Born in Basel in 1967 and raised here, she has always had strong social and cultural roots in the city and the region.
After completing her commercial training and further education, she worked for 11 years as a client advisor at Credit Suisse and the Basler Kantonalbank in the mortgage and corporate customer sector.
After a year abroad and a trip around the world, she trained in 2004 to become a Marketing & Communication planner. As such, she then held a managerial position at Basler Kantonalbank in the event sector for three years and then from 2008 to 2018 as Head of Events & Sponsoring at Basellandschaftliche Kantonalbank (BLKB)
Today she works again as a corporate client advisor at a regional bank.
Gabriela Häner is a member of the Board of Trustees of the BLKB Culture & Education Foundation and is on the organizing committee of the Nordwestschweizer Schwingfest (Northwestern Switzerland wrestling festival) in Lausen 2021.
Her hobbies include the Engadine, traveling, culture, art and ballet as well as biking and mountain hiking.
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