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Abfalter Andreas M.Sc. Biokompetenzzentrum Schlägl
Adamtey Noah Dr. Phil. Agr. & Umwelt Project coordinator
Ahmad Anila finance and accounting
Alföldi Thomas Dr. sc. ETH Research networks, communication projects, audio-visual media
Alkemade Joris M.Sc Plant breeding and phytopathology
Altnöder Ferdinand Mag. Computer administration
Amsler Thomas Head of Facility Management
Amsler-Kepalaite Zivile Dipl. Agrarökologin Field trials, laboratory
Andres Christian Dr. sc. ETH Zürich Sustainable agriculture in the tropics
Armengot Martinez Laura Dr. Scientific collaborator, Research on Sustainable Production Systems
Arncken-Karutz Christine Dipl.-Ing. agr. ETH Holistic grain quality, seed and breeding for organic agriculture
Arsonneau Florence Dipl.-Ing. agr. Director of FiBL France, fundraising, communication, project development and networking
Ayrle-Stauss Hannah Dr. med. vet Veterinary phytotherapy


Baki Cem Hermetia illucens production BLW project, Animal Nutrition (GenTore Project)
Bartel-Kratochvil Ruth Dr.in rer. nat. techn. Sustainability assessment
Basler Andreas Translations, web support
Baumgart Lukas M.Sc. Ökologische Landwirtschaft Sustainability assessment
Baumgartner Fabian B.Sc., Environmental Engineer FH Fruit and berry cultivation, Cultivation technique and experimental trials
Bautze David Research on Sustainable Production Systems
Bayer Erika Secretariat FiBL Switzerland, Advertisments "bioaktuell"
Beck Alexander Dr. Ing.Dipl.oec.troph. Processing
Becker Monika Event organization
Bernet Thomas Dr. Dipl.-Ing. agr. ETH Market chain research, development and management
Bhullar Gurbir Dr. sc. Group lead Tropical Agriculture, Systems Comparison Project in India
Bickel Regula Dr.sc. techn Group lead Quality & Safety, Consumers, Food
Bieber Anna M.Sc. agr. Animal breeding and husbandry: cattle
Biegel Ulrike Med. vet Mistletoe therapy for dogs and cats
Bircher Erika Restaurant, domestic services
Bircher Richard Meisterlandwirt Extensions in sustainability, biodiversity
Bissig Simone Layout of the magazine "Bioaktuell", graphics
Bjelic Maja Kitchen, Restaurant, domestic services
Blockeel Johan M.Sc. Sustainability assessment
Bodenhausen Natacha PhD Microbiome, molecular biology, microbiology
Böhler Daniel Dipl.-Ing. agr. (FH) Extensions in arable farming
Bongiorno Giulia M. Sc. Bodenkunde, Bodenorganismen und biotische Interaktion
Bongiorno Giulia M. Sc. Soil Science, soil organisms and biotic interaction
Born Wanda Dr. Knowledge transfer, agricultural economics
Bosem-Baillod Aliette Dr. phil. agr. Agroecology
Bougouin Hélène M.Sc. Agr. Innovative production systems, economics
Breuer Magdalena Dipl.-Ing. BEd. Biokompetenzzentrum Schlägl, Sustainability analysis
Bruder Vera Dipl.-Ing. agr. Training
Brüggemann Judith Dr. agr. Policy impact assessment, modelling (FARMIS)
Brühl Katharina M. Sc. Project management
Bugmann Yves Vine dresser trainee
Bünemann-König Else PD Dr. sc. nat. Group lead Nutrient Management & Symbiosis


Cafaro Immacolata Domestic services
Cahenzli Fabian Dr. sc. nat. Biological pest control
Casper Saskia B.Sc. Technician for experimetal trials, demonstration plots "Öko-Feldtage 2019"
Charles Raphaël Dr. Dipl.-Ing. agr. ETHZ Head of the FiBL Team Suisse Romande
Chevillat Véronique Dipl.-Biol. Extensions in feedstuffs, plant production trials, biodiversity
Christen Ophélie Dr. med. vet Mistletoe therapy for horses
Cicek Harun Dr. Organic Cropping Systems in drylands
Curran Michael Dr. Sci. ETH Zürich Sustainability assessment


