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Team Switzerland

Director of Research, Extension and Innovation
Schmidtke KnutDirector Research, Extension & Innovation, Chairman of the Executive Board of FiBL Switzerland+41 (0)62 865-0410
Director of Cooperation
Tamm LuciusDirector of Cooperation, head of department, Group lead Crop Protection - Phytopathology, list of approved substances, quality assurance for organic products, food safety, apple and grapevine diseases, epidemiology, member of the board of directors+41 (0)62 865-7238
Director of Finance & Administration
Schärer MarcDirector of Finance & Administration, Head of finances, resources & administration, member of the board of directors+41 (0)62 865-0400
Finances, ressources & administration
Bayer ErikaSecretariat FiBL Switzerland, Advertisments "bioaktuell"+41 (0)62 865-7200
Deppeler LarsSecretariat FiBL Switzerland+41 (0)62 865-0446
Drexler DóraOrganic agriculture in Hungary
Krähenbühl SerinaAssistant+41 (0)62 865-0446
Leu StefanieSecretariat FiBL Switzerland, administration FiBL courses+41 (0)62 865-7274
Merz AnneHead of secretariat FiBL Switzerland, member of the board of directors, head of quality management, organisation ABIM+41 (0)62 865-7204
Reding BénédicteHuman resources administration+41 (0)62 865-7254
Rickenbacher BeatEDP+41 (0)62 865-7241
Sibold GinaFinance and accounting+41 (0)62 865-7233
Widmer ManuelaFinance and accounting+41 (0)62 865-0426
Williner StefanHuman resources+41 (0)62 865-7278
Restaurant
Amsler ThomasHead of Facility Management+41 (0)62 865-7205
Bircher ErikaRestaurant, domestic services+41 (0)62 865-5036
Cafaro ImmacolataDomestic services+41 (0)62 865-5036
Finsterwald SibylleCook+41 (0)62 865-5036
Hunziker-Rohrer TrudiCook+41 (0)62 865-5036
Rohrer RolfServices+41 (0)62 865-0469
Stocker IvankaRestaurant+41 (0)62 865-5036
Vezzani Massimoservices+41 (0)62 865-0437
Department of International Cooperation
Adamtey NoahResilient cropping systems, soil fertility & plant nutrition+41 (0)62 865-7249
Armengot Martinez LauraAgroforestry, farming systems+41 (0)62 865-7261
Bautze DavidResilient cropping systems, farming systems+41 (0)62 865-0491
Bernet ThomasGroup lead Value chains & markets, nutrition sensitive agriculture+41 (0)62 865-1710
Cicek HarunResilient cropping systems, dryland agriculture+41 (0)62 865-0456
Eisenring TobiasGroup lead Policy & sector development, Regional branding, Geographical indications+41 (0)62 865-0420
Garibay SalvadorValue chains & markets, beekeeping+41 (0)62 865-7282
Goldmann EvaResilient cropping systems, farming systems+41 (0)62 865-6367
Gräub BenjaminPolicy & sector development, digital training+41 (0)62 865-1735
Huber BeatePresident FiBL Europe, Head of Department, Member ot the Board of Directors+41 (0)62 865-0425
Joshi TanayResilient cropping systems, cotton
Kadzere IrenePolicy & sector development, nutrition sensitive agriculture+41 (0)62 865-7276
Kampermann IvonneTropical Cropping Systems, Management Support+41 (0)62 865-6385
Meinshausen FlorentinePolicy & sector development, group certification+41 (0)62 865-6384
Nicolay Gian L.Group Policy & sector development, Africa coordinator+41 (0)62 865-0454
Riar Amritbir SinghGroup lead Resilient cropping systems, farming systems development, cotton+41 (0)62 865-7288
Richter ToralfValue chains & Markets, capacity development+41 (0)62 865-0432
Rüegg JohannaAgroforestry, cocoa, training materials+41 (0)62 865-1745
Schneider MonikaAgroforestry, Cocoa+41 (0)62 865-7227
Tůmová BarboraValue Chains & Markets, Agroforestry, Cocoa, Tropical crop production+41 (0)62 865-7229
van den Berge PaulValue chains & markets, horticulture+41 (0)91 730-1510
Department of Extension, Training and Communication
Alföldi ThomasResearch networks, communication projects, audio-visual media+41 (0)62 865-7231
Basler AndreasTranslations, web support+41 (0)62 865-7213
