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The Team

The Executive Committee


Suzanne Potter - President

Suzanne is British and has lived in Winterthur since September 2011. She has been an active member of the International Club Winterthur since 2014. She has lived and worked as a Radiographer in England, Ireland, Australia and now in Switzerland, where she works at the Universitätsspital in Zurich. Suzanne is a big fan of pro-cycling road racing, following events like the Tour de France and Tour de Suisse. She also loves the mountains and is a keen walker both in summer and in winter.


Denise Dunne - Secretary

Denise is a 31-year-old from Ireland. She has been living in Winterthur since May 2022 and works at Kantonsspital Winterthur, which is one of the largest hospitals in Switzerland. She has a passion for the outdoors and traveling, and likes meeting new people.


Tinie Duckert - Admin Manager

Tinie was born and raised in Denmark and has lived in Winterthur with her husband and four children since October 2011. She has a B.Sc. degree in Nutrition and Home Economics from Copenhagen, Denmark and Dipl. Ernährungstherapeutin from Zürich, Switzerland. In Denmark, she worked as a teacher and part-time in her husband's company. Since moving here, she has furthred her education while also being a stay-at-home mom. Tinie enjoys cycling and hiking with her husband, particularly on the beautiful hiking routes in Switzerland. Both Tinie and her husband have been members of the club since 2023.


Sharron Martin - Activities Coordinator


Sharron was born in Jersey, raised in Ireland, and has been living in Winterthur since 2018. Previously working as an HR assistant for five-star hotels, she moved to Winterthur with her husband and three grown-up children. Sharron studied tailoring in Ireland and enjoys various fitness activities like jogging, hiking, and snowshoeing. She is a member of a fitness club and also loves cooking. As a sociable person, she enjoys meeting new people and attending events. Since 2018, Sharron has been an active member of the International Club Winterthur and now organizes club activities.


Danielle Thomet - Treasurer

Danielle was born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa. She moved to Winterthur in 1977 and has been living there ever since. She is not only a mother but also a proud grandmother. In her free time, Danielle volunteers for Pro Senectute, specifically in the tax return services. This organization provides support and services for senior citizens, and Danielle contributes her time and expertise to assist with tax-related matters.


Bas Dicen - Social Media Manager

Bas is from the Philippines and has been living in Winterthur since April 2020. He is fluent in four languages. Apart from his linguistic abilities, Bas has a strong passion for traveling and exploring new places. He enjoys immersing himself in different cultures, trying new cuisines, and experiencing the world through his adventures.

The Audit Committee

Christian Schreiber
Maija Vihma

Supporting Members

International Club Winterthur is grateful for all its members and their support. We would also like to express our appreciation to the members listed below for their various contributions, including organizing events, web designing, marketing, managing our social media channels, and creating internal communication documents.

Feel free to approach us, if you are interested in helping us in any way.

Aysun Aytac
Christina Gomez (May she rest in peace)

Sandra Handley
Rolf Meier
Christoph Ott
Michèle Ott

Gareth Owen
Ana Seiler
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