A very big welcome to Dr. Benoît Merkt as he takes up his appointment as a director to the GivenGain Foundation board!

Benoît is an attorney at law and partner at Lenz & Staehelin, the largest law firm in Switzerland. His many distinctions include being a member of the Geneva, Swiss and International Bar Associations; the Legal Council of Swiss Foundations; and the Association of Swiss Grant Making Foundations.

He is also a member/former member of the board of several international public utility foundations; a regular speaker at Swiss and international conferences in the fields of competition law and philanthropy; and the author of numerous publications in those fields.