Dec 1, 2016

The founding principle of all the activities of Zdenek and Michaela Bakala is, truly, the courage, which must, according to their belief, always go hand in hand with responsibility.
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Patricia Legler

Board Member

Patricia Legler is a Swiss lawyer and is currently the Secretary General of Cansearch Foundation, which supports medical research to combat cancer in children (

Before this, Patricia was Director of the Fondation Zdenek et Michaela Bakala after having held various positions in wealth planning as a legal advisor for fiduciary companies based in Geneva.

She was also a member of the Swissfoundations Executive Committee, an association for grant giving foundations in Switzerland, as well as a member of the Board of the Foundation Dr Henri Dubois-Ferrière Dinu Lipatti (medicine).

Patricia completed her law studies at the University of Geneva. She also earned a diploma in trusts from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and a diploma of advanced studies in the management of non-profit organizations from the University of Geneva, Faculty of Economics.

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