Profiles

A wide range of employment possibilities

Former climate students of the University of Berne are working in a variety of fields today.

Dr. Daiana Leuenberger, Federal Institute of Metrology (METAS)

  • obtained her Ph.D. in 2013
  • now a scientific staff member at METAS where she works on a project on metrology for ammonia in ambient air in the frame of the European Metrology Research Program

Dr. Andrea Toreti, Joint Research Centre, European Commission

  • obtained his Ph.D. in 2010; after a postdoc at the University of Bern he was appointed assistant professor at the University of Giessen, Germany
  • now a scientific officer at the Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Joint Research Centre, European Commission

Erin Gleeson, Mountain Research Initiative (MRI)

  • obtained her MSc. in 2009 and then worked as an research assistant at the Swiss Federal Research Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape (WSL) and at ETH Zurich
  • now a science journalist and editor at the MRI

Dr. Marcel Küttel, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions

  • obtained his Ph.D. in 2009 and then was a postdoc with the Department of Earth and Space Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
  • now an underwriter for weather and energy at Swiss Re where he helps structure and price weather risk transfer solutions, particularly in developing countries and frontier market