Bruno Heynen

lic. iur. HSG, LL.M. (LSE), Attorney at Law and Notary Public

Main fields of activity 

  • Corporate Governance 
  • Consultancy to Boards
  • Company Law

Contact information 

Phone: +41 56 204 02 05
Fax: +41 56 204 02 01
Email: bruno.heynen(at)

Other activities

  • Teaching Corporate Governance at the University of St.Gallen, Executive M.B.L. program
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the Corporate Governance Competence Centre at the Research Institute for International Management at the University of St.Gallen

Curriculum Vitae

1980-1986Study at the University of St.Gallen (lic. iur.)
1988Admitted to the Bar and Notary of the Canton Solothurn
1989-1993Inhouse Counsel in the Banking and Auditing Industry
1993-1995Attorney at Law at the law firm Froriep Renggli, first working out of the Zurich and later out of the London Office
1994-1995LL.M. at the London School of Economics (LSE)
1996-2000Inhouse Counsel at Roche Holding
2001-2004General Counsel of Danzas, then General Counsel of DHL Air & Ocean
2004-2018Senior Advisor Corporate Governance to the Board of Novartis and Secretary to the Executive Committee of Novartis. Prior roles included being Secretary to the Board of Novartis and Head Corporate Law & Governance of Novartis
Since 2018Counsel at Binder Legal