Professional experience: 16 years as self-employed as owner of the consultancy and engineering company composto+, CEO of the Compost Forum Switzerland, of the IG Anlagen, of the inspectorate of the Composting Industry Switzerland, Editor and Producer of the Compost magazine, significant contribution to the implementation of composting schemes in Switzerland. International experience, for instance in UNIDO projects in Cuba, at international events of Biomasse Schweiz and within the scope of proposals to develop bio-degradable polymers (biopolymers) throughout Europe.
Professional experience: Project work at a climate protection project in Brazil, project and communication assistant for the international program of WWF Switzerland in Zurich, project leader of an international environmental education project at ETHsustainability in Zurich, communication consultant for the forest program for WWF International.
Education: Bachelor in International Relations, Master of Environmental Science
Professional experience: Several years of work experience in international development cooperation, most recently as Project Manager for Natural Resource Management in Asia at the KfW Entwicklungsbank (German Development Bank)
Professional experience: Researcher, ETH Institute for Environmental Decisions (PhD thesis on Environmental Product Innovation) & Member of ETH Environmental Committee, Project Manager ETH Sustainability & Freelance Env Consultant
Professional experience: Commercial apprentiship and administration jobs in Switzerland and abroad combined with language studies. Project Manager (advanced preparations) for a humanitarian vessel in different European and African port cities. Head of Administration of a Swiss NPO and an insurance broker.
Education: Master of Science in Geography & MAS SHE
Professional experience: Research assistant with the editorial department of the multimedia product "Atlas of Switzerland" at the Institute of Cartography at ETH Zurich. Cartographic visualisation assistant, Institute of Geography of the University of Zurich. Head of Public Relations for the Kraftfeld Cultural Centre in Winterthur. Teaching experience in secondary schools.
Education: Bachelor of Arts - International Business (Tourism, Event & Hospitality Management), Master of Arts – Sustainable Management, Marketing & Leadership
Professional experience: Experience in sponsoring and event marketing. Project management for promotions, events and incentives. Conceptual design and realisation of marketing and communication activities within large companies as well as start-ups. Organisation of events, focusing on sustainability. Key aspect of MA studies: Sustainability within the cocoa supply chain.
Education: Master of Arts in History
(Ancient History, Middle Ages, Sports Sciences)
Professional experience: Brand Manager Performance Categories at Nike Switzerland GmbH in Bassersdorf, Zurich. Responsible for all communications and marketing efforts in the categories Nike Football and Nike Running |||
Senior Manager Corporate Communications for Nike AGS (Austria, Germany, Switzerland) in Frankfurt am Main |||
Internship at the department for climate protection at the German Federal Ministry for environment and reactor safety in Berlin
Education: Bachelor of Science FHO in Sustainable Tourism
Professional experience: Management Support Innovation at Credit Suisse, Volunteering at the center for environment education PPLH Puntondo in Indonesia. Bachelor Thesis about the evaluation of journeys regarding sustainability in cooperation with Kuoni in the department Corporate Responsibility.
Education: Swiss Federal diploma as Marketing and Communications Planner, Swiss Federal Diploma as Environmental Advisor
Professional experience: Many years of experience in the conception and the implementation of international marketing and communications projects in various fields like pharmaceuticals, watch industry, medical technology, food supplements for sport horses, development of fish2fork in Switzerland (platform for information on sustainable seafood in the gastronomy).
Education: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration ZFH with the Minor Marketing at ZHAW
Professional experience: Many years as Marketing and Product Manager in an online company in the HR industry. Worked before as Head Communication/PR in an e-commerce start-up. Primarily started as Marketing Assistant in the industrial sector. Bachelor thesis "Green Image – environment protection as an opportunity for business communication".
Education: Bachelor European Studies, LL.M. International Law and Globalisation
Professional experience: Worked as a research consultant for a consulting company in Brussels (traineeship for one year). More than three years of work experience in Sales and Marketing and Key Account Management by working for a specialised recruitment company in Zurich, additional one-year experience in Sales and Marketing for the sustainable business association swisscleantech.
Professional experience: Thesis: solar thermal energy and cogeneration - optimal integration (in terms of costs and emissions) in the energy supply system. Working as an environmental engineer in the field of carbon analysis and consultant for climate solutions for ecogood. Project-based work for the Flower Label Program (FLP) at Ecuador: Carbon footprint calculation and reduction of emissions of the Ecuadorian flower industry.
Education: Master of Science in Sustainable Development, Bachelor of Science in International Business Management
Professional experience: Completed various internships alongside her studies (i.e. in the area of Business Development for Swisscom AG - customer support for small to medium sized companies and New Business Development at Lonza Ltd.). Voluntary work as English teacher in Indonesia. Assistant and secretary at a computing company.
Education: Master of Science Zoologie/Molekularbiologie University of Zurich
Professional experience: Research associate at ZHAW (Zurich University of applied sciences) in Wädenswil. Subjects: renewable energy and eco balances. Previously worked as a project manager for Benetz AG in Lucerne. Field of work included planing and construction of photovoltaic plants, purchase and sale.
Education: Master of Advanced Studies in Environmental Technology and Management, Master of Science in Electrical and Electronical Engineering
Professional experience: Consultant for Energy efficiency and Renewable energy in buildings and facilities: SMEs, hospitals, public buildings, municipalities, mountain railways.
