Ambassador of Switzerland to Ukraine and Moldova
Guillaume SCHEURER is the Ambassador of Switzerland to Ukraine and Moldova since 2015. He joined the diplomatic service at the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) of Switzerland in 1992, where he interned in Bern, South Africa, and Geneva. In 1994, he started working at the Policy and Studies Division, Direction for Development and Cooperation (DEZA). He switched to the Task Force for the Swiss Chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in 1996. The following year, Mr. Scheurer was appointed as the Deputy Head of the OSCE Section in Bern and the “Partnership for Peace” at Political Section of the FDFA. In 1998, he was sent for service to the Swiss Delegation to the OSCE in Vienna. In 2001, Mr. Scheurer was appointed as the Deputy Chief of Mission at the Swiss Embassy in Iran. Upon his return to Bern in 2005, he worked as the Deputy Head of the Political Division for Human Security, and between 2009 and 2013, he was the Deputy Head of the Swiss Embassy in the United States of America. At the end of his service in the USA, he was sent to Vienna to serve as the Deputy Head of Delegation to the Swiss Mission to the OSCE, where he assisted with the preparation for the Swiss Chairmanship in the organization. He started his career in the private sector working with the Swiss economy. Mr. Scheurer received his Law degree from the University of Neuchâtel and completed his postgraduate studies in International Security Policy at the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, Switzerland in 1994. He was born on December 20th, 1963 in the city of Neuchâtel.