Bircher RichardExtensions in sustainability, biodiversity, Organic seeds database+41 (0)62 865-7295
Bissig SimoneLayout of the magazine "Bioaktuell", graphics+41 (0)62 865-7266
Chevillat VéroniqueExtensions in feedstuffs, plant production trials, biodiversity+41 (0)62 865-0412
Hämmerli FranziskaActivity report+41 (0)62 865-7280
Huber KathrinDevelopment of educational projects, teaching materials, urban green spaces, potted herbs, ornamental plants+41 (0)62 865-0478
Kemper LauraInternet editorial team, English communications, Project dissemination+41 (0)62 865-1711
Obrist RobertHead of department, member of the board of directors, Group lead Advisory Coordination and Training Coordination+41 (0)62 865-7221
Rebholz TheresaEditor magazine "Bioaktuell", internet editorial team+41 (0)62 865-7219
Riedi KurtGraphic design, visual communication+41 (0)62 865-7269
Schürmann StefanExtensions in animal husbandry, processing and marketing, farm planning+41 (0)77 401-7746
Weidmann GillesEditor technical leaflets and manuals+41 (0)62 865-7260
Willer HelgaGroup lead Dissemination & Outreach+41 (0)62 865-7207
Department of Soil Sciences
Bodenhausen NatachaMicrobiome, molecular biology, microbiology+41 (0)62 865-7299
Böhler DanielExtensions in arable farming+41 (0)56 243-1837
Bünemann-König ElseGroup lead Nutrient Management & Symbiosis+41 (0)62 865-0482
Dierauer HansueliGroup lead Cultivation Technique Arable Crops+41 (0)62 865-7265
Efosa NorahPhD Candidate+41 (0)62 865-0429
Fliessbach AndreasGroup lead Soil Fertility & Climate, soil biology, soil ecology+41 (0)62 865-7225
Frick HannaPhD student+41 (0)62 865-0448
Gelencsér TobiasArable crops, Field trials, projects+41 (0)62 865-7251
Klaiss Matthiasorganic seeds, arable farming+41 (0)62 865-7208
Krause Hans-MartinGreenhouse gas emissions, Soil microbiology+41 (0)62 865-0409
Krauss MaikeLong-term trials, soil quality, greenhouse gas emissions, precision farming+41 (0)62 865-0435
Kuhn AntonLaboratory management+41 (0)62 865-7235
Kundel DominikaPhD student+41 (0)62 865-7202
Lori MartinaSoil microbiology, molecular biology+41 (0)62 865-7271
Mäder PaulHead of department, member of the board of directors, DOK trial, soil biology, mycorrhiza, soil fertility+41 (0)62 865-7232
Mayer MariusPhD student+41 (0)62 865-1730
Munyangabe AdolpheLaboratory+41 (0)62 865-7235
Niggli JeremiasField trials and advisory services arable farming+41 (0)62 865-6389
Perrochet FrédéricField trials (DOK, compound trial, reduce tillage trial)+41 (0)62 865-7201
Sauter MoritzCoordination DOK+41 (0)62 865-0493
Sousa FernandoAssistance in the coordination of the project "Farmer-driven organic resource management for soil fertility"+41 (0)62 865-0480
Steffens MarkusGroup lead Soil fertility & Climate, climate and agriculture+41 (0)62 865-0418
Stehle BernhardSoil fertility, assistence in field work & laboratory analyses+41 (0)62 865-0464
Symanczik SarahPlant symbiosis, molecular biology+41 (0)62 865-0433
Department of Crop Sciences
Alkemade JorisPlant breeding and phytopathology+41 (0)62 865-1716
Arncken-Karutz ChristineHolistic grain quality, seed and breeding for organic agriculture+41 (0)62 865-7237
Baumgartner FabianFruit and berry cultivation, Cultivation technique and experimental trials+41 (0)62 865-1737
Bosem-Baillod AlietteAgroecology+41 (0)62 865-6386
Boutry ClémenceCultivation Technique Fruit and Berry crops+41 (0)62 865-1740
Cahenzli FabianGroup lead agroecology and entomology, Biological pest control+41 (0)62 865-7281
Daniel ClaudiaGroup lead Entomology, Biological pest control+41 (0)62 865-7291
Ferrari LeonePlant breeding, Project management+41 (0)62 865-1739
Flury PascalePhytopathology+41 (0)62 865-6381
Friedli MichaelGroup lead Cultivation Technique Fruit and Berry crops+41 (0)62 865-7284
Fuchs JacquesPhytopathology, compost quality, soil-borne diseases+41 (0)62 865-7230
Häseli AndreasGroupCultivation Technique Fruit+41 (0)62 865-7264
