Since 1995 Bernhard Heusler is active as a corporate lawyer. Since 2014 he is also active as a legal advisor at Walder Wyss.
Born in 1963, Bernhard Heusler studied at the university of California Davis (postgraduate studies 1994) and the university of Basel (lic. iur. in 1988 and Dr. iur. in 1992). He successfully graduated both studies with summa cum laude. Before joining Walder Wyss in 2014, he was a partner for 14 years of a leading Swiss law firm with offices in Basel, Bern and Zurich. Since 2003, Bernhard Heusler has devoted his time increasingly to the FC Basel 1893. Initially contracted as a legal advisor to the board, he was elected as Vice President of the FCB 1893 in 2006, and as delegate of the board took over the responsibility of managing the club’s day-to-day operations since 2009. Since beginning 2012, he has assumed the role of president of the football Club. He is registered with the bar registry of the canton of Basel-Stadt.