Meet our Team
Charlie Hartmann - President
Charlie Hartmann was born in England but grew up in Corsica. She met her Swiss husband over 25 years ago and lived the expat life for 15 years before moving back to Switzerland in 2000. She is the managing director of Living in Luzern and the LiLi Centre and is passionate about helping people to connect, grow and thrive in central Switzerland.
Andrew Stocker - Events Manager
Andrew grew up in America (Boston, MA) and Switzerland (Lausanne). Soon after finishing school, he was drawn into International Event Planning and throughout his career he has worked for many multi-national companies hosting events throughout all corners of the globe. In 2013 he married a Swiss Citizen and has happily settled in Luzern. After a 4 year “Sabbatical”, from years of living on airplanes, he joined the Centre in 2017. As Events Manager Andrew looks forward to lending his experience to aid in developing the continued success of the Centre.
Anne Cameron - Treasurer
Ann is from Finland and has been living in Luzern with her husband and two kids since 2010 when they moved here from Scotland. The family love Switzerland for its beautiful mountains to ski in winter and gorgeous lakes to swim in summer. She is the Treasurer for the LiLi Centre.
Lina Petraviciute - Vice President
Living in Luzern and the LiLi Centre are my keys to new culture, Integration and network - I am creating my own story in Switzerland the way I know best - storytelling and sharing my own experience.
Zoe Killer - Secretary & Web Manager
Originally from the UK, Zoe Killer has spent much of her life travelling and exploring new places. She eventually settled in Luzern in April 2016 with her husband. She is the Secretary and Web Manager for the Lili Centre as well as an active blogger for Living in Luzern
Jill Diederich - Volunteer Coordinator
Jill Diederich grew up in Luxembourg. Only with her studies, she began traveling. Like this she has lived in Germany, Canada, Sweden and Russia. Since her studies, she has also volunteered in various organisations. 2017 she came to Switzerland to be with her boyfriend and now shares her experience in volunteering with the volunteers of the LiLi Centre.
- Advisory Board
Luke Bragg was born in the US but has lived in Europe for the last 20 years. He moved to Switzerland in 2012 after time in the Netherlands, Russian, and Ukraine. He is the VP of the LiLi Centre and a board member of Living in Luzern. He is responsible for the long-term strategy of the organisations and helping them develop to better serve our community.
Francesca Duchesne - Membership Secretary
Francesca Duchesne is no stranger to travel and living abroad. She is from the UK originally but spent her early childhood living in Saudi Arabia, before settling back in the UK to complete her education. Before moving to Switzerland in 2014, she worked for the University of Oxford running a clinical research network, that involved frequent travel to and from India. Francesca is the Membership Secretary for The LiLi Centre and an occasional blogger for Living in Luzern.