Loredana Guetg Wyatt, President
was born and educated in the Italian part of Switzerland. After graduating from SUPSI in 1998, she joined an international risk consulting firm. Loredana moved to the UK in 2004 in order to found the UK branch of the American Risk Consulting company Protiviti. At Protiviti Loredana was the UK solution lead for the internal audit and financial assurance team specialising in consulting to multinational companies. After spending ten years with Protiviti, Loredana has now founded her own company and works as a freelancer specialising in supporting global companies complying with local and international legislations. Loredana is Board member of the Jubilee Gardens Trust and InControl Charity. Since 2017 she represents the Swiss in the United Kingdom at the Congress of the Swiss Abroad and is a committee member of FOSSUK (Federation of the Swiss Societies in the UK). Loredana's hobbies include hiking, horse-riding, skiing and of course going to concerts and theatres. Loredana is married to Jonathan and has a son, Lawrence, who keeps her very busy!
Leonore Lavorel, Vice President
Born and raised in Geneva, Leonore – also known as Leo – moved to the UK in September 2018 to study for a bachelor's degree in politics and philosophy at the London School of Economics (LSE).
Leo joined our committee because she is passionate about Swiss culture, heritage, and community. During her time at university, she served as president of the LSESU Swiss Society for two years. Leo actively promoted Switzerland on campus and cultivated a sense of community among Swiss students in London. One of her main goals as vice-president is to help expand the club's youth membership, and to foster a community of young Swiss adults in and beyond London.
Through her work, Leo has developed an expertise in communication and project management. She brings a wealth of skills and experience to the role, particularly in event planning, content creation, social media management, and web development. Beyond her professional endeavours in the UK, Leo is a ski and snowboard instructor at her childhood ski school in La Tzoumaz, Valais. Her hobbies include all snow sports, hiking, yoga, cooking and traveling to discover new cultures.
Kerry-Jane Lowery, committee member
Kerry-Jane is a dual Swiss/British national and was born and brought up in Geneva. She attended Swiss and French schools and upon completing her baccalauréat headed to Vassar College in upstate New York for her BA. She has an MSc from the LSE.
She worked for the ICRC (CICR) for many years as a delegate and anthropologist, her work taking her to far flung war torn countries all over the world. Alongside her work in the humanitarian sector, she wrote a book about particle physics for CERN and has worked as a copywriter for many companies and institutions in and around Geneva and Lausanne. She was the commissioning editor of two magazines, has worked as a journalist and headed up a small UK publishing company that ran adrift during the many lockdowns.
She is also a keen photographer and has had a number of exhibitions in Switzerland as well as in South Africa. She still shoots film (her fridge is jam packed full of it!) and uses her sturdy Olympus OM1 she received when she was 17. She is a keen skier, telemarker, runner and hiker as well as a chutney maker, pickler and fermenter. She moved to the UK in 2017, spending 2-3 months a year in Switzerland, and volunteers weekly for the Order of Malta when she’s not writing, reading, foraging, traveling or getting her full of the fabulous cultural scene in and around London.
Suzanne Rozario, Council Member
Suzanne is of Portugese-Indian origin, grew up and educated in Scotland. A British/Swiss national, living in North London with husband, two children and a dog. She previously lived and worked in Zurich for an international investment bank. Lived in London since 1979 with stints in the US and Sweden. Suzanne has worked in both Private and Public sectors. She has pursued a varied career working for the Department of War Studies at King’s College London, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Princeton University, USA, COREX, a company providing international business education and currently EDItEUR, a non-profit organisation, which manages global book standards. She has also volunteered with the British Red Cross, Plan in Sweden, and the Oxfam Book Shop in Highgate. Suzanne enjoys going to the theatre/concerts, music, reading, visiting museums and art galleries, going to ice hockey games, swimming and walking.