Government Councillor Silvia Steiner

Dr. Silvia Steiner
Party membership: Christian Democratic Party (CVP)
Place of origin: Lauerz
Date of birth: 14.3.1958
Domicile: Zurich

Brief biography

1984           Degree in law from the University of Zurich
1984-1988 Degree in law from the University of Zurich
1988-1995Regional prosecutor 
1995-2002 Police officer, head of the criminal police, city police of Zurich
2002-2005Head of criminal police, Zug police
2004Doctorate in law from the University of Lausanne
2005-2015State prosecutor, head of department; specialist and lead state prosecutor in the field of trade in human beings

Political activity

Year Activity
1986-1998Secretary of the District Schools Council in Zurich
Member of the Cantonal Parliament - Member of the Justice Commission, the Commission for Economy and Labour, the Parl. Investigation Committee PInC-BVK
Since 2015Head of the Department of Education
Since 2017President of the Swiss Conference of Cantonal Ministers of Education (EDK)