Robert Cramer studied law at the University of Geneva where he was assistant-lecturer. He completed his internship at the Firm Bernheim, Ming, Gouzer-Waechter and Halpérin, before being hired as associate. Robert Cramer worked thereafter as a lawyer at Cramer & Preux, a Firm he founded in 1985. A member of the Green Party since inception, Robert Cramer was elected to the Council of State (cantonal government) in 1997. He acted as State Councilor during 3 terms from 1997 to 2009. He was the President of the State Council in 2004.

Robert Cramer is a member of the Council of States (Upper House of the Swiss Parliament) since 2009. He is a member of the Commission on the Environment, Regional Planning and Energy. He is also a member of the Committee on Political Institutions, which he chaired. Since 2018 he chairs the Commission on Legal Affairs.

He joined the Firm Cramer-Salamian in 2010 as of Counsel.

Principal practice areas
Robert Cramer has a broad experience in the areas of environmental and territory development. He advises and assists clients with regards to public law in general, urban planning and energy in particular. His unique expertise allows to develop quick and efficient strategies for any major construction projects.

French, German, English