Dr. es Natural Sciences (2002),
ETH-Zurich (Swiss Institute of Technology), Switzerland

MSc Agricultural Economics (1991),
University of Reading, England

MSc Agriculture (1987),
ETH-Zurich (Swiss Institute of Technology), Switzerland

And various courses on change management and facilitation at Geneva University, CREATE, EPF-Lausanne, Blewfield Associates in Geneva, Change Facility in Berlin, etc.


  • French

  • English

  • German

  • Basic knowledge of Russian and Spanish.


AIASR Past President (1995-2000). French Swiss Association of Agronomists.
EAAE Member. European Association of Agricultural Economists.
IAMA Member. International Food and Agribusiness Management Association.
ISHS Member. International Society for Horticultural Science.
SVIAL President of the “International Agriculture” Commission (2005-ongoing). Swiss Association of Agronomists.