Marjorie Buchser

Executive Director, Digital Society Initiative

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Marjorie leads the Digital Society Initiative at Chatham House.

Prior to Chatham House, Marjorie was a senior strategist at Purpose where she developed various campaigns related to digital inclusion, climate change and migration for the public and the private sectors.

She also worked as an associate director and global leadership fellow at the World Economic Forum in Geneva and New York where she led the organisation’s digital innovation projects and managed the Technology Pioneer Programme.

Marjorie received an MA in Comparative and International Studies from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETHZ) as well as an MA in Political and Social Sciences from the Université of Lausanne.

She also advises the Democracy Club, a non-partisan organisation committed to improving democracy through digitalisation and transparency.

Past experience

2015-16 Senior strategist, Purpose
2009-15 Associate director and global leadership fellow, World Economic Forum