Thomas Aeschi - Thomas Aeschi

Thomas Aeschi (2011)

Thomas Aeschi (born January 13, 1979 in Zug ; legal resident in Baar , Himmelried and Basel ) is a Swiss politician ( SVP ).


Aeschi grew up as the eldest of three sons in Zug. He attended the Zug Cantonal School from 1991 and completed an exchange year at the Lisle Senior High School in Chicago in 1995/96 . In 1998 he obtained the type B Matura . In the same year he began to study economics at the University of St. Gallen (with semesters abroad in Malaysia and Israel ), which he completed in 2002 with a licentiate .

From 2004 to 2006 Aeschi worked in the area of mergers and acquisitions for the major Swiss bank Credit Suisse . [1] From 2006 to 2008 he studied at the John F. Kennedy School of Government , which he with a Master of Public Administration (MPA) graduated. Aeschi has been working as a management consultant for the international strategy consulting firm Strategy & since 2008 . [2]

Aeschi lives in Baar. In the Swiss army he holds the rank of first lieutenant .


Aeschi has been President of SVP Canton Zug since 2015 , previously he was Vice President from 2011 to 2015. From 2009 to 2015 he was President of SVP Baar. From 2010 to 2012 he was a member of the Cantonal Council . In the House of Representatives 2011 he was appointed to the National Council elected. In November 2015, the SVP parliamentary group of the Federal Assembly nominated him as an official candidate for the 2015 Federal Council elections . [3] Elected was Guy Parmelin . In November 2017 he was elected parliamentary group president of the SVP. [4]


Individual evidence

  1. Federal Council candidate Thomas Aeschi on Kiffen, Blocher and Spiess-Hegglin: “Of course I inhaled”. In: November 29, 2015, accessed February 2, 2019 .
  2. This is what the Sunday papers write. ( Memento of the original from October 11, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. In: Central Switzerland on Sunday / Eastern Switzerland on Sunday . 22nd November 2015.@1@2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  3. Iwan Städler: Aeschi has the best chances - but he's not yet a Federal Councilor. In: Tages-Anzeiger . November 21, 2015, accessed November 23, 2015.
  4. Thomas Aeschi is the new parliamentary group president of the SVP. SVP, November 17, 2017 (press release).