Barbara Kaech

Swiss lawyer (Rechtsanwältin lic. Iur., M.B.L.-HSG). Admission to the bar. 1990 – 1997 studies of law at the universities of Berne (CH), Lausanne (CH) and Nijmegen (NL). 2008 Executive Master of European and International Business Law (University of St. Gallen).

Between 1998 and 2004 Consultant/Legal Counsel at PwC in Berne, Zurich and London handling litigation as well as various commercial and corporate legal issues. From 2005 to 2008 Senior Manager at PwC PR China/Hongkong based in Shanghai advising on Chinese and HK commercial law as well as training staff in compliance/risk management. Deputy General Counsel at Nord Stream AG (Zug/Switzerland) from 2009 to 2015. Since 2015 General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at the project company Nord Stream 2 AG (Zug/Switzerland) heading the Legal Department and managing all legal issues in relation to setting up a gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea from Russia to Germany.

Main areas of expertise are dealing with cross-border legal matters, commercial and corporate law as well as public law in various jurisdictions and project finance as well as setting up and managing an international legal department.

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