Hauenstein SamuelGroup lead Cultivation Technique Vegetable Crops and herbs+41 (0)62 865-7234
Haug BenediktPh.D. student, plant breeding, cereal-legume intercropping+41 (0)62 865-0499
Herforth-Rahmé JoelleVegetable growing+41 (0)62 865-0436
Hohmann PierrePlant breeding+41 (0)62 865-0476
Lévite DominiqueViticulture, oenology+41 (0)62 865-7248
Ludwig MathiasTest engineer+41 (0)62 865-0458
Luka HenrykAgroecology, Biodiversity, habitat management, Taxonomie, Ecology of Carabidae and Staphylinidae+41 (0)62 865-7244
Luka-Stan AgataAgroecology+41 (0)62 865-1750
Mark JenniferPlant protection, Phytopathology+41 (0)62 865-0453
Messmer MonikaGroup lead Plant Breeding+41 (0)62 865-0443
Oberhänsli ThomasMolecular biology, plant pathology, microbiology+41 (0)62 865-7297
Pfiffner LukasAgroecology, biodiversity, nature conservation, evaluation, cultivation systems+41 (0)62 865-7246
Rochat ArmelleTrial and research in Greenhouse and open field for vegetable and aromatic- medicinal plants+41 (0)62 865-0431
Schärer Hans-JakobGroup lead Crop Protection - Phytopathology, seed pathology+41 (0)62 865-7209
Schwitter PatriciaExperimental Vegetables+41 (0)62 865-1742
Speiser BernhardInputs, residues, slugs and snails+41 (0)62 865-7243
Stefani PatrickFruit and berry growing+41 (0)62 865-0484
Steinemann BeatriceBiodiversity, fruit growing and viticulture, climate change+41 (0)62 865-7203
Stöckli SibylleClimate change adaptation, agroecology+41 (0)62 865-7275
Tamm LuciusDirector of Cooperation, head of department, Group lead Crop Protection - Phytopathology, list of approved substances, quality assurance for organic products, food safety, apple and grapevine diseases, epidemiology, member of the board of directors+41 (0)62 865-7238
Thürig BarbaraPhytopathology, induced resistance+41 (0)62 865-7298
Vonzun SerainaPlant breeding+41 (0)62 865-0490
Wille LukasPlant-microbe interaction, Phytopathology, Resistance breeding+41 (0)62 865-0434
Department of Livestock Sciences
Amsler-Kepalaite ZivileField trials, laboratory+41 (0)62 865-7259
Baki CemHermetia illucens production BLW project, Animal Nutrition (GenTore Project)+41(0)62 865-0483
Bieber AnnaAnimal breeding and husbandry: cattle+41 (0)62 865-7256
Biegel UlrikeMistletoe therapy for dogs and cats+41 (0)62 865-0407
Christen OphélieMistletoe therapy for horses+41 (0)62 865-7272
Eppenstein Rennie C.Health of dairy cows, health of calves+41 (0)62 865-6366
Früh BarbaraLead group Animal Housing & Livestock Breeding, feedstuffs, non-ruminants+41 (0)62 865-7218
Heckendorn FelixPresident of FiBL France, endoparasites in ruminants+41 (0)62 865-7293
Holinger MirjamAnimal welfare & behaviour, pigs, data analysis+41 (0)62 865-7224
Jenni AnnaBreeding, fattening, alternative breeds+41 (0)62 865-7272
Leiber FlorianHead of department, member of the board of directors, Lead group Animal Nutrition+41 (0)62 865-7217
Leubin MarkusTechnical employee+41 (0)62 865-0459
Maeschli ArianeHealth of dairy cows, complementary and alternative medicine+41 (0)62 865-0428
Maurer VeronikaGroup lead Animal Health, Ectoparasites, list of approved substances+41 (0)62 865-7257
Meili Ericdairy and meat production, Extensions in market development, farm planning+41 (0)79 236-4718
Menoud ValérieDissertation project about phytotherapeutic endometritis therapy in dairy cattle+41 (0)62 865-0487
Notz ChristopheAnimal Nutrition, Extensions in Livestock+41 (0)62 865-7285
Perler ErikaField and laboratory trials+41 (0)62 865-7259
Quander-Stoll NelePhD student, animal feeding+41 (0)62 865-0405
Sandrock ChristophProject leader+41 (0)62 865-0419
Schneider ClaudiaExtensions in ethology, horned cows in loose housing, feedstuffs+41 (0)62 865-7228
Spengler Neff AnetGroup lead Animal Housing & Livestock Breeding, constitution, health and behaviour of cows and feeder cattle+41 (0)62 865-7290
Stadtlander TimoProject leader aquaculture+41 (0)62 865-0439
Steiner AndreaLaboratory of parasitology+41 (0)62 865-0461
