Regula Rytz has had a long political career. She got her start in the cantonal legislature, which led her to the executive of the city of Berne and finally to the Federal Parliament as a member of the National Council and President of the Green Party of Switzerland. Now, the committed historian is setting up her own business and expanding her activities in civil society. She is, among other things, President of the Commission for Equal Opportunities of the Canton of Bern, a member of the Board of Directors of the Biel Transport Authority and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Fondation Gobat pour la Paix. Her main areas of expertise are climate policy, gender equality and education. Sustainability, social security and fair global economic relations are also among her core concerns.