Mirko Baur is a special education pedagogue, linguist, and literary scholar, coach, and NPO manager. After years of professional experience as a teacher, principal, and research associate of the Directorate of Education, he has now been in charge of Tanne, the Swiss Foundation for People with Congenital Deafblindness, for several years. As a former member of the board of directors of a leading agency, Mirko is well-connected in marketing.
DbI board member since 2015, Mirko was elected Vice President of DbI in 2019. Since then he has also been active as Chair of the newly formed Communication Committee ComCom, in the context of current DbI projects in Africa and in the ExCo of ICEVI and of the newly formed ICEVI-Committee for children with multiple disabilities and/or deafblindness.
Mirko lives and works in all language regions of Switzerland and is passionate about connecting and communicating.