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About us

Symphasis is a charitable umbrella foundation based in Zurich. It supports social, ecological, and cultural projects in particular.


Board of trustees

The Board of Trustees comprises representatives from various fields of expertise. It ensures that the funds donated are used in accordance with the stipulations of the founders.


Prof. Dr. Felix Gutzwiller Chairman
Dr. Daniel Hunziker Vice Chairman
Marianne Kleiner-Schläpfer
Prof. Dr. Nicolas Michel
Dr. Alex Rübel
Dr. Manuel Sager

Foundation office

The Foundation Office is responsible for the operational and administrative affairs of the Symphasis umbrella foundation. As part of project management, it evaluates eligible charitable projects, assesses possible partners, and monitors project progress.

Guido Braschler, Managing Director

Giovanni Peditto, Deputy Managing Director

Christoph Rohner

Thomas D. Albert

Luciana Faoro

Michael Hess


Symphasis Charitable Foundation
Uetlibergstrasse 231
CH-8070 Zürich
+41 44 32 14 45


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