Margrith Mermet, born in Basel in 1975, worked as a project manager in the art world for several years where she coordinated an international travelling exhibition on museum architecture, for instance. After completing her training as a PR specialist, she worked at a Basel-based PR agency for several years and moved to Corporate Communications at Helvetia in 2009. She has worked as an external collaborator for the insurance group since March 2018 and writes about Helvetia’s commitment to art, among other things. Margrith Mermet has a passion for art, architecture and lifestyle culture and prefers to write about people, their lifestyles and their histories. She lives in Basel with her husband and two children.