Board of Directors

Gian-Luigi Berini, Chairman
Gian-Luigi successfully started and sold a technology based start-up company, active in the Life Science Industry. In addition, he is member of the board of various start-ups and of FONGIT, Geneva’s hi-tech business incubator. Gian-Luigi spent more than 10 years as line- and general manager in multinational companies and has been an entrepreneur for more than 8 years. Gian-Luigi holds a degree in economy and marketing (Zurich, Bern), his expertise is in the field of Sales & Marketing, Organization and General Management. In 2011 he founded More Than A Drop, a not for profit Foundation.

Pierre Strübin, Vice-Chairman
Pierre worked 13 years at ABB Sécheron after graduating in electrical engineering (EPFL, 1975). He developed and commissioned, primarily abroad, equipment for rail transportation systems, undergrounds and trolleybuses while progressively taking on responsibility for the technical area. In 1988, he joined the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) – it publishes consensus-based International Standards and manages conformity assessment systems for electrotechnology – where he eventually functioned as Deputy Technical Director. He concurrently obtained a Masters in Finance and a MBA with a specialisation in management. In 1994, Pierre joined LEM, the world leader in current and voltage sensors, where he was Managing Director for the Components Division. In 2000, he joined FONGIT, a Geneva based high-tech business incubator and is currently Managing Director. Pierre is currently member of more than 10 boards of directors, and the founder and majority shareholder of two profitable companies.