Gérard Krebs (born July 6, 1946, Bern, Switzerland). Author and haiku poet. Retired train dispatcher and teacher in Switzerland, university docent for Swiss culture and literature at Helsinki University. Writes mostly in German and English. Author of three haiku books in German, English, and Italian. Lectures on haiku and gives public readings of his own haiku in Switzerland, Finland, Sweden, and Italy. He has lived in Helsinki, Finland, since 1990.