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Chantal Balet

Chantal Balet, 1952, was admitted to the Swiss bar and the chamber of notaries in 1978. She practised law for ten years as solicitor and notary public in Valais, worked in the Swiss federal administration and served in the Valais High Court as deputy judge.

From 1994 to 2007, she has been member of the executive board of economiesuisse, the country’s largest umbrella organization representing the Swiss economy, and was in charge of its French-speaking section. During her tenure, she developed high-level expertise in the fields of communication and campaign management, which includes designing strategies, drafting publications and articles, preparing presentations, initiating interviews, debates and various events and developing media campaigns. Lobbying and developing network amongst Swiss government, industry and opinion leaders is an important part of her expertise.

Over the years, she has proven a strong political engagement: she is a key founder of the Liberal Party in Valais and served as a MP and head of the Liberal Group in the Valais Parliament from 1989 to 1998. She is also member of the steering committee of the Valais Liberal-Radical Party.

Chantal Balet chairs the French-speaking Energy Federation (Fédération romande pour l’Energie). She is also board member of several listed companies (Vaudoise Assurance, BCV Bank) as well as wine maker Robert Gilliard SA. She serves on the boards of trustees of the Leenaards Foundation, the Swiss foundation for Research on muscular diseases, the Louis Moret Foundation and on several federal, cantonal and communal commissions.

Chantal Balet is also Chairman of the Sion international Music Festival

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