ADVISORY BOARD

The Executive Board is supported by the Advisory Board, comprised of former members of the Executive Board. They ensure a smooth transition between terms and help with long-term planning of the Association.

The Advisory Board consists of previous members of the Board.

Vice-President

Bartosz
Gdaniec

Bartosz is originally from Poland, a country with a long tradition in the art of debating. He holds a PhD in Molecular Medicine and Microbiology from the University of Geneva. As a scientist who is equally interested in fundamental research and international relations, he finished his training in Global Health Diplomacy at Oxford University. He was GIMUN President during the 2019-2020 mandate, where he re-established the structure of the organization together with Cindy Bischofberger. Now, he is a member of the Advisory Board where he has an eye on external affairs.

President

Cindy Bischofberger

Cindy grew up in the Swiss German countryside and has always wanted to discover the world. To this day, she often looks up to the sky to see if there are any planes flying over. She is about to complete her studies in International Relations with a specialisation in political science at the University of Geneva and is also an intern in Engagement Management for foraus in Zurich. During her studies, Cindy has been participating in GIMUN as Vice President, USG for Logistics and member of the MUN Delegation. She has also gained experience as a samaritan and as a research assistant at UNIGE. She is now a member of the GIMUN Advisory Board.

Member

Natalie
Joray

Natalie Joray is a 22-year-old International Relations student at the University of Geneva. She has been participating in GIMUN events and has been a member of the MUN delegation since the beginning of her studies. She joined the executive board as Public Relations Director during the 2018-2019 term and served as Secretary-General for the 2019-2020 term. At the moment, she is writing her Bachelor's thesis and interning at the Geneva Tsinghua Initiative. She hopes to be able to keep contributing to GIMUN by sharing the skills she acquired during the two years she served as an Executive Board member.
 

Member

Matteo
Fetz

Matteo holds a MSc in International Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, as well as a BA in International Relations from the University of Geneva. He is passionate about diplomacy and geopolitics. After having discovered the world of MUN conferences in high school, he joined GIMUN as soon as he started studying at UNIGE, in 2015. His first task for the association: co-organizing the GIMUN’s 2016 Study Trip to Spain and Morocco. He was then elected Vice President of the Executive Board and worked to ensure the success, diversity, and accessibility of GIMUN’s events. He has been a member of the Advisory Board since 2017, was its president and is currently a member.

Member

Céline
Dardel

Her passion for diplomacy, international affairs and meeting people from all over the world is what brought Céline to GIMUN during her first year at the University of Geneva. After participating in several MUN conferences, she took on the position of Event Manager during the 2019-2020 term. This experience has not only been a challenging, but first and foremost an incredibly enriching adventure, filled with unforgettable moments, great inspirations and new friendships. Céline is now finishing her Bachelor in International Relations, while doing an internship at the British Embassy in Bern. As a member of the Advisory Board she is very excited to see the extraordinary things the future holds for GIMUN and its members. 

Member

Baptiste
Daval

Baptiste is currently pursuing a MSc in Global Management at London School of Economics (LSE) and will be reading the CEMS Master’s in North America next year. Moreover, he holds a BA in International Relations from UNIGE since June 2020 and has participated in an exchange program in Singapore. He is extremely passionate about technology, finance, business strategy and entrepreneurship. Baptiste took part in his first GIMUN conference as delegate for Ivory Coast in the SC in 2018. He then joined GIMUN as Finance Director for the 2019-2020 tenure. Following his mandate, Baptiste became Auditor and AB member. He is now in charge of the Alumni Relation branch of the AB.

Member

Jesse
Hanich

Jesse is a master student in political economy at the University of Lausanne, his hometown. Beyond economics, he enjoys learning about history and geopolitics. It was therefore with much pleasure that he joined GIMUN, first as internal auditor, before becoming Finance Director for 2017-18. During his tenure, he did his best to maintain the organisation’s financial health as well as its good relationships with its contributors. At the end of his term, he joined the Advisory Board, in the hope that his experience would contribute to GIMUN’s success. He presided the Advisory Board between 2019 and 2020. 

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