The Team

The Executive Committee

Suzanne Potter - Secretary

Suzanne is British and has lived in Winterthur since September 2011 with her partner Gareth who is also British. 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.

Michèle Ott - President

Michèle Ott is a French-American who has been living in Winterthur since 1996 with her Swiss husband, Christoph, and her two children, Joëlle and Sylvan. She has lived and worked as a financial consultant in a variety of countries (France, USA, Germany, Netherlands and Switzerland), speaks quite a number of languages (English, French, German, Dutch and Spanish) and enjoys an international environment. She was a founding executive meeting member of the International Club Winterthur in 2006 and is proud to be part of this diverse organisation. In her spare time, Michèle likes to travel, jog and play tennis.

Aashini Malhotra Rambosson - Activities

Aashini has lived in Switzerland since 2019. She lives with her husband in Winterthur. She is an architect by profession and loves to dance, cook and hike in her free time. She became a member of International Club Winterthur soon after she came to Switzerland and has been responsible for the club’s activities with Annelies.

Minako Zochert - Treasurer

Minako is Japanese and has lived in Winterthur since 2013 with her Swiss husband. After she left her family and friends in Japan to come to live in Switzerland she realized again the importance of connecting with others and has been enjoying since July 2018 various kinds of events with people of diverse backgrounds in the International Club Winterthur. Minako likes yoga, jogging, skiing and cooking.

Annelies Kinget - Activities


Annelies is Belgian and has been living in Switzerland since 1992. She lives with her twin sons in Seuzach. She works as a physiotherapist in Winterthur. She loves all kind of sports, meeting new people, going to concerts, watching theatre plays and movies. She has been a member of the International Club Winterthur since 2016 and since September 2018, together with Aashini, is responsible for the activities. 

The Audit Committee

Christian Schreiber
Maija Vihma

Supporting Members

International Club Winterthur is grateful for all its members and their support. We also appreciate the members listed below for their various involvement, such as organising 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
Sandra Handley
Rolf Meier
Gareth Owen
Ana Seiler
Judith Westhoff
Dermot Westhoff

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