Petra Keller Gueguen, Head of Division
Petra Keller Gueguen
Head of Division

The Staff Division (STAB) ensures the FSO’s planning and implementation as well as its strategic development. It is in charge of the Office’s political affairs. Furthermore, it is responsible for the Legal Services, and International and national affairs. The division also includes the Open Government Data Office. The latter is responsible for coordinating the implementation of the strategy for open government data in Switzerland 2019-2023, in close cooperation with the Federal Department of Home Affairs (FDHA).

The Staff Division establishes the content-related and legal foundations for the FSO's future orientation and the further development of Switzerland's statistical system. In agreement with the board of management, it determines long-term aims; it defines planning and establishes the FSO as a national centre of excellence for official statistics, data management and data science. Together with external and internal partners, STAB formulates strategic guidelines, objectives and measures for the multi-annual programme for federal statistics (MJP).

In addition, the Staff Division is active in the FSO’s international cooperation, national cooperation and stakeholder management. The division defines strategies in these three areas, coordinates relevant action while ensuring their coherence and contributes to their realisation.


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