AK+Partners Founders & Consulting Network


Founded in 1984, Rudolf Affentranger Sàrl management consultancy expanded and evolved into Affentranger Kveton + Partners Sàrl (AK+Partners) in 2008.

With our management and human resources know-how, consultancy experience and industry knowledge (100s of assignments successfully completed across all continents), AK+Partners supports predominantly medium-sized Swiss companies and large multinationals. Together with our certified partners and seasoned professionals, we are able to successfully deliver on the toughest, most discriminating consulting mandates in the area of human capital.

Our long-standing relationships with highly reputable organizations in Switzerland and around the world are built on trust and quality of service which AK+Partners is reputed for.


Stéphanie Affentranger Kveton

Managing Director, Degree in Business Administration (HEC Geneva) and Masters in Human Resources Management and Industrial Relations (London School of Economics and Political Sciences); international career in Human Resources for a Fortune 500 company. Consultant and facilitator specialized in human resources management solutions, including talent assessment and development, management and leadership skills training, team development, succession planning and change management.

Rudolf C. Affentranger

Advisor to the Board, Degree in Economics and Social Sciences (University of St. Gallen); career with multinational companies in the USA and Europe; Member of the Executive Board with responsibility for Industrial Relations and Human Resources; a management consultant to business leaders and Board members of both medium and large companies since 1981.

Edith France

Advisor to the Board, Degree in Psychology (Universities of Fribourg and Lausanne); advisor to industrial companies in Europe and consultant in development of Human Resources management tools since 1983.

Emmanuelle Bagnoud

Office Manager, international career in a Fortune 500 company. Speaking French, English and German, Emmanuelle is the cornerstone of our organization, coordinating consulting and training activities.

Jessica Zoppellari

Junior Consultant, Degree in Work and Organizational Psychology (University of Neuchâtel). Speaking Italian, Polish, French, English. Project management, training delivery, human resources and organization consulting.

Team of Consultants partnering with AK+Partners


To deliver industry leading solutions, we have established a network of partners and strategic alliances with a global pool of executive coaches, skills trainers and businesses specialized in training, coaching, management interim support, change management, executive search and outplacement. We speak your language. Our certified partners will communicate with you in Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, and Turkish. Our core Swiss team of seasoned professionals, working with our European and international network, enables you to reach most parts of the world, in most languages, combining local knowledge with a global perspective.



Our partner johdi.ch is the professional network for the recruitment of Swiss talents! Jodhi assists companies in: employer branding, HR communication, talent community building, candidates sourcing, posting of job offers, creation of synergies with recognized schools and training centres, all managed on a single platform www.johdi.ch

André Weber

André has a Master's degree in economics from the University of Zurich and an MAS in Human Resources from the Institute of Applied Psychology (IAP). He has served in various leading functions in Human Resources Management and Learning and Development in the financial services industry, the professional services industry, and in the manufacturing and production industry. German and English.

Cornelia Kalcher

Cornelia has worked for more than a decade as a professional certified Coach, Trainer and Consultant, specializing in Talent Management, Cross-cultural Coaching and Leadership for global success and sustainable high performance. She has extensive professional experience in the USA, Japan, and Europe. German, English and Japanese.

Elodie Baerlocher

Elodie earned her PhD in Social Psychology from the University of Geneva and the University of Lausanne, where she also accomplished a doctoral program in Gender Studies. Throughout her professional experience, she specialized in Human Resources, talent and diversity management. As an active business professional, she divides her time between teaching, and her activities as a Human Capital consultant and trainer for several companies in French and English.

Heiwa Tshua

Heiwa is a professional certified Immunity-to-Change Coach, Trainer and Consultant. His passion is supporting Japanese global companies to be successful in Europe; and multi-national European companies to be successful in Japan as well as other Asian countries. Japanese & English.

Irène Leiser

Irène is a Master coach in Leadership and Communication (Geneva, ICF accredited) with a Master in industrial psychology (University of Neuchâtel) and an international career in Human Resources for a Fortune 500 company. She is an expert in selection processes, leadership development and team dynamic related projects, she coaches and trains in French & English.

José A. Montoya

José has worked for more than a decade helping people and organizations achieve their professional and business objectives. Graduated from the Lausanne Polytechnical School (EPFL). He provides specialized support in context analysis and global communication, as well as individual feedback focused on goals and potential. A certified Predictive Index Consultant, a Coach and certified CATIL Trainer with an extensive training experience. French, Spanish, Portuguese & English.

International Partners for CATIL, PI and LI


To best serve our clients around the world, we partner with a global network of business leaders and experienced talent management professional.

CATIL international partners page
PI local consultants
LI Website