Members of the Government Council

President of the Government Council Dr. Thomas Heiniger

Regierungspräsident Thomas Heiniger

President of the Government Council 2018/2019 and 2013/2014
Head of the Department of Health
since 2007
President GDK

Party membership: FDP The Liberals
Places of origin: Adliswil and Eriswil
Date of birth: 29/5/1957
Domicile: Adliswil

Professional activity

1982Degree in law from the University of Zurich
1982–1987Academic assistant at the Faculty of Law of the University of Zurich and court clerk at Horgen District Court
1985Doctorate in law at the University of Zurich
1987Admitted to the bar
1987–2007Independent lawyer in Zurich
2005Mediator IRP (Basic Training), University of

Political activity

1982–1986School Commission Adliswil
1986–2007Member of the Parliament of Adliswil
1994–2007Mayor of Adliswil
1999–2007Member of the Cantonal Parliament – Vice-President of the FDP group (2003–2007) – Committee member (2004–2006)