Prof. Dr. Olaf Kübler
Professor emeritus for Image Science, Vice President of Research (1996-1997) and President of ETH Zürich (1997-2005). President of Society in Science – The Branco Weiss Fellowship (2006-2010) and Member of the Board of Directors of Robert Bosch AG (2007-2016). Member of the German Council of Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat).
Dr. Matthias Oertle
Partner and Managing Partner (2001-2010) of Lenz & Staehelin, Switzerland’s largest law firm. Head of the Employment and Pensions practice group, expert in corporate law and corporate finance and private client advisor.
Prof. Dr. Jan Philipp Reemtsma
German literary scholar, essayist, political publicist, and professor of German literature at the University of Hamburg (since 1996). Inaugurator and board member of the Arno Schmidt Foundation, founder and board member of the Hamburg Institute for Social Research (HIS) and the Hamburg Foundation for the Advancement of Science and Culture. Member of the German Council of Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat) (2014-2016).
Dr. Eberhard Zangger (President)
Geoarchaeologist, corporate communications consultant and publicist. Author, among other books, of The Future of the Past – Archaeology in the 21st Century (Weidenfeld & Nicolsen, London 2001) and The Luwian Civilization – The Missing Link in the Aegean Bronze Age (Ege Yayıncılık, Istanbul 2016). Founder, owner and managing director of science communications GmbH (since 2002).
Student of History at the University of Zurich with the BSc-thesis topic “Europe’s search for identity based on the events at Troy”.
Dr. Rita Gautschy
Archaeologist and astronomer at the Institute of Egyptology in the Department of Archaeology at the University of Basel.
Student of Cartography and Geomedia at Munich University and an intern at the ETH Zurich (2014). Co-author in publications using geographical information systems.
Studies in Classical Archaeology at the University of Selçuk in Turkey and Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, as well as doctoral thesis on the identity of the cities of Asia Minor in the Roman Empire at the University of Zurich.
Design and illustrations
Graphic designer with a BA in Visual Communication from Zurich University of the Arts. Working with science communications GmbH since 2015.
Co-owner of Oculus Illustration GmbH in Zurich, licensed scientific illustrator. Part-time employment at the Regional Archeology Bureau of Canton Zurich as a scientific illustrator (1995-2009).
Studio owner Guido Köhler & Co., Binningen near Basel, licensed scientific illustrator. Since 1999 lecturer for Scientific Visualization (VSV) at the Zurich University of the Arts, ZHdK, Department of Design.
Co-owner of Oculus Illustration GmbH in Zurich, licensed scientific illustrator. Part-time employment at the Regional Archeology Bureau of Canton Zurich as a scientific illustrator (since 1995).
Archaeological illustrator based in Cornwall (England), with thirty years international experience in paint and digital media; currently specializing in reconstruction paintings of Bronze Age frescoes.
MSc in international relations at the University of St. Gallen¸ licensed as an officially certified Swiss Copy Editor. From 2003 to 2015 consultant at science communications GmbH in Zurich.
Study of history, film studies and journalism at the University of Zurich. Nine years of experience as a journalist for technical subjects. Since 2009 consultant at science communications GmbH in Zurich.