About us

Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board consists of people we know from different backgrounds with the aim to advise and broaden our perspectives.

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Hans Mosler Ranas

Hans Mosler

Hans Mosler is the founder of RanasMosler and a Senior Advisor for Ranas Ltd. He has headed the Environmental and Health Psychology Group at Eawag for more than 15 years. His experience in implementing behavior change projects ranges from drinking water treatment and storage, hygiene and sanitation behaviors to environmental behaviors and many more. He has published the RANAS approach to behavior change in 2012.

Nadja Contzen

Nadja Contzen is the head of the Environmental Health Psychology group at Eawag, which investigates human behaviour and choices relevant to sustainability and public health. Nadja holds a PhD in psychology from the University of Zurich. Her research focuses on behaviour change in WaSH, pro-environmental behaviour and public acceptability of sustainable technologies.

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Mario Jenni

Mario Jenni is Co-founder and CEO of the Bio-Technopark Schlieren-Zurich and head of glatec, a business incubator of Empa and Eawag in Dubendorf-Zurich. He holds a MSc in Molecular Genetics from the University of Zurich. He is founder, co-founder, board and jury member of several companies, organizations and initiatives, and Honorary Ambassador of the Greater Zurich Area.

Marco Walter

Marco Walter is managing director of TINK, the Cargobike Initiative of Sustainable Communities, founder and managing director of the European ECOCAMPING network and owner of VELOFANT, a business for the cargo bike sector. His scientific background is in Environmental Psychology.

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Ralph Jürgens

Ralph Jürgens is a risk management professional with 25+ years experience in management and governance roles, i.e. for SIX and Zurich Insurance. His background is a Master in Economics from the University of Constance.

Jennifer Inauen

Jennifer Inauen is an Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) of Health Psychology at the University of Berne. Her research focuses on health behaviour change, digital health, longitudinal methods, and global health. She holds a PhD in Psychology from the University of Zurich.

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Wilfried Heinemann

Wilfried Heinemann is an independent company consultant in technology/operation assessment and business restructuring since 1991. He has been CEO and CTO in various European machine building and/or metal processing companies as well as a lecturer at ETH Zurich. He holds a Master degree in engineering and a PhD in Material Science.

Jay Matta

Jay Matta is a Senior Water Resource Expert at UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.

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