Project engineer in Electrical Instrumentation & Control for Gas Turbines: documentation, development and control of electrical control systems, software requirements management, training and support for new documentation tool, trainee supervision.
Master Thesis about Knowledge Management in a SME.
Professional experience: Visiting LCA researcher at Eawag, visiting LCA reseacher at Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Project manager LCA at Empa, Associate engineer at E2 Management Consulting AG
Education: Master of Science University of Zurich in Geography and Environmental Sciences
Professional experience: Project associate at the Finland Futures Research Centre in Turku (1998 – 2002); Project manager in the Technology and Society Lab at Empa (2003 – 2012), LCA studies for companies and federal ministries, datasets for ecoinvent, organisation of international scientific conferences in the resource field; Project manager at the World Resources Forum in St. Gallen (2012-2014), an international platform for resource use and management, organisation of international conferences and workshops in the field of natural resources, reports and communication for politics, industry and the general public.
Education: MBA Sustainability Management (in eudcation), Master in Government and International Relations
Professional experience: Research and analysis in corporate governance with Riskmetrics Group. Assistance and research on cohesion and regional development policy in the European Parliament in Brussels.
Professional experience: Research assistant Ecological Systems Design, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Analyst, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada, Trainee Corporate Sustainability Coop, Switzerland
Professional experience: Internships during my studies (software development at Elca AG, Zurich; Project staff for the competency network water in mountain areas, Davos; Socio-economic feasibility study in sanitary and agricultural areas for EAWAG in Nepal, Kathmandu/Dübendorf), Research assistant at the department of human geography at the University of Zurich.
Education: Master of Arts in political sciences, Doctorate in Organsiation and Culture
Professional experience: Several years of experience as online editor; research assistant at the faculty of political sciences at the University of Zurich. Research assistant at the philosophical seminar at the University of Zurich. Volunteer work in North America and field experience in South America.
Education: Primary school teacher, Master in Social Anthropology
Professional experience: Worked as teacher and in diverse pedagogic fields and projects with children, young people and adults. Since end of studies mainly working in education for sustainable development, project manager for Learning for the Planet. Trained in management of processes in community development and group facilitation.
Professional experience: Arbeitete mehrere Jahre als Biologielehrperson auf der Sekundarstufe 2. Erfahrungen im Bereich nachhaltiger Konsum durch Führungen für die Ausstellung „CLEVER – spielend intelligent Einkaufen“. Zudem Mitorganisation von Veranstaltungen und Führungen im botanischen Garten am Spalentor in Basel.
Education: Master in Environmental Sciences ETH, further education to achieve a teaching certificate for environmental teaching.
Professional experience: Working with climate balancing softwares during and after the studies. Project work in a project on water scarcity in the context of adaptation to climate change in a regional nature parc.
Education: M.P.S. Rural Development & International Agriculture
Professional experience: 10 years fieldexperience in sustainable development in Latinamerica. Research associate in the climate field at Helvetas, Consultant for many different development organisations (Intercooperation, GTZ, Norad, IDB, etc.).
Professional experience: Research assistant at the Centre for Development and the Environment at the University of Bern, World Bank project for the application of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) in Tajikistan, internship at the WWF Switzerland in Zurich.
Education: Postgraduate Master degree in Environmental Technology and Management, Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, Postgraduate study in Medical Technology and Management
Professional experience: Hearing aid development at Phonak in the electro acoustics department, project work in the radiology department of the university hospital Nancy in France, research assistant at the audiology ward at the Inselspital in Bern, technical work at the Hôpital Albert Schweitzer in Haiti.
Education: Master of Arts in International Relations
Professional experience: Coordinator and representative of the UN negotiations on climate change for the environmental NGO "Citizens Alliance for Saving the Atmosphere and the Earth (CASA)" in Osaka and at the same time part-time lecturer at Osaka Ohtani University; Research assistant at the Political Economy and Development, Institute for Political Science, University of Zurich.
Education: Bank apprenticeship and Diploma in Environmental Engineering
Professional experience: IT Department of the BHF-Bank Frankfurt, working as a student with teaching tasks at the Department for Environmental Engineering of the Technische Universität Berlin, Energiebüro Fütterer Ruppmann GbR Berlin, 20sec.net GmbH Berlin, Freelancing as author of studies dealing with national energy markets and IT Developer. Longterm engagement as Net- and Media worker, Co-Initiator of the Open Data Network which enables free access to public data, transparency in politics, management and more participation.
Education: Master of Science in Betrieblicher Umweltinformatik, Bachelor BUI
Professional experience: Software development in the environmental sector, held various positions a the Ossietzky University in Oldenburg/German-Syrian Univeristy in Homs. Siimbyant- Software design and development; IMBC GmbH - Software design and development / IT for Green; Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg - German-Syrian University and Project Zero Emissionspark; FHTW-Berlin - Development of tools for the environmental management; Fell & Kernbach - Software development (GIS-Integration); Promos Consult GmbH - Software development (SAP R3) uve GmbH - Software development (Java&VB).
Education: Electronics-Mechanic, SUSE Certified Linux Administrator (SUSE CLA)
Professional experience: System Support Technician and Integrator (Graphics Industries),
Field Support and UNIX/Linux System Engineering (High Performance Computing & Storage Systems),
Suppliers and Enduser Training,
Network and IT Support in mixed environments
Professional experience: Several years of experience working in business administration and office work, most recently as an administrator for a provider of locking systems and security technology in Zurich