Seán has recently started a Bachelor course in Psychology in the University of Bern (in Spetember 2020), with minor in Sustainable Development. and still lives at home in Zurich.
Seán plays the double bass and is an accomplished cook. He also has a soft spot for animals, in particular our five cats. And of course finds time to go out on the town with friends and colleagues.
About Seán's name...
Seán: Irish form of the French Jean, derived from Johannes, which was the Latin form of the Greek name Ioannes, itself derived from the Hebrew Yôhânân, “God has been gracious”. This name owes its consistent popularity to two New Testament characters, both highly revered as saints. The first was John the Baptist, the forerunner of Jesus Christ and a victim of beheading by Herod Antipas. The second was the apostle John, also supposedly the author of the fourth Gospel and Revelation
Alexander: from the Greek name Alexandros, which meant "defending men" from Greek alexein "to defend, help" and aner "man" (genitive andros). Alexander the Great, King of Macedon, is the most famous bearer of this name. In the 4th century BC he built a huge empire out of Greece, Egypt, Persia, and parts of India
Christie: a Scottish name: diminutive form of the first name Christian (meaning 'follower of Christ') and possibly also of Christopher (meaning 'Christ carrier'). The Christie name eventually grew into popular use as a surname in Scotland. A sept of Clan Farquharson