We are supervised by the Swiss Federal Supervisory Authority for Foundations and hold the Zewo quality seal as proof of our transparent, efficient and effective use of funds and resources. Skat Foundation is governed by a Foundation Board composed of 5 members, led by the Chairman of the Board, Rolf Leutert.


Dr. Rolf

Chairman of the Board

Dr. Xaver

Former Director of EMPA St.Gallen

Prof. em. Dr. Yvette Sánchez

Former Chair of Latin American Studies, University of St. Gallen (CLS HSG)

Esther Haldimann

Director Advisory Services
Helvetas, Zürich

Dr. Georg
von Krogh

Professor and Chair of Strategic Management and Innovation, ETH Zürich

Andrés Marín

Senior Relationship Manager, Bank Julius Bär & Co. Ltd., Private Banking Latin America

From left to right: Bertha Camacho, Dr. Georg von Krogh, Dr. Yvette Sánchez, Rolf Leutert, Esther Haldimann, Xaver Edelmann and Matthias Saladin.

Advisory Board

Brigitte Häberli-Koller

President of the Council of States

Jürg Christen

Former Managing Director of Skat Consulting Ltd.


Bertha Camacho

Managing Director
Phone: +41 71 227 07 98
Contact via e-mail

Matthias Saladin

Deputy Managing Director
Phone: +41 71 227 07 98
Contact via e-mail

Andrea Güpfert

Head of Finance and Administration
Phone: +41 71 227 07 98
Contact via e-mail


Burggraben 27
CH-9000 St.Gallen

External Auditor

Gaiserwaldstrasse 6
CH-9015 St.Gallen