Mr. Nef is chairman of the board of trustees of the Liberales Institut, an independent think-tank in Geneva and Zürich, which works to advance the Swiss tradition of individual liberty, openness, peace, and political diversity. Mr. Nef edits the quarterly journal, Refl exionen, and from 1994-2008 was associate editor of the monthly bi-lingual journal, Schweizer Monatshefte. He is a member of the Mont Pelerin Society and president of the Foundation for Ethics and Occidental Culture.