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Speakers 2015

Thomas Bieger

Prof. Dr. Thomas Bieger (1961) is a full professor of Business Administration with a specialisation in Tourism (1999) and...

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Jan Bodenmann

Dr. Jan Bodenmann is Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Swisspower Renewables AG. Swisspower Renewables is an independent...

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René Bohnsack

Prof. Dr. René Bohnsack is assistant professor at the University of Amsterdam Business School, the Netherlands. His areas of...

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Bernt Bremdal

Prof. Bernt A. Bremdal holds a PhD from NTNU in applied artificial intelligence and a MSc in mechanical engineering. He has...

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Ladina Caduff

Since 2012, Ladina Caduff is Head of Sustainability at Raiffeisen Switzerland. She is responsible for the development and...

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Dominique Darne

Dominique Darne is Managing Director of Eurowatt, a European independent power producer using renewable energies. He is also...

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James W. Davis

James W. Davis was appointed Professor of Political Science and Director of the Institute of Political Science at the University...

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Florian Dehne

Florian Dehne is responsible for Corporate Development at Swiss Int. Airlines. He has far-fetching experience in the...

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Massimo Derchi

Born in Genoa on 30 March 1963, Massimo Derchi graduated in Electrical Engineering in 1986. Since 2011, he is in charge of Erg’s...

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Roland Eberle

After graduating in agronomy with specialization in Agricultural Economics at ETH Zurich, Roland Eberle was Managing Director...

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Anna Ebers

Anna Ebers' research focuses on institutional investors, looking at drivers and barriers for investment in renewable energy. At...

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Samuel Enggist

Samuel Enggist obtained a degree in political science at the University of St.Gallen in 2004. After starting his career in...

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Matthias Fawer

Matthias Fawer, Dr sc. Biotechnology, nat. ETH, has a doctorate in biosensor and enzyme technology. Fawer is lead auditor for...

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Josias F. Gasser

Josias F. Gasser, lic.oec.publ., (* 17.11.1952, Zurich) is managing director of Josias Gasser Baumaterialien AG in Chur. After...

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Markus Geissmann

Markus Geissmann studied electrical engineering at the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland and got a...

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Catherine Gross

Catherine Gross is a Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University, Canberra. Catherine has a broad range of research...

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Matthias Gysler

Dr. Matthias Gysler studied economics and econometrics at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, and earned his doctorate in the...

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Roland Hengerer

Dr. Roland Hengerer is responsible for the assessment of corporate sustainability of utilities at RobecoSAM AG, an asset manager...

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Andri Hinnen

Andri Hinnen is the founder of Zense GmbH, a consulting firm focusing on complex communication. Mr. Hinnen advises various...

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Andrew Hoffman

Andrew Hoffman is the Holcim (US) Professor of Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan; a position that holds joint...

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Joachim Masur

Joachim Masur (born in 1965) is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Zurich Switzerland since the beginning of 2012. Zurich is one...

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Joachim Müller-Soares

Dr. Joachim Müller-Soares (born 1963) graduated in physics at Imperial College London and subsequently obtained a M.Sc. in...

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Martin Naef

Martin Naef leads the Automation Department at the ABB Corporate Research Center in Baden-Dättwil. The department covers control...

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Hartmut Nussbaumer

Dr. Hartmut Nussbaumer studied Physics and made his PhD in 1996. Since 1991 he has dedicated his scientific work to...

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John O'Brien

John O’Brien is a Regional Technical Advisor who has been working on climate change mitigation for UNDP since 2009 focused on the...

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Tom Osterwalder

Tom Osterwalder joined Zurich as investment controller in 2002, taking over the responsibility for the portfolios of Zurich...

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Tobias Reichmuth

Dr. Tobias Reichmuth is an expert on renewable energies and the financing of the energy transition. He has several years of...

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Gerard Reid

Gerard Reid has over two decades' experience in equity research and fund management. He is also a leading energy expert as well...

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Peter Richner

Dr. Peter Richner studied chemistry and afterwards did his doctorate at ETH Zurich. After a postdoc in the USA, he built a new...

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Wolfgang Schwarzenbacher

Wolfgang Schwarzenbacher has been CEO of Cofely AG in Switzerland since 2011. Cofely AG is the leading provider of...

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Pascal Steingruber

Pascal Steingruber graduated in environmental sciences with specialization in human-environment-systems at ETH Zurich and the...

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Stefan Truog

Stefan Truog, MSc, dipl. Arch FH SIA, studied architecture at the University of Applied Sciences St. Gallen and entrepreneurship...

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James Watson

James Watson is the CEO of the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA) based in Brussels. He joined EPIA in July 2014...

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Rolf Wüstenhagen

Prof. Rolf Wüstenhagen is Director of the Institute for Economy and the Environment (IWÖ-HSG) and holds the Good Energies Chair...

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Panel Moderator 2015

Urs Wiedmer

From 2011 to 2014, Urs Wiedmer (*1965) was editor and moderator of the discussion program "Arena" of the Swiss television (SRF)....

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Workshop Moderatoren 2015

Hans Christoph Curtius

Hans Christoph Curtius is doctoral candidate at the Institute for Economy and the Environment at the University of St.Gallen and...

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Anna Ebers

Anna Ebers' research focuses on institutional investors, looking at drivers and barriers for investment in renewable energy. At...

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Stefanie Hille

Dr. Stefanie Hille (born: Heinzle) is currently working as assistant professor at the Institute for Economy and the Environment...

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Yuliya Karneyeva

Yuliya Karneyeva is a Ph.D. candidate at the Institute for Economy and the Environment at the University of St.Gallen. She is...

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Moritz Loock

Moritz is traveling between two worlds. On the one hand, he is working at the Institute for Economy and the Environment...

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Sarah Salm

Sarah Salm is a Ph.D candidate and research associate at University of St. Gallen’s Institute for Economy and the Environment...

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Andrea Tabi

Dr. Andrea Tabi has currently started her research in social acceptance of hydropower and wind energy at the Institute for...

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Gieri Hinnen

Gieri Hinnen is co-responsible at Swiss Int. Air Lines for Environment- and Economic Policy and simultaneously writes his PhD at...

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