Federal Office of Energy, Switzerland
State Secretary Benoît Revaz took over as Head of the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE), which would be tantamount to a ministry of energy, on 1 October 2016.
He holds a Master’s degree in law from the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) and an Executive Master of Science in Communications Management, which he obtained in post-graduate studies at the Università della Svizzera italiana in Lugano.
In the period from 2005 to 2012 he intensified his management skills by attending further education courses at the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, London Business School and Stanford.
He performed a variety of functions at Fribourg Electricity Works (now Groupe E) before he was appointed deputy Director of E-CUBE Strategy Consultants, a consulting firm specialising in energy and environmental issues.
He has also been a member of the General Management of EOS Holding and Alpiq Holding AG.