Erich Wigger directs the Finance and Services Department with the support of the three Finance, Personnel, and IT Services Teams. He began his career with a sales internship at the Swiss Post, and then went on to study economics and the history of economics at the Socioeconomic Institute at the University of Zurich, where he spent several years conducting research and teaching. After receiving his doctorate, he joined the staff of the President of the Swiss labor union SMUV and the management board of the union training center, MOVENDO. From 2002 until the merger with Helvetas, he was a member of Intercooperation’s management board.
«My goal is to work together with my colleagues to ensure the conditions for the efficient implementation of our development projects and mandates. Our ambition is to continue to develop our systems and processes, in order to support our innovation and progress.»