Susanne Hochuli has been Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Greenpeace Switzerland since September 2018. Greenpeace is an independent, international environmental organisation that has been campaigning since 1971 for an ecological, social and just present and future without resorting to violence. Susanne Hochuli fully lives by these fundamental values. In her private and professional life, she is committed to ensuring that we and our children can live in an intact natural and social environment. With Greenpeace, Susanne Hochuli tackles the causes: Many of our social and health related problems are due to environmental pollution, climate change and the exploitation of people and nature.
From 2009 to 2016, Susanne Hochuli was Green Councillor and Head of the Department of Health and Social Affairs of the Canton of Aargau. Last year, she took over the chairmanship of the Swiss Foundation SPO Patient Protection and founded the eco-social startup "weltweit essen". The former organic farmer and hippotherapist is the mother of a daughter.