Christian (III) Brawand, graduate hotel manager NDS HF, carpenter, ski instructor. Active mountain rescue specialist. Active member of the Hotel Kirchbühl management since 1990. Both he and his wife are extremely committed to the family-run Hotel Kirchbühl. Vera Brawand-Küng, a trained doctor’s assistant and ski instructor from Gstaad and mother of Aline (born in September 1998), Silvie (March 2001) and Christian, called ‘Chrigi’ (August 2006). Vera is a tireless host who, with her almost ‘French’ sounding name, breathes fresh air into the glacier village and Hotel Kirchbühl. There has been a Christian in every generation of our family since 1708 (9 generations)!