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Christoph Brutschin

mag. et lic.rer.pol. / Business Economist HWV

Head of the Department of Economic, Social and Environmental Affairs
born 1958

married to Lilli Strassmann, one daughter

Member of the Social Democratic Party

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Professional career of Christoph Brutschin

  • 1978 – 1981
    Assistant auditor and subsequently auditor at revisuisse, today part of PricewaterhouseCoopers PWC in Basel and Zurich
  • 1981 – 1984
    Business management studies, graduation from the Higher School of Economics and Management (HWV) in Zurich
  • 1984 – 1988
    Executive Assistant and subsequently Commercial Director as well as Deputy Managing Director of the company maxit ag (sub-construction work)
  • 1988 – 1991
    Study of economics and business studies/pedagogy, graduating from the University of Freiburg i.Ü.
  • 1991 – 2009
    Commercial Vocational School of Basel
    until 1996 as a teacher and lecturer at the Higher School of Economics and Management (HWV),
    1996 – 2009 as Headmaster

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Political activities of Christoph Brutschin

  • 1992 – 2005
    Member of the Great Council (parliament): inter alia member of the Finance Commission, of the Public Works and Town Planning Commission, of the Commission for Economics and Fees, as well as Chairman of the Special Pension Fund Act Commission
    2001 – 2005 Deputy Chairman of the parliamentary group
  • 2000 – 2009
    Member of the Bank Council of Basel Cantonal Bank
  • 2004 – 2009
    Executive Board Member of SP Basel-Stadt
  • 2008
    Elected to the Executive Council, re-elected 2012 and 2016
    President of the Conference of the Cantonal Councillors for the Economy (CCCE) 2016

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