Philipp Burkard is the Director of the national foundation Science et Cité in Switzerland. Science et Cité is a network for science communication, with a special focus on dialogue-oriented and citizen science formats. Philipp Burkard is a member of the Directors’ Board of the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences, as well as of other scientific and cultural associations in Switzerland. Since 2017 he is member of the Board of the European Science Engagement Association EUSEA. Philipp has studied Humanities in Bern and Vienna and brings in professional experiences in the fields of science, education and culture.