Foundation

Together with committed individuals, companies and foundations, we help to shift the boundaries of knowledge and accelerate innovation by promoting teaching and research at ETH Zurich. Donations to the ETH Foundation make extraordinary things possible, help to expand ETH Zurich’s leading position, strengthen Switzerland’s innovative power and contribute to solutions to the greatest challenges of our time.

 

 

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Board of Trustees & Committees
Board of Trustees Steering Committee Allocation Committee Investment Committee
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Professor Pius Baschera
Chair,
President of the Steering Committee,
Speaker of the Martin Hilti Family Trust

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Professor Joël Mesot
Vice Chair, President of ETH Zurich

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Daniela Bosshardt
Chair of the Board of Directors, Galenica

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Heinrich Fischer
Chair of the Board of Directors, Hilti Corporation

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Walter Gränicher
Former CEO, Alstom Switzerland, Chair of the Board of Directors, ETH Alumni Association

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Professor Detlef Günther
Vice President for Research, ETH Zurich

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Dr Paul Hälg
President of the Allocation Committee,
Chair of the Boards of Directors, Sika Group & Dätwyler

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Professor Thomas Jordan
Chairman of the Governing Board, SNB

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Dr Brice Koch
President & CEO, Hitachi Astemo, Ltd.

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Dr Hariolf Kottmann
Former Chair of the Board of Directors, Clariant International Ltd.

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Doris Leuthard
Former Federal Councillor

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Dr Jörg Müller-Ganz
President of the Investment Committee,
Chair of the Board of Directors, ZKB

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Dr Markus Neuhaus
Vice Chair, Barry Callebaut Group and Orior, Member of the Boards of Directors of the Baloise Group, Galenica and Jacobs Holding

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Tina Wüstemann
Partner, Head Private Clients, Bär & Karrer

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Dr Robert Perich
External Member, Vice President for Finance and Controlling, ETH Zurich

Team & Open Positions
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Janine Braun
Communications & Campaigns
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Theresia C. Büsser
Relationship Manager, Foundations
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Judith Desam
Assistant to the Managing Director
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Michael Domeisen
Partnerships, Member of the Management Board
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Franzisca Givotti
Marketing & Communications
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Elena Gravagno
Finance & Controlling
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Dr Markus Gut
Relationship Manager, Private Donors
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Isabelle Herold
Communications & Campaigns
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Alex Hochuli
Relationship Manager, International/Companies, Member of the Management Board
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Kristina Milkovic
Graphic Designer
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Andrea Christiane Müller
Relationship Manager, Germany
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Kristina Milkovic
CRM-Manager
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Nina Neuhaus
Legacies, Subfoundations
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Dr Barbara Orelli Guainazzi
Relationship Manager, Partnerships International
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Lena Serck-Hanssen
Scientific Writer
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Remo Spühler
Finance & Services
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Julija Stojanova
Events
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Dr Donald Tillman
Managing Director
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Isabelle Vloemans
Editorial Projects
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Andrea Zeller
Editorial Projects
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Annual Report

Annual reports going back further are available for download here or can be sent on request.

Sustainability

Sustainable Investments

The ETH Zurich Foundation attaches great importance to sustainable investments and includes sustainability in its investment strategy according to currently valid ESG criteria (Environmental, Social, Governance). Whenever possible, the Foundation invests in sustainable investment solutions and strives to maximise their portfolio share.

Taxes & Legal Information

Organisation and Financing

The members of the ETH Zurich Foundation Board kindly offer their services on a voluntary basis. Operations are financed by capital gains made from the total assets under management. Should a poor fiscal year lead to insufficient revenue to cover the costs, the fund capital can be used proportionally. The assignments of financial resources are all reported.

Tax deduction

Donations to the ETH Zurich Foundation are tax deductible. All donors automatically receive a donation receipt.

Asset Management

Professional asset management is ensured with binding investment directives. The Foundation’s Investment Committee pays particular attention to following a risk-conscious and sustainable investment strategy.

Auditors

Auditing is carried out in compliance with Swiss GAAP FER regulations by PricewaterhouseCoopers AG, Zurich.

Bank details

Gifts in Swiss Francs

Name of bank to wire funds: Credit Suisse AG, 8070 Zürich
IBAN: CH87 0483 5027 0482 3100 0
BIC-SWIFT: CRESCHZZ80A

 

Gifts in Euro in Euro

E-banking within the European Union are free of charge if you choose the “Sepa” transfer option.

Name of bank to wire funds: Credit Suisse AG, 8070 Zürich
IBAN: CH47 0483 5027 0482 3201 1
BIC-SWIFT: CRESCHZZ80A

Gifts in US-Dollar

Name of bank to wire funds: Credit Suisse AG, 8070 Zürich
IBAN: CH90 0483 5027 0482 3201 3
BIC-SWIFT: CRESCHZZ80A

Gifts from Germany 

Donors from Germany can support ETH Zurich tax-exempt through the ETH Zurich Foundation Deutschland.

Address

ETH Zürich Foundation Deutschland
Mainzer Landstrasse 36
60325 Frankfurt
Deutschland

Bank details

Bank: Commerzbank AG, Niederlassung Frankfurt Nord, 60261 Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland
IBAN: DE22 5004 0000 0332 4431 00
BIC-SWIFT: COBADEFFXXX

Gifts from the US

Donors from the US can support ETH Zurich tax-exempt through the ETH Zurich Foundation USA.