Steiner Franz JosefLivestock Breeding, pasture management, beef production+41 (0)79 824-4445
Thüer SusannEndoparasites in ruminants+41 (0)62 865-0406
Walkenhorst MichaelGroup lead Animal Health, Medicinal Plants, Phytotherapy, Ethnoveterinary Medicine+41 (0)62 865-7286
Werne SteffenEndoparasites in ruminants+41 (0)62 865-0451
Wohlfahrt JensHermetia illucens+41 (0)62 865-0438
Department of Socio-Economic Sciences
Baumgart LukasSustainability assessment+41 (0)62 865-7240
Blockeel JohanSustainability assessment+41 (0)62 865-0479
Brüggemann JudithPolicy impact assessment, modelling (FARMIS)+41 (0)62 865-0450
Curran MichaelSustainability assessment+41 (0)62 865-0430
Frehner AnitaPhD student, modelling of global food systems+41 (0)62 865-0466
Frick RebekkaUrban food systems, regional development+41 (0)62 865-7223
Gabel Vanessa MariaEditor+41 (0)62 865-0414
Grovermann ChristianGroup lead Agri Policy, rural development+41 (0)62 865-0450
Heidenreich AnjaSustainability assessment+41 (0)62 865-0486
Home RobertAgricultural knowledge systems, agricultural innovation networks+41 (0)62 865-7215
Jahrl IngridUrban food systems+41 (0)62 865-7250
Landert JanSustainability assessment+41 (0)62 865-0442
Lazzarini GiannaSustainability assessment+41 (0)62 865-1717
Meier ClaudiaConsumer research+41 (0)62 865-7283
Moakes SimonGroup lead Food Policy, Development of economic sustainability indicators, farm sustainability assessment, farm accounting, economic assessment+41 (0)62 865-0415
Moschitz HeidrunGroup lead Society and Innovation, Agricultural policy, rural sociology+41 (0)62 865-7214
Müller AdrianAgriculture and climate change, policy instruments, food system models+41 (0)62 865-7252
Oehen BernadetteGroup lead Consumers and Food, Technology assessment, environmental risk analysis, environmental monitoring+41 (0)62 865-7212
Papagiannakis HarisStaff researcher, Sustainability assessment+41 (0)62 865-7272
Pfeifer CatherineSMART, Sustainability assessment, Big data+41 (0)62 865-6380
Quiédeville SylvainSocio-economic impact assessment, innovation and economic analysis, agricultural policy+41 (0)62 865-0424
Schader ChristianGroup lead Sustainability, policy evaluation+41 (0)62 865-0416
Schlatter BernhardConsultancy of statistics and data+41 (0)62 865-0417
Schmid OttoRural development, standards+41 (0)62 865-7272
Stolz HannaConsumer research+41 (0)62 865-0413
Stolze MatthiasHead of department, member of the board of directors, agricultural policy, policy evaluation, socio-economic impact assessment+41 (0)62 865-7255
Tennhardt LinaInternational cooperation, sustainability assessment, sustainable value chains+41 (0)62 865-1747
Weiner MareikeSustainable supply chains, Economics and farm mangagement, Life Cycle Assessment+41 (0)62 865-0485
Winter EvaAnalysis and optimisation of seed value chains in the EU organic sector+41 (0)62 865-7242
Experimental Farms
Hofstetter-Müller AnnaCo-tenant of the FiBL farm+41 (0)81 860-3524
Hofstetter-Müller GerhardCo-tenant of the FiBL farm+41 (0)79 683-8791
McAlavey ThomasCoordination of research projects and trials on the FiBL-Farm+41 (0)62 865-7220
Tuchschmid AndreasManager FiBL vineyard+41 (0)62 865-5033
Department Suisse Romande
Bougouin HélèneInnovative production systems, economics+41 (0)62 865-1732
Charles RaphaëlHead of the Department Suisse Romande, arable crops, soil+41 (0)62 865-1725
Dind AliceProject assistant+41 (0)62 865-0403
Eich MarieScientific collaborator+41 (0)62 865-0467
Lebleu FloreFruit growing, berries and special fruit horticulture+41 (0)62 865-1726
Marchand DavidAdvising and research in organic vinegrowing and winemaking+41 (0)62 865-0449
Piccot DelphineResearch assistant, Innovative agricultural production systems+41 (0)62 865-1755
Schmid Nathanielanimal production, animal nutrition, arable crops+41 (0)62 865-1724
Stevenel PierrePlant nutrition, field crops, soil+41 (0)62 865-7216
Wendling Marinaarable crops, soil+41 (0)62 865-1724