Caroline Morel

Director since 2002
Director of Media and Development Policy


Caroline Morel was born in South Africa in 1969, grew up in Kilchberg, Switzerland, and studied ethnology in Zurich. After temporarily working in market and social research, she graduated from the ETH with a post-graduate diploma in development and cooperation and worked in Nicaragua as an officer responsible for gender matters for a water and housing sanitation project for the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

Caroline Morel is a member of the Advisory Committee for International Development Cooperation and president of AllianceSud, the umbrella organisation for development organisations.

She lives in Bern, travels to Zurich on weekends and visits Andermatt regularly to enjoy climbing and snowboarding.