David ROCHAT

CEO Sofies International

Degree

MA Environmental Engineering


Areas of expertise

Electronic waste, clean production, resource management, integrating sustainability in enterprise strategy, methodologies for assessing environmental performance


Languages

French, English, Spanish, Serbo-Croatian


Career

David began his career with the industrial ecology and life cycle group at EPFL. In 2005 he joined the EMPA (the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology) where he coordinated electronic waste projects in India and Africa.

In 2008 he co-founded Sofies where he oversees business development and supports the firm’s rapid growth, especially abroad.

In addition, he has developed an expertise in developing countries, often integrating the issue of informal sectors.


… Outside the office 

With dual Swiss and Bosnian nationality, David spent several years abroad and traveled through many countries on every continent.

He enjoys outdoor sports (sailing, kitesurfing, and skiing) and loves to cook.

An entrepreneur at heart, David has contributed to the creation of several companies and associations.


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