Reto Rigassi

Reto Rigassi

Managing Director, Partner

Key focus areas

  • Managing Director „Suisse Eole“, Association for the Promotion of Wind Energy in Switzerland
  • European Energy Award/Energiestadt Consultant (amongst others. Riehen, Basel, Baden))
  • Local Energy Planning and Concepts

Positions

  • Employee of ENCO AG since 2007, Partner since 2010
  • Project Leader Dr. Eicher + Pauli AG
  • Project Leader Jobst Willers Engineering AG, Rheinfelden
  • Graduate Electrical Engineer (Advanced Technical College) / Energy Engineer (Post Graduate Studies)
  • Chairman of the local Energy Commission, City of Rheinfelden
Anita Kühner

Anita Kühner

Member of the Executive Board, Partner

Key focus areas

  • Chief Financial Officer

Positions

  • Employee of ENCO AG since 1999, Partner since 2012
  • Completed Education Graduate Mental Coach
  • Secretary Practice Clinic Rennbahn, Muttenz
  • Operations Assistant Restaurant Sichternhof, Liestal
  • Commercial Apprenticeship Mifa AG, Frenkendorf
Maren Kornmann

Maren Kornmann

Member of the Executive Board, Partner

Key focus areas

  • Designated Co-Managing Director Executive Office Association Energiestadt
  • European Energy Award/Energiestadt Consultant, Auditor and International Auditor
  • Executive Office 2000-Watt-Site Certification in the program Swiss Energy
  • Board member of the European Association „European Energy Award“
  • International Development Cooperation for local energy and climate policy
  • Visiting Fellow at Bournemouth University, UK

Positions

  • Employee of ENCO AG since 2014, Partner since 2016
  • Project Leader, Brandes Energie AG, Zürich
  • Project Leader, B& S.U mbH Cologne and Berlin
  • Graduate in Architecture and Urban Planning
Stefanie Huber

Stefanie Huber

Project Leader, Partner

Key focus areas

  • Designated Co-Managing Director Executive Office Association Energiestadt (from 2016)
  • European Energy Award/Energiestadt Consultant
  • Co-Operating Agent IEA Wind Task 28 on “Social Acceptance of Wind Energy Projects”

Positions

  • Employee of ENCO AG since 2009, Partner since 2012
  • Junior Energy Consultant in the Electrical Industry field, Zürich
  • Freelance Employee at the ConceptCom Neugebauer
  • Graduate in Environmental Sciences ETH (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology)
  • Municipal Councillor
Benjamin Szemkus

Benjamin Szemkus

Project Leader

Key focus areas

  • Suisse-Eole, Swiss Association for wind energy
  • Project Leader Smart City Switzerland

Positions

  • Employee of ENCO AG since 2013
  • Research Assistant and Leader of the Central Services of Carbotech AG, Basel
  • Environmental Officer and other Function at the Trade association Basel City, Basel
  • Member of the Project Leadership sun21 – energy & resources, Basel
  • Mediator German Federal Mediation Association
    Natural Scientist lic.phil.nat. (licentiate) and Environmental Engineer (Post Graduate Studies), Bernese Teaching Certificate
  • Chairperson of Basel City Energy Commission
Thomas Fink

Thomas Fink

Project Leader

Key focus areas

  • European Energy Award/Energiestadt Consultant
  • Assessment of Energy Management for Buildings
  • Project Asisstance Executive Office Association Energiestadt and 2000-Watt-Site

Positions

  • Employee of ENCO AG since 2012
  • Internship at Energie Zukunft Schweiz, Basel
  • Environmental Engineer (B.Sc.), Consolidation in renewable raw materials and renewable energy
  • Apprenticeship as Automation Engineer at Rauscher+Stöcklin, Sissach
Caroline Huwiler

Caroline Huwiler

Project Leader

Key focus areas

  • Energy and Climate Policy at National and City-Levels; Local Governance
  • Low Carbon/ Climate Resilient Urban Planning & Management; European/ MENA Energy Award
  • International Development Cooperation and Poverty Alleviation
  • Sustainable Investment Promotion; Small Enterprise Development; Regulatory Reform; Project Enabling and Finance; Public-Private Partnerships; and Energy Performance Contracting

Positions

  • Project Manager at ENCO AG since 2015
  • Managing Director at the Institute for Development, Environment and Energy (IDE-E) since 2009
  • Project Manager at Development Alternatives Inc. (DAI), Sustainable Energy Investment Promotion, Morocco (USAID sponsored program)
  • President & Cofounder of ecotransparence/ arabejas for Fair Trade

Dorin Heid

Project Assistant

Key focus areas

  • International and national project work in the field of renewable energy and climate policy
  • International development cooperation and private sector development

Positions

  • Employee of ENCO AG since 2017
  • Trainee at the Swiss Embassy, Cameroon
  • Intern at the International Trade Centre (UNO/WTO)
  • MSc in Business and Development Studies and BA in Economics
Philippe Baumann

Philippe Baumann

Project assistant

Key focus areas

  • Project Asisstance to the Executive Office Association Energiestadt

Positions

  • Employee of ENCO AG since 2016
  • Employee of ElCom (Swiss Federal Electricity Commission), Bern
  • Employee energy trading at ewz, Zürich
  • Graduate Electrical Engineer (Advanced Technical College) and Master of Law
  • Apprenticeship as Automation Engineer at Novartis, Basel

Yvonne Bopp

Project assistant

Key focus areas

  • Assistence for the management board and product management
  • Collaboration in projects on municipal and national energy policy

Positions

  • Employee of ENCO AG since 2017
  • College teacher for biology, Wetzikon
  • Teaching diploma for colleges and Master of Advanced Studies in Secondary and Higher Education, PH Thurgau
  • Project leader at Brandes Energie AG, Zurich
  • Master of Science in Biologie, ETH Zürich
Nadia Sileo

Nadia Sileo

Commercial Employee

Key focus areas

  • Head of the Secretariat for the Association Energiestadt
  • Case processing

Positions

  • Employee of ENCO AG since 2014
  • Import assistant at Clariant International AG, Muttenz
  • Commercial apprenticeship and Consumer representative at Vitra International AG, Birsfelden

Dana Schweizer

Commercial Employee

Key focus areas

  • Secretariat ENCO SA
  • Administration Association Energiestadt

Positions

  • Employee of ENCO AG since 2017
  • Intership for the swiss transport company (SBB), Basel
  • Diploma holder of school for economy, Reinach BL
Nicole Brodbeck

Nicole Brodbeck

Commercial Employee

Key focus areas

  • Administration Suisse Eole
  • Administration Smart Cities

Positions

  • Employee of ENCO AG since 2016
  • Administrative empoyee at Blaues Kreuz of both cantons Basel, Liestal
  • Course director and person responsible for apprentices at Kiebitz, Basel
  • Project Leader and person responsible for application at Baloise Insurances Ltd., Basel
  • High school teacher for french and italian, Liestal
Robert Horbaty

Robert Horbaty

Founder Retired

Key focus areas

Positions

  • Development of the Swiss Association « Swiss Eole » for the promotion of wind energy
  • Development of certfication systems for local energy policy: management system Energiestadt/European Energy Award
  • Employee Ökozentrum Langenbruck, 1984-1992
  • City councillor, city of Langenbruck
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