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Alexander Schulze

Alex is the Chief Programme Officer for Fondation Botnar. He is responsible for the strategic development of the overall philanthropic portfolio and also leads the health portfolio. Alex holds a PhD in Development Sociology from the University of Bayreuth in…

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Aline Cossy-Gantner

Aline is the Chief Development Officer at Fondation Botnar. She studied Physics in Lausanne and earned her PhD in Surface Physics in Basel. She has broad experience in academia and industry and understands what is needed to bring projects and…

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Antoine Veyrassat

Antoine is Venture Philanthropy Lead at Fondation Botnar. He holds a Master’s in economics from the University of Zurich in Switzerland. Antoine has over 20 years of experience in asset management, having previously worked in investment management and advisory roles.…

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Daniela Weber

Daniela is Venture Philanthropy Investment Manager at Fondation Botnar. Daniela previously worked at the Cathay AfricInvest Innovation Fund (CAIF) in Tunisia and gained work experience in consulting and in a Swiss cleantech start-up. She holds an MBA from the University…

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Eva Moldovanyi

Eva is the Programme Manager at Fondation Botnar. She has a Masters in Business and Economics with a Major in International Trade, Resources and the Environment from the University in Basel. When she was in high school, Eva read the…

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Heike Albrecht

Heike is the Risk and Compliance Manager at Fondation Botnar. She graduated from the University of Passau in Germany with a degree in International Business and Cultural Studies and obtained a Masters in Development and Cooperation from ETH Zurich. She…

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Karin Schumacher

Karin is the Chief Operating Officer of Fondation Botnar. She holds a Federal Diploma in Pension Fund Management and a Diploma of Advanced Studies in Non-profit Management and Law from the University of Basel (CEPS). She has worked in the…

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Kiara Jade Marvuglio

Kiara is the Engagement and Communications Lead for Fondation Botnar. She has a Master’s in International Affairs from the Graduate Institute, Geneva and a joint honours degree in History of Art and African Studies from the University of Birmingham, UK.…

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Manuela Mächler

Manuela is the Grant Operations Manager at Fondation Botnar. She graduated from the Zurich University of Applied Science with a degree in International Management and worked in the banking sector before entering the non-profit sector. Prior to joining Fondation Botnar,…

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Marcus Jenal

Marcus is the Strategic Learning & Evaluation Lead. He has a background in Environmental Sciences from ETH Zurich. Before joining Fondation Botnar, Marcus was a partner at Mesopartner; he supported organisations, programmes and projects during the design, inception and implementation…

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