Daniel Claudia Dr. agr. Group lead Entomology, Biological pest control
de Porras Acuña Miguel Angel M.Sc. Agrarökologie Director, Representing national FiBL offices in Brussels
Dehlinger Bronya Eidg. dipl. Landwirtin Farm manager
Dierauer Hansueli Dipl.-Ing. agr. ETH Group lead Cultivation Technique Arable Crops
Drapela Thomas Dr. nat. techn. Sustainability assessment, biodiversity
Drexler Dóra Dr.-Ing. Organic agriculture in Hungary
Durrer Manuela Med. vet. Doctoral Candidate, veterinary phytotherapy


Efosa Norah M.Sc. PhD Candidate
Eichinger Anja Dipl. Ing. Animal husbandry
Eisenring Tobias MBA, M.Sc., MAS Sector and market development, Geographical indications and trademarks, Certification schemes, Organisation development, Project management
Erhart Anja Dipl. oec. troph, M.Sc. Sustainable food service
Eymann Gerd Administration


Finsterwald Sibylle Cook
Fito Laurène PhD in microbiology Laboratory
Fliessbach Andreas Dr. sc. agr. Group lead Soil Fertility, soil biology, soil ecology
Flury Pascale Dr. sc. ETH Phytopathology
Franz Isabell B.Sc. oec. troph. Event organization
Frehner Anita M.Sc. PhD student, modelling of global food systems
Frick Hanna M.Sc. PhD student
Frick Rebekka M.Sc. Environmental Governance Urban food systems, regional development
Friedli Michael Dr. sc. ETH, M.Sc. ETH Agr Group lead Cultivation Technique Fruit and Berry crops
Früh Barbara Dipl.-Ing. FH Lead group Animal Welfare and Housing, feedstuffs, non-ruminants
Fuchs Jacques Dr. sc. ETH Phytopathology, compost quality, soil-borne diseases


Gabel Vanessa Maria Dipl.-Ing. agr. Biodiversity, life cycle assessment
Garibay Salvador Dr. sc. ETH Region: Latin America; field of expertise: Plant production, tropical fruits, markets, curricula, training
Gattinger Andreas Prof. Dr. Research and project management in organic agriculture and climate change
Gatzert Xenia M.Sc. Agrar- und Ressourcenökonomie Quality assurance, input list
Gehard Elsa M.Sc. Further education and Training
Gelencsér Tobias MSc Agrarwissenschaften ETH Arable crops, Field trials, projects
Geßl Reinhard Dipl.-Ing. Animal husbandry
Gräber Hille Administration, media design
Greger Lothar Mag. systemic knowledge transfer
Greiner Ramona M. Sc. education and training
Grovermann Christian Dr. rer. agr. (Agrarökonomie) Group lead Agri Policy, rural development
Guhrke Lena M.Sc. Quality assurance, provenance assurance, inputs
Gusenbauer Isabella Dipl.-Ing. Sustainability assessment


