Prof. Dr. Ulrich Meyer has been a federal judge for 33 years and President of the Federal Supreme Court since 2017. He was born on 28 October 1953 in Interlaken. Citizen of Pratteln BL. Studied law at the University of Bern. Admitted to the bar in 1979. Doctorate 1984. Habilitation University of Zurich 1993. Titular professor University of Zurich. Until 1981 legal officer at the Federal Office of Justice, Legislation Department. Afterwards secretary or clerk at the Federal Insurance Court. Elected as a member of the Federal Insurance Court on 1 October 1986 (President of the Federal Insurance Court 1998 and 1999; Vice-President of the Federal Supreme Court 2013 - 2016).