Contact & Team

Swiss Food Research
Schmelzbergstrasse 9
8092 Zürich
Switzerland

mobile: +41 76 799 17 02
contact@swissfoodresearch.ch

Peter Braun, PhD
Peter Braun, PhD

Peter Braun, PhD
CEO

Projects, processes and innovations are a central theme of Peter Braun's career in the food industry. His many years of experience, as a project engineer and process developer in R&D at Kraftfoods and as head of R&D, technology and marketing at Bühler AG, as well as a lecturer in process engineering, will now contribute to the development of the industry at Swiss Food Research. His network and knowledge make him a popular sparring partner for all members.

Contact
tel.: + 41 44 632 8702
mobile: +41 76 799 17 02
peter.braun@swissfoodresearch.ch

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Peter Braun, PhD

Peter Braun, PhD
CEO

Projects, processes and innovations are a central theme of Peter Braun's career in the food industry. His many years of experience, as a project engineer and process developer in R&D at Kraftfoods and as head of R&D, technology and marketing at Bühler AG, as well as a lecturer in process engineering, will now contribute to the development of the industry at Swiss Food Research. His network and knowledge make him a popular sparring partner for all members.

Contact
tel.: + 41 44 632 8702
mobile: +41 76 799 17 02
peter.braun@swissfoodresearch.ch

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Marina Helm Romaneschi,
Marketing & Strategy

She has worked in international corporations and in business development for Italian food companies. Further education courses at IMD, Lausanne and UC Berkeley Extension, California for business start-up and leadership sparked her curiosity for innovation. She loves to develop strategies and implement them immediately in new business areas. Today with a special focus on people and the environment. She has also had experience with her own start-ups and loves to offer opportunities to the Swiss Food Research start-up community.

Contact
Mobile: +41 79 458 8994
Marina.Helm@swissfoodresearch.ch

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Marina Helm Romaneschi,
Marketing & Strategy

She has worked in international corporations and in business development for Italian food companies. Further education courses at IMD, Lausanne and UC Berkeley Extension, California for business start-up and leadership sparked her curiosity for innovation. She loves to develop strategies and implement them immediately in new business areas. Today with a special focus on people and the environment. She has also had experience with her own start-ups and loves to offer opportunities to the Swiss Food Research start-up community.

Contact
Mobile: +41 79 458 8994
Marina.Helm@swissfoodresearch.ch

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Mark Suabedissen,
Business Development & Project Manager

Mark strengthens the team with his +15 years of experience as a management consultant, as founder of a food-tech start-up and as a charismatic and communicative networker. As a manager, he identifies new business potential, develops solutions, business plans and decision papers for the board and management of Swiss Food Research and also implements these as part of the team. In this way, he helps to make the service spectrum and the income side of Swiss Food Research future-proof.

Contact
Mobile: +41 77 430 3399
mark.suabedissen@swissfoodresearch.ch

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Mark Suabedissen,
Business Development & Project Manager

Mark strengthens the team with his +15 years of experience as a management consultant, as founder of a food-tech start-up and as a charismatic and communicative networker. As a manager, he identifies new business potential, develops solutions, business plans and decision papers for the board and management of Swiss Food Research and also implements these as part of the team. In this way, he helps to make the service spectrum and the income side of Swiss Food Research future-proof.

Contact
Mobile: +41 77 430 3399
mark.suabedissen@swissfoodresearch.ch

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Dr. Lucas Grob,
Innovation Manager

“Fresh off the press” - Lucas holds a PhD in food process engineering from the ETH Zurich and joins the team as innovation manager. Innovations are omnipresent for him, from the development of thermostable chocolate, microstructured powders and the process design for the extraction of microplastics. He is passionate about transferring knowledge and developing ideas from science to business. He complements the team with his broad knowledge and experience to promote a more sustainable industry.

Contact
Mobile: +41 79 766 87 59
lucas.grob@swissfoodresearch.ch

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Dr. Lucas Grob,
Innovation Manager

“Fresh off the press” - Lucas holds a PhD in food process engineering from the ETH Zurich and joins the team as innovation manager. Innovations are omnipresent for him, from the development of thermostable chocolate, microstructured powders and the process design for the extraction of microplastics. He is passionate about transferring knowledge and developing ideas from science to business. He complements the team with his broad knowledge and experience to promote a more sustainable industry.