Haller Lisa Dipl. Ing. Representing national FiBL offices, international cooperation
Hämmerli Franziska Lic. phil. Media spokesperson, editor magazine "Bioaktuell", internet editorial team, social media
Hansen Hella Dipl.-Oecotroph. (FH) Editorship, public relations
Harinck Elina Administration, accounting
Häseli Andreas Dipl.-Ing. agr. HTL Group lead Cultivation Technique Fruit & Wine crops
Hauenstein Samuel M.Sc. agr. ETH Group lead Cultivation Technique Vegetable Crops
Haug Benedikt M.Sc. Ph.D. student, plant breeding, cereal-legume intercropping
Heckendorn Felix Dr. Sc. ETH President of FiBL France, endoparasites in ruminants
Heidenreich Anja M.Sc. Environmental Studies and Sustainability Science Sustainability assessment
Henryson Ann-Sofie B.Sc. Oecotroph. Steering.Organization and corporate culture, Knowledge transfer, food processing
Herforth-Rahmé Joelle Dr. Sc. Vegetable growing
Hermanowski Robert Dr. agr. Steering.Managing director, project management, public relations
Hermanowski Susanne Dipl.-Päd. Editorship, public relations
Hirschi Christian Dipl.-Ing. agr. Editor magazine "Bioaktuell"
Hohmann Pierre Dr. Plant breeding
Holinger Mirjam Dr. sc. ETH Animal welfare & behaviour, pigs, data analysis
Hollaus Alexander M.Sc. International cooperation
Home Robert Dr. sc. nat. Agricultural knowledge systems, agricultural innovation networks
Hörtenhuber Stefan Dr. rer. nat. techn. Sustainability assessment, water footprinting
Huber Beate Dipl.-Ing. agr. (FH) Head of department, member of the board of directors, deputy director, field of expertise: Organic legislation, certification, personnel and organization development, Group lead Policy and Sector Development
Huber Kathrin Umweltingenieur FH (B.Sc.) Development of educational programs, teaching materials, vegetable crops, herbs, ornamental plants
Hunziker-Rohrer Trudi Cook



Jahn Gundula Dipl.-Ing. agr. Training and extension
Jahrl Ingrid Dipl.-Ing. Urban food systems
Jenni Anna Breeding, fattening, alternative breeds
Joshi Tanay Dr. Scientist & SGF Project Coordinator (India)


Kadzere Irene Dr. Elaboration of training material for Africa, development of research projects
Kapp Bitter Alexandra Med. vet. PhD student
Kasperczyk Nadja Dipl.-Biol., M.A. Umwelt und Bildung Sustainable agriculture, biodiversity, biological gardening and environmental education
Kemper Laura Internet editorial team, English communications, Project dissemination
Keplinger David BEd Biokompetenzzentrum Schlägl
Klaiss Matthias M.Sc. Agr. organic seeds, arable farming
Kleine-Herzbruch Natalie Dipl.-Ing. Landschaftsplanung Internet, programming, development, web design
Kleinheitz Rebecca Dipl. Heilpäd. (FH) Netzwerk alma
Klingbacher Elisabeth Dipl.-Ing. Consumer information, communication, website content management
Krähenbühl Serina Secretariat FiBL Switzerland
Kranzler Andreas Mag. rer. nat. Director FiBL Austria
Krause Hans-Martin Dr. rer. nat. Greenhouse gas emissions, Soil microbiology
Krauss Maike Dr. sc. agr., Dipl. Geoökol. Soil sciences
Kuhn Anton Laboratory management
Kummer Susanne Dr. Sustainability assessment
Kundel Dominika M.Sc. Biology PhD student


Ladmann Rainer Administration
Lambertz Christian Dr. sc. agr. Assessment of livestock systems
Landert Jan M.Sc. ETH Umwelt- und Naturwissenschaften Sustainability assessment
Langkutsch Alexander B.Sc. Project management
Lazzarini Gianna Dr. sc. ETH Zürich Sustainability assessment
Lebleu Flore M.Sc. Agr / Ing. Agr Fruit growing, berries and special fruit horticulture
Lèbre Amélie Dipl.-Ing. agr. Endoparasites in ruminants, plant health, compost and soil life
Leiber Florian Dr. sc. nat. Head of department, member of the board of directors, Lead group Animal Nutrition
Leopold Jochen Dr. agr. Quality management, inputs, additives
Lernoud Julia Statistics and data collection
Leu Stefanie Secretariat FiBL Switzerland, administration FiBL courses
Leubin Markus Technical employee
Lévite Dominique Dipl.-Ing. Rebbau und Vinifikation IUVV Viticulture, oenology
Liebl Boris Dipl.-Ing. Lebensmitteltechnologie education and training, inspection and certification, events and trade fairs
Lindenthal Thomas Dr. rer. nat. techn. Sustainability assessment, climate protection
Lori Martina M.Sc. PhD student
Love Nicola MA BA/LLB Research assistant
Ludwig Mathias B.Sc. Test engineer
Luka Henryk Dr. phil, Ing. agr. Biodiversity and habitat management


