Carlo Conti


Carlo Conti is a partner in the field of life sciences and health law. He advises institutions and organizations on questions of life sciences and health law and on matters of governmental and administrative law. He is a member of a number of boards of directors. He is also a lecturer on health law at the University of Basel law school and regularly speaks at national and international conferences.

He has many years of professional experience and deep knowledge of all areas of life sciences and health law, as well as governmental and administrative law. He held executive positions in the pharmaceutical industry for more than 15 years. Carlo Conti then served as member of the State Council for Basel-Stadt Canton where he was head of the public health department. He was also president of the Swiss Conference of Public Health Ministers and chairman of the board of Swiss DRG AG and vice-chairman of the agency council of Swissmedic.

Practice Areas:

Life Sciences and Health Law
Constitutional and Administrative Law
Corporate and Commercial


Lecturer in health law at the University of Basel
Chairman of Basel Tourismus

Numerous mandates as President or Member of the Board of Directors of various companies
Board Member of various organisations


2016 Partner Wenger Plattner
2014 Counsel Wenger Plattner
2000 Member and Vice-President of the Cantonal Government Basel-Stadt, Head of the Department of Public Health    
1985 F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, in senior management position Legal Department and Public Relations
1985 University of Basel (Dr. iur.)
1982 Attorney at Law
1978 University of Basel (lic. iur.)


Selected publications:

GLI – Pricing & Reimbursement 2018
Every resident in Switzerland is mandatorily obliged to be covered by basic healthcare insurance which provides for a wide range of services. Persons with lower incomes are in principle granted reductions on the premiums payable for such basic healthcare insurance. Thus, every resident in Switzerland is granted access to affordable healthcare.

Versorgungsmanagement im Spannungsfeld zwischen Daten-, Patientenschutz und sektoralen Versorgungsgrenzen (in German)
In: Versorgungsmanagement in Gesundheitssystemen, Rebscher Herbert / Kaufmann Stefan (Hrsg.), Heidelberg 2013, S. 139 ff.


Dr. Carlo Conti
Attorney at Law
Wenger Plattner
Attorneys at Law Tax Advisors Public Notaries
Aeschenvorstadt 55
4010 Basel

T +41 61 279 70 00
F +41 61 279 70 01


Bar admission (1982)


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