Senior Policy Advisor Financial Market Policy Section State Secretariat for International Financial Matters (SIF) Federal Department of Finance, Switzerland

Laurence Roth

Mrs. Laurence Roth joined the State Secretariat for International Financial Matters in August 2015 as Senior Policy Advisor. The State Secretariat is responsible for the coordination and strategic management of international financial, monetary, and tax matters. It also monitors developments in the Swiss financial sector and actively participates in the domestic regulatory process. Mrs. Laurence Roth is responsible for providing pertinent analysis and policy guidance on financial market issues in particular in the field of sustainable finance and for leading financial consultations with partner authorities from the Middle East region. Prior to joining the government, she worked for seven years in the financial sector where she held different positions first as analyst and then as private banker for the Middle East region. She lived for one year in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. She holds a Master Degree in International Relations from the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, Switzerland.