Legal Advisor, Data Protection Specialist
Co-founder of EMBARK.LAW AG
Member of the EMBARK.LAW management team
MLaw summa cum laude (with highest distinction), University of Fribourg, Switzerland
German, English, French
Barbara started her career in 2008 as a legal advisor for the Swiss environmental protection agency FOEN. While working there, she drafted laws, negotiated international treaties, managed projects to improve the implementation of environmental policies, led public procurement procedures, and much more.
She also held the position of deputy data protection officer at the FOEN for several years, gaining a deep understanding of the intricacies and challenges of data protection.
In 2017, Barbara joined EMBARK.LAW as co-founder. She consults our clients on data protection and related issues. In addition, as our Head of Operations, she ensures that our company stays well-coordinated and productive in helping our clients overcome their legal challenges.
Barbara used to be a semi-professional dancer. In her daily life as a lawyer, her creative side helps her think out of the box and come up with unconventional solutions to complicated problems. Her experience of performing on stage has also taught Barbara to remain calm and do a great job in stressful situations.