Émigré December 11

A new canton-ese Consul General arrives among the Cantonese of Hong Kong: Switzerland’s new Consul General.

Photo provided by Swiss Consulate General


Mr Reto Renggli assumed the post of Consul General at the Consulate General of Switzerland in Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR in July 2015.

He started his professional career in the financial sector before joining the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and was posted to Vancouver, Stuttgart, Bonn and Warsaw. In 2007 he was appointed Consul General in Edinburgh, UK, covering Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man. From 2011 to 2015 Mr Renggli was Head of the HR-Resources Planning Department in the Direction of Resources in Berne.

Mr Renggli studied Business Administration and holds a Master of Advanced European Studies and has two daughters living in Switzerland.



Special Note


The Consulate General of Mexico has a consular vehicle (Mitsubishi Grandis 2007) for sale. For further information, please contact Ms Aida Gutiérrez, Vice-Consul (Administration) at +852 2511 3305 or email : [email protected].







Alex Fok is a Harbour Times journalist monitoring Hong Kong's daily political scene and diplomatic updates. He obtained his bachelor's degree in Economics, Politics and International Studies from University of Warwick and his master's degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is a former committee member of the Warwick-based Hong Kong Public Affairs and Social Service Society (WHKPASS) and was the chief editor of the society's magazine - PASSTIMES.


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