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Max Bertschmann

National Director, Switzerland

Max looks back on a long career with professional experience in the for-, non-profit, and government sectors. He has gained profound knowledge working in an international environment for almost twenty years, especially for the Swiss federal department of foreign affairs as Trade Counsellor, posted in South Africa from 2009 to 2014. Before joining Right To Play, Max was Head of Fundraising & Marketing and most recently Senior Manager Capacity Building at the BPN Foundation, promoting entrepreneurship in developing and emerging countries. As such, he managed partnerships with institutional partners, corporates, and major donors. The global growth of the foundation's organizational capacities and impact measurement was at the forefront, including developing and implementing a CRM strategy. Max will drive strategies and innovative initiatives at Right To Play Switzerland to secure funding for Right To Play's programs and activities.

Max believes in long-life-learning and studied, e.g., business administration, sales and marketing, foreign trade, and leadership and management. He is currently pursuing his EMBA at a Swiss university of applied science. His first-semester thesis covered the subject of "e-learning platform for young African business professionals."