The European Business Council for Africa

SWISSCHAM

President

Peter Hartmann is a retired shipping manager who was Managing Director of a liner agency in Switzerland, mainly representing shipping compagnies (British, German, French, Amercain and South African) who were serving the African continent. Thus having many personal contacts in most Sub-Saharan countries. Since 2001 he has joined Swisscham-Africa as vice president. Swisscham-Africa is a private non-governmental organisation with approx.100 members, mainly small and medium enterprises who are doing or seeking business contacts in Africa. Swisscham-Africa are supporting Swiss Industries with legal and practical advice for their intentions to build up business relations with African partners.