Former Swiss Ambassador Bernardino Regazzoni appointed President of the Board of DiploFoundation

 Ambassador Bernardino Regazzoni
Bernardino Regazzoni

DiploFoundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Ambassador Bernardino Regazzoni as the new President of its Board. With a distinguished career in Swiss diplomacy,  Ambassador Regazzoni brings a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to global cooperation and education.

Ambassador Regazzoni was born in Lugano in 1957. He holds a doctorate in philosophy and has had an illustrious career in the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), which he joined in 1988. He was the Swiss ambassador to Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Italy, France, and China. 

“We are thrilled to welcome Ambassador Regazzoni as President of the Board,” said Jovan Kurbalija, Executive Director of DiploFoundation. “His extensive experience and dedication to fostering international dialogue and cooperation align perfectly with DiploFoundation’s mission to promote inclusive, informed, and effective diplomacy.”

Ambassador Regazzoni’s leadership is expected to enhance DiploFoundation’s capacity development and policy research efforts, particularly in digital diplomacy and AI governance. 

DiploFoundation looks forward to the innovative contributions and strategic insights that Ambassador Regazzoni will bring to the organisation in his new role.

Diplo’s board and community thanked Ambassador Victor Camilleri, the outgoing president of Diplo’s Board, for his critical role in building Diplo’s success for decades. 

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DiploFoundation is a non-profit organisation dedicated to improving global governance and international policy development through capacity building, training, and research in diplomacy and international relations. Founded in 2002, DiploFoundation aims to increase the effectiveness and inclusiveness of diplomacy by fostering dialogue and cooperation among a diverse range of stakeholders.