Katharina Bossoni Frey

Katharina Bossoni Frey



Katharina Frey, an experienced Swiss diplomat, is currently Deputy Head of the Digital Foreign Policy Division at the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs. At the forefront of digital diplomacy, Katharina leads major projects on Switzerland as a digital host state on cybersecurity for the International Geneva. Together with ETH Zurich, she also initiated the Swiss Call for Trust&Transparency in AI, an initiative that brings together academia, industry and diplomacy to find concrete solutions to current AI challenges. This led to the creation of the GenAI Redteaming Network and the International Computation and AI Network, ICAIN, whose incubation work she leads. Katharina has an academic backbone that includes law degrees from the Universities of Zurich and Geneva, a Master in Public Administration from London School of Economics, LSE, and additional courses in emerging technologies, including AI. Her varied career includes stints in Paris and at the UN Mission in Vienna.

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