Nicoletta della Valle was born on 28 December 1961 and grew up in Bern. She studied law at the University of Bern. She later worked in the General Secretariat of the Federal Department of Justice and Police and was Deputy Director at Fedpol from 2006 to 2011. From 2012 to July 2014, she was Director of the University Psychiatric Services in Berne. On 1 August 2014, she returned to the Federal Office of Police as Director. Nicoletta della Valle is mother of an adult daughter and lives in Bern.
Sandra Schweingruber studied law at the University of Geneva. She served as public prosecutor in the Competence Center for Cyber Crime of the Canton of Zurich and joined the Federal Public Prosecutors office as Prosecutor for Cyber Crime in 2017.