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trade association administrator

Oscar Knapp, Swiss trade association administrator.

Background

Knapp, Oscar was born on August 14, 1948 in Scuol, Switzerland. Son of Guigliermo Knapp and Flurina Denoth.

Education

License oeconomicarum HSG, University, St. Gallen, 1972. Dr.oec. HSG, 1976.

Career

Delaware foreign trade Swiss Textile Manufacturing, Zurich, 1976—1978. Desk officer middle east Ministry of Economy, Berne, 1978—1980. Swiss dac delegate Organization of European Cooperation and Development, Paris, 1980—1982.

Swiss energy advisor Organization of European Cooperation and Development, Institute of Economic Affairs, 1982—1986. Chair budget committee Organization of European Cooperation and Development, 1984—1986. Deputy chief of mission Ministry Foreign Affairs, Embassy Brazil, Brasilia, 1986—1991.

Executive director MIGA, Washington, 1991—1992. Head finance and economic division Embassy of Switzerland, 1991—1996, ambassador Brasilia, 1996—2000. Delegate for trade agreements State Secretariat for Economic Affairs, Berne, since 2000.

Connections

Married Elisabeth Preisig. Children: Flurina, Ladina.

father:
Guigliermo Knapp

mother:
Flurina Denoth

spouse:
Elisabeth Preisig

child:
Flurina Knapp

child:
Ladina Knapp