Portrait image of Christian Nils Schwab

After a very diverse career as senior leader in large multinationals (Tetra Pak, Nestlé, Firmenich), and as entrepreneur Christian has joined the EPFL as Executive Director of the Food & Nutrition Centre of the EPFL.
In this new capacity, Christian’s ambition is to maximize the contribution of the EPFL is solving some of the pressing food related challenges facing mankind. This includes notably sustainable packaging, healthy ageing and the digitalisation of the food systems where the EPFL has a lot to offer.
To this end, the role of the Food & Nutrition centre is to secure a dynamic interface between the EPFL and the external partners, to stimulate the transfer of technologies and science, and in fine to maximise the positive impact of the school on our society and the environment.

AMLD EPFL 2021 / Speakers

Lenka Zdeborová

Professor, EPFL

Sharada Mohanty

CEO & Founder, AIcrowd

Philippe Glénat

VP Digital Lab, Firmenich

Asif Jan

Chief Data Officer, Owkin

Jeffrey R. Bohn

Chief Strategy Officer, One Concern

Katarína Baštáková

Operations Specialist, Swiss Re

AMLD / Global partners