Professor Kesselring is Emeritus Head of the Department of Neurology and Neurorehabilitation at the Rehabilitation Center in Valens, Switzerland. He was Professor of Clinical Neurology and Neurorehabilitation at the University of Bern and the University of Zurich – Neuroscience Center.
Professor Kesselring has held various roles in the Swiss MS Society over many years (Vice President 1991–2005, President 2005–2011 and Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board 1984–1995) and has been its first Honorary President since 2015. He is the former Chair of the International Medical and Scientific Board of the MS International Federation (MSIF), as well as Chair of the World Health Organization (WHO) Working Group on MS. Having been a member since 2011, Professor Kesselring is now the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) MoveAbility Foundation and the ICRC.
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