Aloys Hirzel is co-founder of FIPRA Switzerland which specialises in strategic and crisis communications and public affairs. In his current activities as managing partner Aloys advises numerous Swiss and multinational companies operating in the machinery and metal industry, service, investment and financial sector, chemicals and constructions industry. Prior to this Aloys was co-founder, chairman of the board and managing partner of Switzerland’s largest internationally active communications consultancy Trimedia. Before which Aloys was head of corporate communications for the Mövenpick group of companies for a number of years. Aloys is member of the International Public Relations Association and the European Association of Political Consultants (EAPC). Born in Switzerland, Aloys speaks German, French and English. Aloys is married and has three children.