Silvia has been working with FOEN for more than 10 years. Currently, she leads the work on climate and financial markets within FOEN, the Swiss federal environmental authority. The climate division is in charge of developing climate policy strategies and reduction targets for Switzerland as well as elaborating and submitting CO2-legislation to the government and parliament. The first Swiss study on ‘Carbon Risks for the Swiss Financial Centre’ was released in October 2015, more technical work will be published by the end of the year. Silvia also manages the Confederation’s Technology Fund, which offers loan guarantees to Swiss companies innovating in climate friendly technologies. She represents Switzerland as Vice-Chair in the Working Party on Climate, Investment and Development at the OECD. Silvia is a graduate in economics, ecology and business administration.