Member of the Advisory Board and Board of Directors since 2015
From 1998 to 2015, Peter Niggli was CEO of Alliance Sud, the consortium of the largest aid and development organizations in Switzerland. Before that, Niggli worked as a freelance journalist, focusing mostly on Africa, Economics, and Politics. From 1990 to 1996, he was a city councilman for the Green Party in Zurich. In addition to sitting on Helvetas’ Board of Directors, he is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Fastenopfer, the Swiss Catholic Lenten Fund, and ZEWO. He was also a cofounder of the Corporate Responsibility Initiative. Niggli is an author and publisher of numerous publications and books on sustainable development policy.