Studied philosophy in Zurich.
Active as culture and press attache for five years, among others at the Swiss Consulate in Paris.
Director of multiple cultural departments in Switzerland and editor of the magazine “du” (published issue on independant theater in 1992).
Since 1992 board member at the Schule für Gestaltung (Design Academy), Zurich and board member of the Gessnerallee Theater.
Susanne Heimgartner lives in Zurich.