Sabine Biland-Weckherlin graduated from teacher training college near Zurich, Switzerland and received a B.A. Degree in English from the University of Texas at Dallas, USA.
She started her professional career in a leading international gallery of modern art in Zurich where she came into contact with well-known personalities from the art and financial world. In 1986, she transferred to a respected private bank in Zurich, working for eight years as a project manager, mainly in the areas of PR and marketing. Responsible for the organization and running of client events in Switzerland and abroad, she looked after high net worth individuals from the banking and financial industry around the world. In 1999, she joined an internationally active Swiss humanitarian organization in Zurich, working for ten years at a management level in the domain of asylum seekers and foreigners resident in Switzerland.
Sabine Biland-Weckherlin joined Dr. Thomas A. Biland Executive Search in 2009 as a Senior Consultant. With her broad expertise, she not only brings a significant professional and personal network in finance and Swiss society, but also longstanding and invaluable experience with people from varying walks of life. Thanks to these insights, she has developed a fine intuition for the requirements of her counterparts. Having been on the client side herself, she is familiar with the corporate world.
She has profound know-how in the recruitment, selection and follow-up of executives and specialists.
A mother of two children, Sabine Biland-Weckherlin is further active in various charitable organizations. For the last 16 years she has headed the association “China’s Forgotten Orphans” which she founded in 1997 and is significantly involved in a project she initiated in 2003 to promote schooling for disadvantaged girls in Cameroon. She is interested in art, culture and literature as well as business, politics and current affairs and is a passionate traveller and lover of nature.
Sabine Biland-Weckherlin speaks fluent German, English and French and has working knowledge of Italian and Spanish.