New Honorary Consul

Mathis Kern, born 1974, took office as Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany for the cantons of Geneva, Vaud and Valais on 21 December 2020. Born as a German citizen in Geneva, he is a self-employed attorney-at-law specialising in international arbitration, the law of the international civil service and construction law.

Aside from his consular duties, Mr Kern takes a particular interest in fostering German-French bilingualism as well as cultural and economic exchanges between Germany and French-speaking Switzerland. He also serves as a member of the Board of the German School of Geneva.