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The team

The team at the Childhood Cancer Switzerland office works intensively and with a lot of personal commitment and dedication for children with cancer and their families. We would be happy to answer your questions and simply be there for you.

Valérie Braidi-Ketter

CEO (Co-Director)

Birgitta Setz

CEO (Co-Director)

Alexandra Weber

Head of Communications

Zuzana Tomášiková

Head of Survivors’ Centre

Gabriele Zomorodi


Claudia Crevatin

The board

The board of Childhood Cancer Switzerland consists of nine members who are each responsible for a specific portfolio. They each bring with them valuable expertise in their field due to their professional and personal backgrounds.

Portrait Nicolas von der Weid

Prof. Nicolas von der Weid, MD

Head of Oncology / Hematology, University Children’s Hospital Basel 

Jacqueline Burckhardt Bertossa

Jacqueline Burckhardt Bertossa

Vice President 
Division Law
Advocate and notary public

Dr. med. Nicolas Waespe

Nicolas Waespe, MD

Specialist in pediatrics (FMH), focus on pediatric oncology/hematology; researcher at the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM) at the University of Bern and at the University of Geneva

Prof. Jochen Rössler, MD

Paediatric Oncology
Head of Hematology / Oncology (Pediatrics), University Clinic for Pediatrics Bern University Hospital 

Anja Flury

Anja Flury

Childhood cancer survivor

Evelyne Betticher

Evelyne Betticher

French-speaking Switzerland
Affected mother

Susanne Studiger 

German-speaking Switzerland 
Affected mother

Thomas Guhl 


Manuela Weichelt-Picard

Member of the National Council