this capacity he had the opportunity to elaborate the Economic strategy of the Canton of Geneva.

Before that, he founded in 2001, and led for nearly 10 years, the Geneva's office sustainable development and worked on the areas of responsible production and consumption. Alexandre Epalle is a Swiss national. He holds a degree in Political Science and a Master's degree in International Relations from the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva.

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