Team

The activities of the WRF are coordinated by the WRF Secretariat, based in St. Gallen, Switzerland.

WRF Empa Team

  • Bas de Leeuw
    Managing Director

    World Resources Forum Secretariat
    Lerchenfeldstr. 5
    CH-9014 St. Gallen
    Phone number: +41 71 554 09 01
    Secretariat: + 41 71 554 09 00
    Fax: +41 71 554 09 09
    bas.deleeuw@worldresourcesforum.org
Bas de Leeuw
 Mathias Schluep
  • Sonia Valdivia
    Program Manager
    Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI), Life Cycle Management

    World Resources Forum Secretariat
    Lerchenfeldstr. 5
    CH-9014 St. Gallen
    Phone number: +41 71 554 09 02
    Fax: +41 71 554 09 09
    sonia.valdivia@worldresourcesforum.org

 Sonia Valdivia
  • Tobias Welz
    Program CoordinatorSustainable Consumption and Production,
    Sustainable food products, ICT


    World Resources Forum Secretariat
    Lerchenfeldstr. 5
    CH-9014 St. Gallen
    Phone number: +41 71 554 09 03
    Fax: +41 71 554 09 09
    tobias.welz@worldresourcesforum.org
Tobias Welz

  • Cecilia Matasci
    Scientific Officer
    ; Indicators, Circular Economy, Governments

    World Resources Forum Secretariat
    Lerchenfeldstr. 5
    CH-9014 St. Gallen
    Phone number: +41 71 554 09 04
    Fax: +41 71 554 09 09
    cecilia.matasci@worldresourcesforum.org

 Cecilia Matasci
  • Nicole Nussbaumer
    Executive Assistant; Administration, Finance and Personnel, Exhibitions and Outreach


    World Resources Forum Secretariat
    Lerchenfeldstr. 5
    CH-9014 St. Gallen
    Phone number: +41 71 554 09 00
    Fax: +41 71 554 09 09
    nicole.nussbaumer@worldresourcesforum.org

 Nicole Nussbaumer
  • María José Baptista
    External Project ConsultantSustainable Land Management and Food Systems, Secretariat of International Resource Panel
 Maria Jose Baptista
  • Maria Lucia Hijar
    Project Associate;
     WRF 2014 CoordinatorSustainable Marketing

    World Resources Forum Secretariat
    Lerchenfeldstr. 5
    CH-9014 St. Gallen
    Phone number: +41 71 554 09 05
    Fax: +41 71 554 09 09
    marialucia.hijar@worldresourcesforum.org
 Maria Lucia Hijar
  • Beatrix Gutzwiller
    Project Associate;
    Partner and Customer Relations, Communication 

    World Resources Forum Secretariat
    Lerchenfeldstr. 5
    CH-9014 St. Gallen
    Phone number: +41 71 554 09 05
    Fax: +41 71 554 09 09
    beatrix.gutzwiller@worldresourcesforum.org 

 Beatrix Gutzwiller
  • Sean Bonnes
    External Project Associate;
    Human Development and Training 
Sean Bonnes
  • Thomas Ruddy
    External Project Associate
    ; Translations, Bibliography, Event Calendar

 

      Empa staff conference support

 
  • Urs Bünter
    Technical Support, Media and PR

    Lerchenfeldstr. 5
    CH-9014 St. Gallen
    Phone: +41-58-765 76 02
    urs.buenter@empa.ch
    
  • Brigitte Baenziger
    Publications, Layout and Design


    Lerchenfeldstr. 5
    CH-9014 St. Gallen
    Phone: +41-58-765 74 74
    brigitte.baenziger@empa.ch
 Brigitte Baenziger
  • Maria Schönenberger
    Conference Secretariat; Hotel reservations; Bookings & Administration

    Lerchenfeldstr. 5
    CH-9014 St. Gallen
    Phone: +41-58-765 74 00
    maria.schoenenberger@empa.ch
     
  • Alexandra Schutzbach 
    Conference Secretariat; Hotel reservations and registration

    Lerchenfeldstr. 5
    CH-9014 St. Gallen
    Phone: +41-58-765 76 72
    alexandra.schutzbach@empa.ch
Alexandra Schutzbach

 

      Former staff and consultants

 
  • Martin Lehmann 
    Conference Coordinator (2010 - 2014)
 
Martin Lehmann
  • Tom Visser
    Project Associate (2013) 
Tom Visser
  • Eric Fehr
    Project Associate (2013) 
 Eric Fehr
  • Hamid Abdalla
    Project Associate (2013) 
 Hamid Abdalla
  • Veronika Rekasi
    Intern/Project Associate (2012-2013) 


Veronika Rekasi
  • Marcela Mogilska
    Intern/Project Associate (2012-2013)
 Marcela Mogilska
  • Elisabeth Rojahn
    Project Associate (2013)
 Elisabeth Rojahn

  • Akash Arasu
    Intern (2013)
 Akash Arasu
  • Oksana Kemp
    Project Associate (2013)
 Oksana Kemp
  • Rolf Tobler
    Project Associate (2013)
 Rolf Tobler
  • Sascha Bianchi
    Intern (2012)
 Sascha Bianchi
  • Fritz Beglinger
    Intern (2012)
 Fritz Beglinger
  • Katharina Meyer
    Intern (2011-2012)
     
  • Kurt Reichmuth
    Project Associate (2012)

 Kurt Reichmuth

  • Laura Iten
    Intern (2011-2012) 

 

 

 Laura Iten
  • Natasha C. Chan
    External Project Associate (2011)
 Natasha C. Chan
  • Riccarda Sutter
    Intern (2011) 
Riccarda Sutter
  • Andre Stanimirov
    Project Associate (2010-2011) 
Andre Stanimirov
  • Alexandra Hietz
    Project Associate (2010-2011) 
Alexandra Hietz

 WRF Team with marmots