President of the Government Council Ernst Stocker

Ernst Stocker, Government Councillor

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Ernst Stocker has been Head of the Department of Finance since 2015.

Curriculum vitae

  • since 2015: Head of the Department of Finance
  • 2015/2016: President of the Government Council
  • 2010–2015: Head of the Department for Economic Affairs  

Personal information

  • Party membership: Swiss People's Party (SVP)
  • Domicile: Wädenswil
  • Date of birth: 20 April 1955

Professional career

Year Occupation
1983 Advanced Federal Diploma in farming
until 2007 Farmer (incl. training for farming apprentices)

Activity in authorities

Year Occupation
1987–2010 Member of the Cantonal Council
2003/04 President of the Cantonal Council
1998–2006 Member of the Wädenswil City Council
1998–2002: Head of the Health and Safety Division
2002–2006: Head of the Construction and Planning Division
2006–2010 Mayor of Wädenswil
2006–2010 Member of the executive committee of the Association of Municipal Mayors of the Canton of Zurich




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