European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI)



Mr Thomas B‹CHEL 



Professional apprenticeship, laboratory chemist; mature age examination; Chemical studies at the ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich;  Final qualification: Dipl. chemist

Professional Experience

1984-1993: Ivoclar-Vivadent AG company; Dental company
- Research and development
- Head of Department: Scientific service

1993-1997: Member of the Liechtenstein government
- Deputy Prime Minister
- Minister of Home Affairs
- Minister of Education
- Minister of Environmental Affairs, Agriculture and Forestry

1998-2000: Managing director of the company Thermoselect AG in Liechtenstein

Since 2001: Self-employed: Chemicals & Consulting company

Further activities

Before becoming a member of the government, member of the Liechtenstein Parliament

Since 1999: President of the Liechtenstein Farmersí Association

Since 2002: President of the Foundation Council of the National Hospital

 Since 2001: Member of the board of directors of the OLMA Messen St.Gallen (Switzerland)