Dr. Guy Morin

President of the Foundation Board

Guy Morin has accepted the presidence of the Foundation board in September 2010.

Professional career
Medical graduate from the Basel University, Dr. Morin got further training as a general practitioner in a number of hospitals within the Canton of Basel-Stadt
After being for 10 years a general practitioner in St. Johann, Basel, he has been between 1996 and 2004 the president of the HMO Family Doctor Association.

Political activities
Dr. Morin is President of the Executive Council (State Council) of the Canton of Basel-Stadt and Mayor of Basel for the 2009 – 2013 legislative period.
From 2005 to 2008 he has been at the Head of the Department of Justice.
Prior to that he had been elected to the Executive Council (2004) after being member of the Great Council.
He has also been the President of the Health Commission of the Great Council (1997-2001) and is a Member of “Doctors for Environmental Protection” since 1988.
From 1985 to 1990 Dr. Morin had been the secretary of the Swiss Section of “Doctors for Social Responsibility”.