Manuel Liatowitsch is the secretary of the NOMIS Foundation and has been a member of the Group Executive Board and Head of Corporate Center at Ringier AG since May 2021. He has held the positions of Group General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer since October 2020.
Liatowitsch graduated summa cum laude from the University of Basel in 1997, receiving a master of law. In 2001 he earned a doctor of law (summa cum laude) from the University of Basel. Before joining Ringier, Liatowitsch worked for many years as a lawyer at Schellenberg Wittmer, one of Switzerland’s leading commercial law firms, where he became a partner in 2008 and a member of the Executive Board in 2015. He served as a legal officer at the Claims Resolution Tribunal for Dormant Accounts in Switzerland, was a visiting fellow with Yale University’s International Security Studies, and worked as a foreign associate with a leading law firm in New York. He is the author of various legal publications, as well as co-author of a successful textbook on private international law. Liatowitsch is currently a lecturer at the University of Zurich.