Jürg Dinner (53) has been Head of Communications at the University of Zurich since the end of 2015. Before that, he was responsible for the communications of the Swiss National Science Foundation for two years. Until 2012, he worked at the airline Swiss for eight years, first as Head of Communications and then as Head of Policy and Environment. During this time he contributed to the successful turnaround and ascent of the Swiss national airline. Between 1997 and 2002, he was in charge of global business and financial communications at the BMW Group in Munich before overseeing communications for Coca-Cola Switzerland. He has been a member of the teaching staff at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences and at the University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration Zurich since 2007. He has a degree in business administration from the University of Zurich. Jürg is married and father of a son. Since 2018, he has been the president of SUPRIO, the Swiss Universities Public Relations and Information Officers Conference.