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Viola Amherd

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Viola Amherd
Official portrait, 2024
President of Switzerland
Assumed office
1 January 2024
Vice PresidentKarin Keller-Sutter
Preceded byAlain Berset
Vice President of Switzerland
In office
1 January 2023 – 31 December 2023
PresidentAlain Berset
Preceded byAlain Berset
Succeeded byKarin Keller-Sutter
Swiss Federal Councillor
Assumed office
1 January 2019
DepartmentDefence, Civil Protection and Sport (2019–)
Preceded byDoris Leuthard
Personal details
Born
Viola Patricia Amherd

(1962-06-07) 7 June 1962 (age 62)
Brig-Glis, Valais, Switzerland
Political partyChristian Democratic People's Party (until 2021)
The Centre (since 2021)
ResidenceBrig-Glis, Valais
Alma materUniversity of Fribourg
OccupationNotary
Lawyer

Viola Amherd (born 7 June 1962) is a Swiss politician and the President of Switzerland in 2024. She is a Member of the Swiss Federal Council since 2019. She is also a member of the Christian Democratic People's Party.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Binnur Donmez, Beyza (2022-12-10). "Alain Berset to assume Swiss presidency in 2023". www.aa.com.tr. Retrieved 2022-12-07.