Contact
Mobile: +41 79 766 87 59
lucas.grob@swissfoodresearch.ch

LinkedIn

Corinne Stämpfli,
Communication Manager

Corinne brings wide experience in communication and event management and strengthens the team with her know-how, her languages ​​and her creativity. Her aim: to provide the industry and its players the media attention they deserve and design events as network platform and springboard for start-ups. With energy and the firm conviction that “the environment is the best investment”, she supports the team in promoting the agro-food system to more sustainability, so we can offer a better world to the next generations.

Contact

Mobile: +41 76 579 4842
corinne.staempfli@swissfoodresearch.ch

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Corinne Stämpfli,
Communication Manager

Corinne brings wide experience in communication and event management and strengthens the team with her know-how, her languages ​​and her creativity. Her aim: to provide the industry and its players the media attention they deserve and design events as network platform and springboard for start-ups. With energy and the firm conviction that “the environment is the best investment”, she supports the team in promoting the agro-food system to more sustainability, so we can offer a better world to the next generations.

Contact

Mobile: +41 76 579 4842
corinne.staempfli@swissfoodresearch.ch

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Fabian Bättig,
Project Support

As a Master's student in Science, Technology and Policy ETH in the field of environment and resources, Fabian brings a very holistic perspective to the team. Having worked as teaching assistant in the field of environmental issues for several years, it is natural for him to look at problems from different perspectives. He is happy to support the team in different areas and to put his theoretical knowledge from his studies into practice.

Contact
fabian.baettig@swissfoodresearch.ch

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Fabian Bättig,
Project Support

As a Master's student in Science, Technology and Policy ETH in the field of environment and resources, Fabian brings a very holistic perspective to the team. Having worked as teaching assistant in the field of environmental issues for several years, it is natural for him to look at problems from different perspectives. He is happy to support the team in different areas and to put his theoretical knowledge from his studies into practice.

Contact
fabian.baettig@swissfoodresearch.ch

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Alejandra Jimenez,
Project Support

Alejandra is an advocate for innovation towards a healthier future and for sustainable food systems. As a chemical engineer and master’s student in Life Sciences at the Bern University of Applied Sciences she brings expertise in food production and sustainability, and management skills to support Swiss Food Research’s mission. Alejandra is also a World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Shaper and youth activist in support of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Contact
alejandra.jimenez@swissfoodresearch.ch

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Alejandra Jimenez,
Project Support

Alejandra is an advocate for innovation towards a healthier future and for sustainable food systems. As a chemical engineer and master’s student in Life Sciences at the Bern University of Applied Sciences she brings expertise in food production and sustainability, and management skills to support Swiss Food Research’s mission. Alejandra is also a World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Shaper and youth activist in support of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Contact
alejandra.jimenez@swissfoodresearch.ch

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Alessia Kamenar,
Project Support

As a sociology student in her bachelor’s degree, Alessia brings the perspective of the next generation to Swiss Food Research. The team benefits from her creativity as well as her enthusiasm for nutrition and innovation. Alessia actively supports various business areas and accompanies Swiss Food Research in its further development.

Contact
alessia.kamenar@swissfoodresearch.ch

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Alessia Kamenar,
Project Support

As a sociology student in her bachelor’s degree, Alessia brings the perspective of the next generation to Swiss Food Research. The team benefits from her creativity as well as her enthusiasm for nutrition and innovation. Alessia actively supports various business areas and accompanies Swiss Food Research in its further development.

Contact
alessia.kamenar@swissfoodresearch.ch

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Board

Fabian Wahl

President

Fabian Wahl, Agroscope
fabian.wahl@agroscope.admin.ch


Members of the board

Wilfried Andlauer, HES-SO
Michel Burla, Centravo AG
Frank Burose, KNW-E
Christoph Denkel, BFH HAFL
Karola Krell Zbinden, FoodLex
Valérie Vincent, Groupe Minoteries
Erich Windhab, ETH Zürich
Selçuk Yildirim, ZHAW

Fabian Wahl
Fabian Wahl
Fabian Wahl

President

Fabian Wahl, Agroscope
fabian.wahl@agroscope.admin.ch


Members of the board

Wilfried Andlauer, HES-SO
Michel Burla, Centravo AG
Frank Burose, KNW-E
Christoph Denkel, BFH HAFL
Karola Krell Zbinden, FoodLex
Valérie Vincent, Groupe Minoteries
Erich Windhab, ETH Zürich
Selçuk Yildirim, ZHAW