Organising Committee

The association board elected the Messe Luzern as head office. Managing Director Urs Hunkeler leads the organising Committee, which is responsible for the organisation of the Winter Universiade.

Operational Management

Urs Hunkeler
Managing Director

Local Organising Committees

LOC Andermatt-Realp

Beat Jörg
President

Hartwig Birrer
Deputy President

Peter Vetter
Competition Manager

Jost Meyer
Venue Manager

Helen Fischer
Workforce

LOC Engelberg

Hubert Mathis
President

Ferdinand Janka
Deputy President

Christine Urech
Competition Manager Curling

Pascal Perret
Competition Manager Freestyle Skiing & Snowboard

Reto Steffen
Venue Manager Curling

Silvan Studer
Venue Manager Freestyle Skiing & Snowboard

Joe Kretz
Workforce

Urs Bacher
Deputy Workforce

Urs Elmer
Chief of Competition Ski & Snowboard Cross

Silvan Künzli
Chief of Competition Slope Style & Big Air

Patrick Käser
Deputy Competition Manager Curling

LOC Lenzerheide

Hannes Parpan
President

Silvio Baselgia
Deputy President / Venue Manager

Thierry Jeanneret
Competition Manager Ski Orienteering

LOC Lucerne

Françoise Schnydrig
President

Roland Maillard
Deputy President / Competition Manager Short Track

Cristiana Fiacco
Competition Manager Figure Skating

Silvan Auf der Maur
Venue Manager

René Gisler
Workforce

Reto Mattmann
Security Manager

Laura Preuschoff
Administration

LOC Stoos

Peter Föhn
President

Bruno Lifart
Deputy President

Lars Reichlin
Competition Manager

Andreas Föhn
Venue Manager

Ueli Pfyl
Chief of Competition

Julia Trütsch
Administration

Toni Schuler
Workforce

Ronny Gwerder
Finances

Josef Schuler
Services

Peter Reichmuth
Security Manager

LOC Sursee

Philipp Häfliger
President

Barbara Müller
Deputy President / Competition Manager

Thomas Voney
Venue Manager

Elena Wermelinger
Workforce / Services

Beat Christen
Security Manager

LOC Zug

Urs Scholl
President

Peter Lüthi
Deputy President / Consultant Sport

Sven Stillhardt
Competition Manager

Patrick Lengwiler
Venue Manager

Dominique Meier
Workforce / Services

Corinne Züger
Project Manager

Amin Ghiasi
Security Manager

Departments

Finances

Stephan Vollenweider
Director

Thomas Loher
Head of Legal Services & Procurement

Guest Services

Mario Würsch
Director

Sergio Roth
Head of Accommodation

Philipp Fritschi
Head of Accreditation

Isabelle Niggli
Deputy Head of Accreditation

André Salamin
Head of Food & Beverage

Primo Delea
Deputy Head of Food & Beverage

Rita Schmid
Head of Transportation / A&D

Markus Brand
Deputy Head of Transportation / A&D

Urs Huwiler
Head of Rate Card

Academic Liaison

Esther Müller
Director

Hannah Mormann
Head of Conference

Rita Spichtig
Conference

Host City

Reto Schorno
Director

Urs Purtschert
Head of City Operations

Nadja Bürgi
Head of Cultural Activities

Benjamin Stöckli
Head of Universiade Park

Brian Ruchti
Head of Ceremonies

Marketing & Sponsoring

Fabienne Meyerhans
Director

Benjamin Blaser
Head of Communication

Jürg Schneider
Head of Sponsoring

Media Services & ICT

Willy Koch
Director

Medical Services & Doping Control

Urs Müller
Director

Sport

Karl Lustenberger
Director

Ueli Anken
Head of Sport Presentation

Venue Management

Elio Cavazzutti
Director

Armin Ruckstuhl
Head of Cleaning & Waste / Signage / Logistics

Executive Department

Beat Hensler
Government Relations / Risk Management

Corinne Troxler
Government Relations

Philipp Hartmann
Representative KKSZ

Oliver Stahel
IT

Esther Müller
Sustainability & Legacy

Daniela Torre
Legacy

Iris Hänni
Workforce

Head Office

Regula Schweizer
Director

Marcel Brönnimann
Deputy Director / Head of Delegation Services

Ilaria Esposito
Delegation Services

Lukas Steiger
FISU Relations

Daniel Bodmer
Head of Planning & Coordination

Philipp Greutmann
Head of Venue Management

Philipp Waeffler
Head of Sport Services

Giuliana Schmid
Head of Volunteers

Patrick von Gunten
Head of Uniforms

Selina Wyss
Marketing & Communications

Petra Aschwanden
Promotion & Media Services

Reto Willimann
Marketing & Communications

Marie-Rose Schellhammer
Sponsoring

Ruth Portmann
Sponsoring

Joel Vegezzi
Intern

Matthias Zedi
Intern

Michael End
Intern