Mäder Paul Dr. phil, Dipl.-Ing. agr. ETH Head of department, member of the board of directors, DOK trial, soil biology, mycorrhiza, soil fertility
Mäder Rolf Dipl.-Ing. agr. Inspection and certification, traceability, farm input products, Bio mit Gesicht GmbH, additives
Maeschli Ariane Dr. med. vet. Health of dairy cows, complementary and alternative medicine
Markut Theresia Mag. rer. nat Sustainability assessment
Maurer Veronika Dr. sc. ETH Group lead Animal Health, Ectoparasites, list of approved substances
Mayer Marius M.Sc. PhD student
Meier Claudia M.Sc. Umweltökonomie und Klimawandel Consumer research
Meier Julia Dipl.-Biol. Knowledge transfer, editorship (internet and print)
Meili Eric Dipl.-Ing. Agr. ETH dairy and meat production, Extensions in market development, farm planning
Meindl Peter Mag. Dr. rer. nat. Biodiversity, nature conservation
Merz Anne Head of secretariat FiBL Switzerland, member of the board of directors, head of quality management, organisation ABIM
Messmer Monika Dr. sc. agr. Group lead Plant Breeding
Mészáros Dóra M.Sc. Agrarwirtschaft, M.Sc. Naturschutz Co-director, Representing national FiBL offices in Brussels
Milan Marlene Ariana M. Sc. Quality assurance, inputs
Moakes Simon B.Sc. Agrarwissenschaften Group lead Food Policy, Development of economic sustainability indicators, farm sustainability assessment, farm accounting, economic assessment
Moschitz Heidrun Dr. sc. ETH Group lead Society and Innovation, Agricultural policy, rural sociology
Moser Florian Dr. sc. nat. Researcher in the project GenTORE
Möstl Andreas M.Sc. Ernährungsökonomie Socioeconomics, marketing
Müller Adrian Dr. sc. nat. Agriculture and climate change, policy instruments, food system models
Munyangabe Adolphe Laboratory


Natarajan Mathimaran Dr. sc. nat. ETH Coordinator of a Indo-Swiss collaboration in biotechnology project ISCB BIOFI
Nefzger Nicole Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Rural regions, value chains
Nicolay Gian L. Dipl.-Ing. Agr. ETH Group lead Policy and Sector Development, Coordination Africa
Niggli Urs Prof. Dr. Director of FiBL Switzerland and responsible for quality management
Notz Christophe Dr. med. vet. Animal Nutrition, Extensions in Livestock


Oberhänsli Thomas Dr. Sc. ETH Molecular biology, plant pathology, microbiology
Obrist Robert Dipl.-Ing. agr. ETH Head of department, member of the board of directors, Group lead Advisory Coordination and Training Coordination
Oehen Bernadette Dipl. Botanikerin, MAS ETH Group lead Consumers and Food, Technology assessment, environmental risk analysis, environmental monitoring


Papagiannakis Haris Staff researcher, Sustainability assessment
Pedross Pia M.Sc. Safety in the Food Chain Junior Scientist
Pelikan Birgit M.A. Assistant to the manager
Perler Erika Biologie-Laborantin Field and laboratory trials
Perrochet Frédéric Dipl.-Ing. Agr. FH Field trials (DOK, compound trial, reduce tillage trial)
Petrasek Richard Mag. rer. nat. Sustainability assessment, biodiversity
Pfeifer Catherine Dr. SMART, Sustainability assessment, Big data
Pfiffner Lukas Dr. phil. nat, Dipl.-Ing. Agr. ETH Group lead Agroecology, Biodiversity, nature conservation, cultivation systems
Pinho Carla MES EU Project Manager
Prehofer Gwendolyn Dr. Animal husbandry
Prokopchuk Natalie MBA, MSc. Market development, policy advice, project management


