Michael Rheinegger has 15 years of professional experience in trade & investment promotion, international project management, business development and international relations both abroad and in Switzerland. He holds a Master’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Berne and a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Corporate Finance from the Swiss Banking Institute of the University of Zurich.
As part of his formation he spent 6 months as an Intern/Trainee at the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) as well as a few months both at the World Bank Country Office in Guatemala as well as at the Swiss Embassy in Chile.
In 2005 Michael joined the Trade and Investment Section of the South African Embassy in Switzerland as a Project Manager.
In May 2008 he founded rainbow unlimited gmbh as Managing Partner. Since 2010 Michael is also a Managing Director of the Swiss-African Business Circle. Between 2011 and 2012 he was a board member of an agribusiness company in Mozambique on behalf of the Swiss majority investor. He is a Co-Founder of the AFRICA CEO FORUM and from 2012-2019 rainbow unlimited was the Co-Organizer of the event.
Deputy MD Swiss-African Business Circle
Helina Bischoff joined rainbow unlimited gmbh in August 2014 as Project & Event Manager for the Swiss-African Business Circle and Africa CEO Forum. As from July 2018 she is the Deputy Managing Director of the Swiss-African Business Circle and a Project Lead at rainbow unlimited.
Having grown up in South Africa and with roots in Switzerland and Ethiopia, Helina completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics, International Relations and French at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa. She completed a Master of Arts degree in African Studies at the University of Basel.
Prior to joining rainbow unlimited, she worked in Communications and Public & Government affairs at the Novartis Malaria Initiative and Africa Cluster. During this time, she supported in developing a communications strategy for the management team in Africa, built relationships with internal & external stakeholders, organized incoming and outgoing delegations and developed online and print communications.
Event & Community Manager
Jafari Mangachi joined rainbow unlimited gmbh in April 2022 as an Event & Community Manager for the Swiss-African Business Circle. Having grown up in Tanzania, Switzerland, Ethiopia, and Canada, Jafari is a trained hospitality professional with a passion for events and community building. Prior to joining rainbow unlimited, he worked for Presence Swiss, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) as an Event Coordinator at the Expo 2020 Swiss Pavilion in Dubai.
Jafari speaks French and English, his multicultural background has allowed him to engage and work with the most prominent Swiss businesses.