As a Swiss citizen, university professor, commentator and political advisor for many years, but also as a former Judge and President of the EFTA Court, I know Switzerland’s relationship with the EU and EFTA better than most.

Switzerland – EU – EFTA

Advisor to Federal President Doris Leuthard and to other members of the Federal Council, to members of the Swiss Parliament and of cantonal governments.

Regular speaker on Swiss-European matters at top level events (universities, associations, conferences, companies).

Significant publications

Regular author on Swiss-European matters in all major Swiss newspapers and in German and Austrian newspapers.

Institutionalisation of the Sectoral Agreements Switzerland-EU: Fairy Tales and the Theatre of the Absurd, European Law Reporter ELR 2014, 324-330.

Baudenbacher on Switzerland’s European policy (book, forthcoming).