Quander-Stoll Nele Dipl.-Ing. PhD student, animal feeding
Quiédeville Sylvain Dr. socio-economic impact assessment, innovation and economic analysis, agricultural policy


Rathmanner Theres Dr. in scient. med. Schule des Essens
Rebholz Theresa Dipl.-Ing. agr. (FH) Editor magazine "Bioaktuell", internet editorial team
Reding Bénédicte Finance and accounting
Rell Julia PhD student
Riar Amritbir Singh Dr. Scientist, Syscom
Richter Toralf Dr. International development of organic markets, marketing services for organic market actors
Rickenbacher Beat EDP
Riedel Judith Dr. sc. ETH Scientific assistant of the director
Riedi Kurt Visueller Gestalter Graphic design, visual communication
Roggli Martin Gartenbau-Ing. HTL Input list, technician
Rohrer Rolf Services
Röther Marion Administration, event organization
Ryter Doris Finance and accounting


Sandrock Christoph Dr. sc. nat. Project leader
Sauter Moritz Coordination DOK
Schädeli Alfred Dipl.-Ing. Agr. HTL Master farm manager
Schader Christian Dr. Group lead Sustainability, policy evaluation
Schäfer Freya M.Sc. Gartenbauwissenschaften Steering.Research coordination, project management
Schärer Hans-Jakob Dipl.-Ing. Agr. ETH Group lead Crop Protection - Phytopathology, seed pathology
Schärer Marc Head of finances, resources & administration, member of the board of directors
Scheuch Magdalena Dipl.-Ing. M. Sc. Sustainability assessment
Schlatter Bernhard Dipl.-Biol. Consultancy of statistics and data
Schlatzer Martin Mag. Sustainability assessment
Schlittenlacher Theresa PhD student, Ethno veterinary medicine, phytotherapy
Schmid Nathaniel Agr. Ingenieur HTL Suisse Romande, Agriculture and animal production
Schmid Otto Dipl.-Ing. Agr. ETH Rural development, standards
Schmutz Res Dipl.-Ing. Agr. HTL Editor technical leaflets and www.bioaktuell.ch, general organic advice
Schneider Claudia Dr. agr. Extensions in ethology, horned cows in loose housing, feedstuffs
Schneider Monika M.Sc. Agr. ETH Group lead Agroforestry and Cacao, Agricultural research for development, low-input agriculture, auditing and certification systems, institutional building
Schreiter Birgit Finance and accounting, human resources, personnel administration
Schürmann Stefan B.Sc. agr. Extensions in animal husbandry, processing and marketing, farm planning
Schürz Johannes BEd Biokompetenzzentrum Schlägl
Schweiger Stefan Dipl.-Ing. Sustainability assessment
Sibold Gina Finance and accounting
Snigula Jasmin Dipl.-Ing. agr. Internet, knowledge transfer, Organic Eprints
Sommer Léa Dipl.-Ing. agr. Vegetable growing, herb cultivation
Sousa Fernando M.Sc. Naturschutzbiologie Assistance in the coordination of the project "Farmer-driven organic resource management for soil fertility"
Speiser Bernhard Dr. phil. Inputs, residues, slugs and snails
Spengler Neff Anet Dr. Dipl.-Ing. agr. ETH Group lead Livestock Breeding, constitution, health and behaviour of cows and feeder cattle
Spory Kerstin Dipl.-Ing. agr. Knowledge transfer, project management, events
Stadtlander Timo Dr. sc. agr. Technician aquaculture
Stang Maren Event organization, Öko-Feldtage 2019
Stefani Patrick Dipl.-Ing. agr. (FH) Fruit-growing, viticulture
Steffens Markus Dr. rer. nat. Group lead Climate, climate and agriculture
Stehle Bernhard Soil fertility, assistence in field work & laboratory analyses
Steinemann Beatrice Dipl.-Ing. Obst- und Weinbau HTL, MBA Biodiversity, fruit growing and viticulture, climate change
Steiner Andrea Laboratory of parasitology
Steiner Franz Josef Landwirt, Tropen Agrotechniker Livestock Breeding, pasture management, beef production
Stocker Ivanka Restaurant
Stöckli Sibylle Dr. sc. ETH Agroecology, climate change adaptation, integrated and biological pest management
Stolz Hanna Dr. agr. Consumer research
Stolze Matthias Dr. sc. agr. Head of department, member of the board of directors, agricultural policy, policy evaluation, socio-economic impact assessment
Strieder Jens Administration, inputs, Bio mit Gesicht
Surböck Andreas Dipl.-Ing. Crop production, knowledge management
Symanczik Sarah Dr. Sc. Plant symbiosis, molecular biology


