Regine Aeppli is an attorney at law and she was a partner in a law firm dealing with family law, state and administrative law from 1986 to 2003. In addition to her work as a lawyer, she was politically active as a representative of the Social Democratic Party of Switzerland (SP Switzerland). From 1987 to 1996, she was a member of the Zurich cantonal council, and from 1995 to 2003, she was elected at the Swiss Paliament’s National Council chamber. In 2003, she was elected at the cantonal government of the Canton of Zurich where she headed the Education Directorate until her departure in 2015. Today, among other things, she is a member of the Board of Trustees of the International Social Service as well as of Kulturama.
Regine Aeppli studied law at the University of Zurich where she obtained her diploma.