The Foundation Council of the Swiss Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) determines the focus of FiBL activities and acts as a public representative for the institute in strategic, issue-related and financial matters.
President of the FiBL Foundation Council
Bio-dynamic farmer, Fintan Foundation
President Bio Suisse
CEO Farmer’s Union Canton Aargau, member of the parliament of the canton Aargau
Lecturer in brand management, consultant, entrepreneur
Head of Coop Category Management Fresh Produce, Member of board of directors
Vice-President of the FiBL Foundation Council, Member of the National Council, Expert in natural science
Farmer, President of the Association Agriculture Thurgovia, Former Member of the Swiss National Council
Steering Committee HLPE at CFS-FAO (World Food Security)
Former Full Professor for Agricultural Economics, ETH and former DG Federal Office for Agriculture, FOAG
Former Canton of Aargau State Councillor, former National Councillor
All of FiBL's bodies structure their work in such a way that its employees can achieve excellent results in Swiss, European and international research on issues relevant to the future of agriculture.
Based on the foundation's statutes and the objectives and tasks laid down therein, the aim is to achieve active and free self-expression and further development of all the Institute's forces, and a strong position as a research institution.
All management and organisational measures must serve this purpose within the financial and economic circumstances.
It decides on