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About Us

Who We Are

The St. Gallen Endowment is a charitable, tax-exempt non-profit organisation that combines policy expertise with technical prowess. 


Our Team

Our team is composed of nearly 40 diverse, young and dedicated professionals from among 25 different nationalities. 

Our History

Created in 2020, the St. Gallen Endowment emerged from a successful research project developed at the University of St. Gallen. Today, our work is regularly cited by the European Central Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, and the United Nations. Our work directly supports 30+ developing countries at the World Trade Organization.

Board of Trustees

  • Dr. Thomas Schmidheiny, Chairman of the Board.

  • Prof. Manuel Ammann, Vice-Chairman of the Board.

  • Prof. Simon Evenett, Founder and Board Member.

  • Andreas Kirchschläger, Board Member.

  • Prof. Reto Föllmi, Board Member.

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