Simon Zurich specialises in lobbying strategies. His main areas of expertise are health policy, the environment and nature conservation, spatial planning and education policy. Simon Zurich worked for former SP national councillor Jean-François Steiert for five years. Father to two daughters, he was President of a cantonal political party and has been a member of the legislature in Fribourg since 2016, where he sits on the building committee. The Fribourg native has acquired a wealth of political knowledge during this time, and builds bridges between two linguistic regions. Simon Zurich works on a voluntary basis for the patient centre in western Switzerland and for Fribourg Opera House.
After completing his law studies in Fribourg, Simon Zurich attended King’s College in London. Living by the Thames, he enjoyed the city’s variety and multicultural society.