Serving our Members and Partners

Board of directors

Miki Vayloyan, President

"We want our organisation to be the leading Swiss authority for professionals who prepare and support key decicions".

Miki joined Swissintell in 2015 as a member and shortly after as a board member. In October 2016 she has had the honor to take over the Presidency ad Interim and has been officially elected by the Swissintell members as President in September 2017.

Miki has been working for LexisNexis, a leading global provider of work-flow solutions, since 2013. She is a Business Development Manager for Media Intelligence Solutions within the DACH-region. Her focus lies in digital PR and Communication, Media- & Social Media Monitoring, Evaluation and Analytics. 

Her consulting expertise lies and focuses primarily on Digital Business Management, Digital Business Innovation and Digital Business Model Generation.

Key responsibilities: Strategy, Communications

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Alain Mermoud, Vice President

"I want to increase our organization's and profession’s visibility to the economic and political audience."

Alain became a member of the Board of Directors of in 2013, and co-founded the French-speaking section: ASVIE - Association Suisse en Veille Stratégique et Intelligence Economique in 2015. In September 2017 Alain has been officially elected as the Vice President.

He is also Managing Director and co-founder of

Alain is a results oriented professional with extensive experiences of management consulting, competitive intelligence, and information assurance for the financial industry.During his career he gained wide exposure to multi-disciplinary teams, including intelligence services, critical infrastructures operators and academia.

Today, he is a FinTech early-stage investor / advisor with focus on Big Data, blockchain and cyber security startups. Alain is also currently a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Business and Economics of Lausanne (HEC Lausanne) and scientific collaborator at the Military Academy at ETH Zurich.

Key responsibilities: Lead National Alignment, Government Relations

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Lorille Alger, Director

“A strong competitive intelligence network is the best way to learn and survive"

Strongly involved in the development of competitive intelligence in the French speaking part of Switzerland, Lorille Alger has been an active member of Swissintell (formerly SCIA) since 2013 and manages the French version of the association’s website.

She became a member of the Board of Directors of in 2017. 

After European and International law studies in Paris, she graduated with a Master degree in Political Sciences, geopolitics and European Studies. She decided to specialise in corporate intelligence and obtained a professional certification as consultant in corporate intelligence.

Nine years experienced as project manager in corporate intelligence, Lorille is currently senior project manager at Geneva Intelligence SA, a consultancy firm specialised in corporate intelligence.

Key responsibilities: Content Production, Lead Geneva committee

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Richard Lemaire, Director 

“As a board member, I wish to promote Competitive Intelligence as a key tool of success for Swiss companies and organizations.”

Richard joined and its board in early 2016. He is enthusiastic at sharing its wide international experience during which he has been exposed to and immersed in very different cultures. Thus, during his experiences, he sometimes passively used or actively needed Competitive Intelligence services.

Now GM of Aprobase, a 25 years experienced company, he promotes strategic intelligence awareness and relevancy.

Richard believes that Competitive Intelligence should not be on the too long list of battered word. There are many complementary ways of conducting and managing competitive intelligence, but regardless the chosen tool (or tools), comprehensiveness and relevancy remain the key parameters of its efficiency.

Key responsibilities: National Event Creation and Coordination, Members Representation

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Christopher Cordey, Director

“In a more than ever Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and and Ambiguous (VUCA) world, Competitive Intelligence is a key pillar to ensure organizations of any type to remain successful, but above all relevant.

Christoper joined Swissintell and the board in early 2016.He is the CEO of Futuratinow, a Geneva (Switzerland) based advisory offering Foresight, Strategy and Capacity Building services to private and public organizations. 

At the crossroads of #AntiCipation #SinguLarity  #Distributed Technology #ChIndiAfrica #LifeLongLearning #Sustainability #CyberSecurity & #GlobalAffairs.

As a strategic foresight advisor Christopher helps C-level executive from the public and private sectors to unlock, anticipate, design and influence the future. He teaches to MBA & DBA students and senior executives in Switzerland and at the International Management Institute in Kiev, Ukraine. He is the founder of Yonders, the transmute tank, member of the World Future Society (WFS) and the Association of Professional Futurists (APF) and board member of the Lifeboat Foundation’ futurists board.

His interests and research focuses on Switzerland 2030, Asia-Pacific’s future, Blockchain Technology, DAO (Decentralized Autonomous Organization), ChIndiAfrica, Singularity and Cybersecurity. 

Key responsibilities: Speakers and Content Coordination, Members Representation

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Murat Can Anadol, Director

"We want our members to have access to the latest trends and Competitive Intelligence know how in their industries by providing comprehensive and informative learning opportunities"

Murat Can Anadol became a member of the Board of Directors of in 2017, after finalizing his graduate studies at ETH Zurich with a MSc degree in Microbiology and Immunology. Murat Can first joined in 2015 as its first student member after being introduced to the association through a competitive intelligence agency specializing in the pharmaceutical industry.

Alongside his scientific background, Murat Can has experience in Sales, Competitive Intelligence and Management Consulting with a keen interest and focus in the life science industry.

Key responsibilities: Sponsors, Partner Individuals and Organizations

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