Features:

McKay Interview: Adolf Ogi, former Swiss president(20 March 2017)

McKay Interview: Adolf Ogi, former Swiss president(20 March 2017)

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay's guest this week is Adolf Ogi. Twice President of the Swiss Confederation – in 1993 and 2000 - and a Federal Councillor for 13 years with responsibility, in two different periods, ...

Read more
McKay Interview: CEO of IKEA Switzerland Simona Scarpaleggia

McKay Interview: CEO of IKEA Switzerland Simona Scarpaleggia

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay is discussing the economic empowerment of women. This week he's talking to Simona Scarpaleggia, CEO of IKEA Switzerland. She is also the leader – or co-leader – of an important Unite...

Read more
McKay Interview: Tim Jarvis, scientist and explorer (20 February 2017)

McKay Interview: Tim Jarvis, scientist and explorer (20 February 2017)

The McKay Interview

This week Michael McKay talks to Tim Jarvis, the outstanding and extraordinary environmental scientist, adventurer, author and Antarctic polar explorer.

Read more
McKay Interview: Henri Getaz, Swiss minister in charge of post Brexit/Swiss relations

McKay Interview: Henri Getaz, Swiss minister in charge of post Brexit/Swiss relations

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay is talking to Ambassador Henri Gétaz. He is the Director for European Affairs within the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs – the FDFA. He is a career diplomat with a very d...

Read more
McKay Interview: Dr Benoit Dubuis (16 January 2017)

McKay Interview: Dr Benoit Dubuis (16 January 2017)

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay's guest is one of the leaders in the field of bio-tech, not only in Switzerland but around the world. He is Dr. Benoît Dubuis, the Executive Director of Campus Biotech here in Gen...

Read more
The McKay Interview with Claire Fox

The McKay Interview with Claire Fox

The McKay Interview

Everyone knows the famous saying: "I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it." WRS actually broadcasts from the city which was once the home of the famous...

Read more
McKay Interview: Ambassador Christopher Long (5 December 2016)

McKay Interview: Ambassador Christopher Long (5 December 2016)

The McKay Interview

This week Michael Mckay takes a slightly unusual view through the eyes and experiences of a distinguished British diplomat who served in Switzerland, at different times in his long career, as the B...

Read more
What will President Trump mean for the US? A McKay Interview special

What will President Trump mean for the US? A McKay Interview special

The McKay Interview

The topic - What does the new US President mean for Switzerland, Europe and the World? - was fiercely debated by a panel of experts and you can hear the podcast here

Read more
McKay Interview: The Hon. Kent Brown (21 November 2016)

McKay Interview: The Hon. Kent Brown (21 November 2016)

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay's guest Kent Brown. A former United States Ambassador to Georgia, he was once the Consul-General at the US Embassy in the USSR. His diplomatic career serving the United States span...

Read more
McKay Interview, former extremist, Adam Deen (7 November 2016)

McKay Interview, former extremist, Adam Deen (7 November 2016)

The McKay Interview

On this week's Mckay interview - Adam Deen. One of the great questions of our time, linked to the seemingly insoluble questions of conflict in the Middle East, is the attraction of younger, Wester...

Read more
McKay Interview: Lady Barbara Judge, head of the Institute of Directors (24 October 2016)

McKay Interview: Lady Barbara Judge, head of the Institute of Directors (24 October 2016)

The McKay Interview

On this McKay Interview, Michael McKay speaks to Lady Barbara Judge. Lady Barbara is sometimes referred to as Britain’s best connected woman. Her long career has been breath-taking: from the USA, ...

Read more
McKay Interview: Raymond Loretan (10 October 2016)

McKay Interview: Raymond Loretan (10 October 2016)

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay's guest is Raymond Loretan, a former Swiss Ambassador to Singapore and Brunei. He was once also the Swiss Consul-General in New York. He also worked as a senior civil servant in th...

Read more
McKay Interview: Brexit and UK business

McKay Interview: Brexit and UK business

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview,Michael speaks to Paul Drechsler. He is the President of the Confederation of British Industry, known everywhere as the CBI. The CBI speaks on behalf of 19...

Read more
McKay Interview: Paul Drechsler (26 September 2016)

McKay Interview: Paul Drechsler (26 September 2016)

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview, Michael speaks to Paul Drechsler. He is the President of the Confederation of British Industry, known everywhere as the CBI. The CBI speaks on behalf of 190...

Read more
McKay Interview: Antonio Hodgers

McKay Interview: Antonio Hodgers

The McKay Interview

This week Michael McKay's guest is Antonio Hodgers, he is the Conseiller d’Etat (Councillor of State) in charge of Geneva’s Department of Planning, Housing and Energy. Geneva has a poor reputati...

Read more
McKay Interview: Antonio Hodgers (12 September 2016)

McKay Interview: Antonio Hodgers (12 September 2016)

The McKay Interview

This week Michael McKay's guest is Antonio Hodgers, he is the Conseiller d’Etat (Councillor of State) in charge of Geneva’s Department of Planning, Housing and Energy. Geneva has a poor reputat...

Read more
McKay Interview: Hans Koch, director of KKL

McKay Interview: Hans Koch, director of KKL

The McKay Interview

Hans Koch is the guest this week on the McKay Interview. He is the Director of the KKL which stands forKultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern. In English it’s the Culture and Congress Centre in Luce...

Read more
The McKay interview: Debbie Jevans

The McKay interview: Debbie Jevans

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay talks to one of the most influential women in sport today. Debbie Jevans CBE, Director of Sport for the London Olympics 2012 and CEO of England Rugby 2015. Here she describes how spor...

Read more
McKay Interview: Hans Koch (29 August 2016)

McKay Interview: Hans Koch (29 August 2016)

The McKay Interview

Hans Koch is my guest today and he is the Director of the KKL which stands for Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern. In English it’s the Culture and Congress Centre in Lucerne. Hans has had a long ...

Read more
McKay Interview: Esteve Calzada (July 4 2016)

McKay Interview: Esteve Calzada (July 4 2016)

The McKay Interview

This week Michael McKay speaks to Esteve Calzada about the business of football. He spent many years working at FC Barcelona as marketing and commercial director. Now he works for the company he fo...

Read more
The McKay Interview with Tim Sebastian

The McKay Interview with Tim Sebastian

The McKay Interview

Today, my guest is Tim Sebastian, the award winning British journalist who is on a short visit to Geneva. We are at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy and talking about his take on current world...

Read more
McKay Interview: Tim Sebastian (20 June 2016)

McKay Interview: Tim Sebastian (20 June 2016)

The McKay Interview

My guest today is journalist Tim Sebastian. He started his impressive career more than 40 years ago reporting for BBC Television from Warsaw in that memorable period of the Solidarity movement. ...

Read more
The McKay Interview with The Hon. Ian Paisley

The McKay Interview with The Hon. Ian Paisley

The McKay Interview

The McKay Interview with The Hon. Ian Paisley - Member of Parliament for North Antrim.

Read more
McKay Interview: Ian Paisley MP (6 June 2016)

McKay Interview: Ian Paisley MP (6 June 2016)

The McKay Interview

Ian Paisley is the Member of Parliament for North Antrim, Northern Ireland. He is the son of a famous father, the late Rev. Ian Paisley, who passed away a few years ago. Ian Paisley is talking...

Read more