PhD Environmental Engineering
Areas of expertise
Circular economy, material flow analysis and modelling, product lifetime, recyclability of products, materials and substances, environmental impacts
German, English, Spanish, French
Esther joined Sofies in 2018. She is involved in the fields of sustainable production, land management and resource development.
After her studies at ETH Zurich and a year of research on contaminated sites, Esther worked at the Swiss Federal Laboratory for Materials Science and Technology (Empa) as a project manager and researcher in the field of ICT and sustainability. In addition, she combined her work at Empa with a thesis at the TU Clausthal.
Esther has more than 10 years of experience in research and implementation of sustainable solutions with a particular focus on e-waste management and circular economy approaches, at the scale of a value chain or territory.
… Outside the office
Esther loves ultimate frisbee, skiing, snowboarding and getting to know new places and cultures while traveling in her camper van.