Management Affairs

Markus Liechti
Markus Liechti / Christoph Herren

Policy advice and support

Our section supports and advises the Management Board in important policy matters as well as in the conduct of management affairs and provides input for speeches and presentations. To this end, we monitor and assess transport policy both at national and international level.

We also provide guidance, coordination and support services to the Management Board and division specialists to facilitate the planning and management of transport policy matters. We handle policy and organisational projects across various federal departments. We provide project teams with policy and administrative support in the form of working documents, business process management and quality control.

Mobility as a Service, research and assessments

We conduct and coordinate the tasks of the Swiss Confederation in the area of Mobility as a Service. With the assistance of the FOT’s specialised divisions and other federal offices (ARE, FEDRO, OFCOM, SFOE and swisstopo) we address issues relating to mobility data and Mobility as a Service. We also coordinate the FOT’s research activities and conduct assessments on behalf of the office.

Coordination of internal administrative processes and point of contact for third parties

We coordinate FOT statements as part of consultation procedures within the Federal Administration procedures and prepare the FOT’s contributions to legislature planning, the annual objectives of the Federal Council and the Department as well as the annual business reports of the Federal Council. Our Section is responsible for addressing parliamentary requests and questions, and for planning and preparing parliamentary debates with the assistance of relevant specialists.

Every day we make sure that questions from the public receive an appropriate answer. We support the management board in preparing and holding events, and maintain contact with the cantons and with transport policy associations and organisations.