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Egger Urs
Dr. sc. techn., Dipl. Ing-Agr. ETH


Lecturer in Value Chains and Markets


Abteilung Masterstudien

Curriculum vitae

Academic Education

1989-1995Doctorate and Habilitation at the Institute for Agricultural Economics ETH Zurich
1981-1986Studies of Economics and History at University of Zurich (no title)
1975 -1979Studies of Agricultural Economics at ETH Zurich (Dipl. Ing. Agr.)


Professional Experience

Since 2012Professor for Value Chain Management at HAFL
Since 2011Consultant at H+U Egger Consulting Ltd.
1995 – 2011CEO of Swisscontact, The Swiss Foundation for Technical Cooperation with focus on private sector development
1980 – 2012Teaching at ETH Zurich
1981 – 1995Assistant and Senior Assistant at the Institute for Agricultural Economics ETH Zurich


Other Activities

  • Since 2009 Member of the Board of Trustees of myclimate (zurich)
  • Since 2006 Member of Parliament in the City of Zurich
  • Since 2005 Co-owner of a micro-brewery in Zurich
  • 1999 - 2013 Member of the expert team of the Swiss Start-up Fund on behalf of SECO



Team International agriculture – Access to markets and value chains


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