Assistant Secretary General EFTA
Georges Baur has been Assistant Secretary-General of EFTA since 1 December 2012, based in its Brussels Secretariat. He is responsible for the management of the practical functioning of the EEA Agreement in legal and political terms, and is also involved in coordinating EFTA’s position in relation to specific issues, such as Brexit. Previously he held the post of Deputy Head of Mission of the Principality of Liechtenstein to the EU in Brussels. From 2000 to 2003, DrBaur served as Advisor to the Government of Liechtenstein on matters concerning the financial centre and financial services. Between 1993 and 2000 he worked as a lawyer in a Liechtenstein law firm. Georges Baur holds a doctorate from the University of Zurich and is admitted to the Swiss Bar as an attorney. He has published on various issues of European and international law, as well as on Liechtenstein law.