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WYSS ACADEMY

Board 

The  Wyss  Academy  Board  ensures  that  the  goals  and principles of the Wyss Academy for Nature are achieved with the greatest possible efficiency and effectiveness. The Board has overall operational, financial, and scientific responsibility and facilitates the Academy’s operations. It is supported by an international Advisory Committee.

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Prof. Dr. Christian Leumann

President of the Board and Rector of the University of Bern

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André Nietlisbach

Vice-President of the Board and Secretary General of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Energy and the Environment of the Canton of Bern

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Dr. h.c. Hansjörg Wyss

Board member, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist, Wyss Foundation

Johann Schneider-Ammann

Board member, Entrepreneur and Politician, Former Federal Councilor

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Johann Schneider-Ammann

Board member, Entrepreneur and Politician, Former Federal Councilor

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Prof. Dr. Peter Messerli

Board member and Director, Professor for Sustainable Development

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Dr. Molly McUsic

Board member and President of the Wyss Foundation

Directorate

The  Wyss  Academy  Director  is  responsible  for  the  Academy’s  operations. The Director grants mandates and assignments to achieve the Wyss Academy’s goals and to implement the annual plans as endorsed by the Board. They are supported by the members of the Directorate, which is composed of the heads of the Regional Stewardship Hubs, the Research & Innovation Teams, the  Management Center, the Policy Outreach & Synthesis unit and the Hub Bern.

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Prof. Dr. Peter Messerli

Director

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Tatjana von Steiger

Head of Global Policy Outreach

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Matthias Schmid-Huberty

Chief Operating Officer

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Prof. Dr. Edouard Davin

Professor of Climate Scenarios for Sustainable Development

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Dr. Olivier Jacquat

Head of Hub Bern

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Dr. Eva Ludi

Co-Head of Regional Hubs

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Prof. Dr. Andreas Heinimann

Co-Head of Regional Hubs

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