Jessica Gygax studied political science at University Neuchâtel. She has been TV presenter at Telebielingue and freelance presenter at various political and economic events.
She has gathered work experience as research assistant at Handels- und Industrieverein of Canton Bern, as project manager at Bern Economic Development Agency and as deputy manager at Forum für die Zweisprachigkeit. In addition, she has been head of communication at Psychichiatrische Dienste Biel- Seeland – Berner Jura since 2014. She is married and has three children.