Frederic Vallat has been Director of Department for Social Cohesion and Solidarity at the City of Geneva, since 2011. Prior to his current position, he worked for seven years as the Chief Finance Officer for Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) Switzerland. As a Swiss public accountant, other roles include working as an audit manager and as a consultant with Arthur Andersen and BearingPoint.
Frederic Vallat has served, on a volunteer basis, on the Board of several not-for-profit organisations, including the Foundation for the Refugee Education Trust (RET) and Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) Japan. He is a graduate in political sciences from Sciences Po, Paris and of communication and public management (Sciences Po and Paris IX Dauphine).