Xavier Cornut joined Cabinet Privé de Conseils in August 2014 as Advisor and then Senior Advisor. Holder of a Master's degree in Human Sciences, he worked at the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs in Montreal and in a development organization at the United Nations.
He then joined the Geneva office of a British public affairs group. He led consulting missions throughout Europe.
Xavier Cornut has been appointed to the Board of the Joint Chamber of Commerce. He is also on the Board of the Association of International Chambers of Commerce.
Vice-President of the Friends of the Geneva Chamber Orchestra (OCG), Xavier Cornut is also admitted to the Geneva Diplomatic Club.