Teresa Paonessa

Senior Human Resources Specialist
+41 61 205 55 31

Teresa Paonessa joined the Basel Institute in July 2017 and is currently the Senior Human Resources Specialist. In her function she supports the Head of Operations in a variety of personnel related affairs and takes care of staff requirements and concerns.  

Prior to joining the Institute, Teresa gained her Human Resources experience in different industries. In her most recent function she was HR Business Partner in the financial sector and responsible for a wide range of HR affairs such as the recruitment and onboarding of new employees as well as the support and counseling of the management in staff queries.   

Teresa graduated at the University of Basel with a Master of Science in Psychology in 2010. She further holds a federal diploma as Human Resources Specialist with focus on Swiss labour law.