Andrea Caroni, Dr. iur. MPA Harvard
Attorney at Law

Attorney and notary public

Education/Practical experience

1999Matura type A in Trogen
2000-2005Legal Studies at the Universities of Zurich and Geneva
2003-2005Intern at international courts in Strasbourg and Costa Rica
2003-2008Assistant at the University of Zurich
2005-2008Municipal Councilor (executive branch) in Grub AR; president of construction department
2005-2006Associate Clerk at the Cantonal Court AR in Trogen
2006-2007Trainee at AES Attorneys at Law in Heiden
2008Doctorate in constitutional and international law at the University of Zurich
2008-2010Personal advisor to Federal Councillor Hans-Rudolf Merz, FDF in Bern
2010-2012Science Studies in Economics and Political Sciences (MPA), Harvard University, Boston
since 2008Specialist officer (captain) of the Swiss military justice, currently prosecutor
2011 - 2015National Counselor (MP) of the canton of Appenzell Ausserrhoden
since 2012Lecturer for public law at the university of St.Gallen (HSG)
since 2012Solicitor with ME Advocat Attorneys at Law in Herisau
since 2015Member of the Council of States of the canton of Appenzell Ausserrhoden

Official functions

Swiss Federal AssemblyMember of the National Council

Member of the Committee for Legal Affairs

Member of the Control Committee (CC)

Member of the Committee on Pardons

Deputy Member of the Committee for Economic Affairs and Taxation

Deputy Member of the Office of the National Council

Board member of the FDP parliamentary group

AFU Anlagen und Finanz AG, HerisauMember of the Board of Directors
FDP Schweiz  Vice President
Jungfreisinnige Schweiz  Member of the board
FDP AR  Member of the board
FDP Grub AR  Vice-President
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