Tamm Lucius Dr. phil., Dipl.-Ing. Agr. ETH Head of department, member of the board of directors, deputy director, Group lead Crop Protection - Phytopathology, list of approved substances, quality assurance for organic products, food safety, apple and grapevine diseases, epidemiology
Tennhardt Lina M.Sc. International cooperation, sustainability assessment, sustainable value chains
Theurl Michaela Dr. rer. nat. Sustainability assessment, life cycle assessment
Thompson John Michael M.Sc. Sustainability assessment, modelling
Thüer Susann Dr. med. vet Endoparasites in ruminants
Thürig Barbara Dr. phil. Phytopathology, induced resistance
Tobisch Beatrice M.Sc. Biogas in organic farming
Trouillard Martin PhD Scientific expertise, experimentation
Tuchschmid Andreas Ing. HTL Weinbau Manager FiBL vineyard



van den Berge Paul Dipl.-Ing. HTL Regions: Switzerland, Eastern Europe, Mediterranean, Middle-East, South America, South-East Asia; Field of expertise: Standards, label accreditation, traceability systems, vegetable production
Veller Carsten Dipl.-Geograph Project management, public relations
Vonzun Seraina M.Sc Plant breeding


Walkenhorst Michael Dr. med. vet. Group lead Animal Health, Medicinal Plants, Phytotherapy, Ethnoveterinary Medicine
Waltner Benjamin M. Sc. Growing of vegetables and potatoes, horticulture
Wang-Müller Qiyan Dr. rer. nat. Swiss-Sino collaboration
Weidmann Gilles Dipl.-Ing. Agr. ETH Editor technical leaflets and manuals
Weisshaidinger Rainer Dr. Sustainability assessment, development cooperation and development research
Wendling Marina PostDoc
Werne Steffen Dr. Sc. ETH Endoparasites in ruminants
Widmer Manuela Finance and accounting
Wilbois Klaus-Peter Prof. Dr. agr. Soil fertility, crop production, plant protection, plant breeding, organic seeds, inputs
Wille Lukas M.Sc. Ph.D. student, Plant Breeding
Willer Helga Dr. rer. nat. Group lead Dissemination & Outreach, Group lead Data & Digitalisation
Williner Stefan Human resources, finance and accounting
Windhagen Simone Dipl.-Soz.päd. (FH) Training and extension, coordination "Traineeprogramm Ökolandbau", e-learning
Winter Eva M.Sc Analysis and optimisation of seed value chains in the EU organic sector
Wirz Axel Dipl.-Ing. agr. (FH) / Betriebswirt (IDB) Marketing, sustainability assessment, regional development
Wohlfahrt Jens Dr. rer. nat. Hermetia illucens
Wörner Frank Dipl. oec. troph. (FH) Steering.Controlling
Wunderlin Lena Biodiversity, viticulture




Zapf Caroline Administration, input list for organic agriculture