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Lukas von Orelli
Lukas von Orelli received degrees in economics and law at the University of Basel in 1991 an 1993. Following his first work experience in asset management at a small private bank in Basel he received his attorney license in 1998. Von Orelli’s first exposure to the word of foundations came when, as director, he further expanded a Foundation for young businesspeople, based in Rainach / BL. Since 2004 Lukas von Orelli holds the position of managing director at the VELUX STIFTUNG in Zurich, a medium-sized grant-giving foundation that focuses predominantly on supporting natural science research in the areas of daylight, ageing, ophthalmology.
Since 2010 von Orelli is a board member of SwissFoundations, the association of Swiss grant-giving foundations, and is head of the working group on finance at the association, covering asset management, impact investing, cost-controlling and IKS. Furthermore, Lukas von Orelli sits on numerous boards of foundations and associations, responsible for finance and asset management.