My Activities

Systemic Economic Analysis: As an economic and policy analyst, I aspire to contribute to sustainable economies and effective public policies by providing decision makers with far-sighted analytics that take into account systemic complexities. Interested to find out more about my work?

Strategic Innovation: With my colleagues, I strive to co-create pertinent new ideas, products, and services based on strategic foresight and design thinking methods. I believe that we need more creative inter-disciplinary reasoning to overcome the challenges we collectively face. Check out what we do.

Writing and Reading: Occasionally, I write about economics, public policy and political philosophy for newspapers, magazines, and think tanks. Fancy a read?  Moreover, I publish regular reading  recommendations on some of the big social, economic, political, philosophical issues of the present. Hungry for some food for thought?

Moderation: Over the course of the past 10 years, I've hosted and moderated numerous co-creation workshops. Do you need a moderator for your workshop or a host for a panel discussion? Check out my experience!

Active Citizenship / Think Tanking: I am a co-founder of the not-for-profit, participatory think tanks foraus (in CH) and Argo (in FR). With our think tanks, we strive to build bridges between citizens and policy makers. Interested in joining forces?

My Background

I studied economics, energy policy, and politics at Sciences Po Paris as well as at Universities of Sankt Gallen and Geneva. 

Besides my work, I am the co-founder of the participatory think tank Argo in Paris, as well as of the grass-roots think tank foraus and the political movement Operation Libero in Switzerland. I was awarded the Mercator Fellowship in 2015/2016.

I am proficient in German, English, and French, with an advanced understanding of both Italian and Spanish. From my home base in Zurich, I enjoy working in fast-paced, creative environments.

Both professionally and as a citizen,
I strive to explore and find answers to
multi-layered social, political, and economic challenges.

I am especially interested in 
human-centric innovation 

and collective sense- & decision making.

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