Prince Hans-Adam II is Patron of the Europaeum. He is the eldest son of Prince Franz Josef II and Princess Gina, the first Prince of Liechtenstein to have grown up in Liechtenstein and the 15th reigning Prince overall. After high school, ­­­Prince Hans-Adam II worked as a trainee at a bank in London.­ Besides his native language, German, he also speaks English and French.­ In autumn 1965 Prince Hans-Adam II took up his studies in Business and Economics at the University of St. Gallen, which he completed in 1969 with the degree of Licentiate.­­­ In 1972, Prince Hans-Adam II – then still the Hereditary Prince – was entrusted by his father Prince Franz Josef II with reorganizing­ the assets of the Princely House.­ In 1984 – in the 45th year of his father’s reign – he was appointed his father’s permanent representative and entrusted with responsibility for state business. Prince Hans-Adam II assumed the regency on November 13, 1989, following the death of his father. On August 15, 2004, Prince Hans-Adam II appointed his eldest son, Hereditary Prince Alois, as his permanent representative, in preparation for his succession to the throne.

President-Emeritus: Dr. Pierre Keller started his banking career with the Swiss Bank Corporation in New York. He had also spent a number of years in the Swiss Diplomatic Service. In 1961, Dr. Keller joined Lombard, Odier & Cie and has been a partner since 1970. Dr. Keller was a member of the International Committee of the Red Cross and has been Vice President for a number of years. He is a member of the Visiting Committee of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University. Dr. Keller studied law at the University of Geneva and international relations at Yale University where he obtained his Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy.


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