Andreas Hugi is the CEO and one of the founders of furrerhugi. He specialises in providing strategic advice to clients from industry, foundations, associations and politics. He has a broad network in Bern and his home city of Zurich, he defines legislative lobbying projects, organises systematic stakeholder management for clients and communicates major events and projects.
Andreas Hugi was a school president and local councillor in Zumikon ZH from 2008 to 2022. As a longtime functionary, he is familiar with the workings of a small municipality. Andreas Hugi presided over the Association of Public Relations Agencies in Switzerland (BPRA) for six years and since its merger with Leading Swiss Agencies (LSA) he has been Vice President of the LSA. He is a sought-after speaker for communications and public affairs. Following a stint as secretary of the Zurich FDP, trainee at NZZ and personal employee of the Minister of Economic Affairs in Zurich, the PR expert took a position as general secretary of the Swiss Engineering professional association. Andreas Hugi studied German literature, political science and history in Zurich.
He is interested in historical subjects, particularly the history of Zurich City. Andreas Hugi is a member of the Guild of the City of Zurich. He enjoys recharging his batteries by travelling with his family.