Director of Economic Affairs, Canton of Berne
Christoph Amman has been a member of the Cantonal Council of Berne since 2016 and is Head of the Department of Economic Affairs. At the beginning of June 2019, he took over the Bern Regional Council. He studied German literature and Latin at Berne University, and subsequently qualified as a secondary school teacher. From 1993 to 2014 Amman taught at Interlaken grammar school, where he was principal from 2011 to 2016. He was President of Procap Bern and Chairman of the Executive Board of Raiffeisenbank Region Haslital-Brienz. A Social Democrat, he began his political career in 1999 as mayor of Meiringen. In 2006 he was elected to the Grand Council of the Canton of Berne and in 2016 to the Cantonal Council.