Who we are

Our Team

The team of GEO Partner consists of long-term and younger employees of diverse fields. Interdisciplinarity is our strength. We constantly continue our education. Occasionally our team is completed by trainees.

Patrick Plüss

Managing Director and Partner

MSc ETH, environmental engineer

Fields of Activity

  • Waste + Resources
  • Construction + Environment

Professional Career

1996 – 1997 Scientific collaborator at EAWAG aquatic research, Dübendorf

1998 – 2014 Business unit manager Environment at Sieber Cassina + Partner AG, Zurich; waste management, planning and development of landfills, environmental sustainability, noise protection

With GEO Partner AG since 2014

Contact

+41 44 311 27 28
+41 76 324 30 46
pluess@geopartner.ch

Regula Winzeler

Managing Director and Partner

MSc, biologist, University of Basel, Executive Master of Environmental Technology and Management, Executive Master of Energy Engineering, Certificate ETH in Applied Earth Sciences, systemic solution-oriented coach CAS

Fields of Activity

  • Waste + Resources
  • Ecology + Water
  • Wood + Forest
  • Construction + Environment

Professional Career

1989 – 1990 Scientific assistant at Institute of Botany of the University of Basel

1991 – 1993 Scientific collaborator at Ökoskop (nature and landscape conservation)

2004 – 2005 Mandate at the technical office for waste management, office for the environment, canton of Solothurn

Since 2018 Official expert on nature conservation for the commission treating appeals against orders concerning construction projects of the canton Basel-Stadt

With GEO Partner AG since 1994

Contact

+41 61 683 20 24
winzeler@geopartner.ch

Ruedi Taverna

Project Manager

MSc ETH, rural engineer

Fields of Activity

  • Waste + Resources
  • Wood + Forest
  • Ecology + Water

Professional Career

1992 – 1994 Scientific collaborator at the soil protection unit, canton of Zurich

1995 Associate with Meier und Partner AG, Weinfelden (waste management)

With GEO Partner AG since 1995

Contact

+41 44 311 27 28
taverna@geopartner.ch

Katrin Rudmann

Scientific Collaborator

MSc, biologist, University of Basel, Dr. phil. nat.

Fields of Activity

  • Ecology + Water
  • Waste + Resources

Professional Career

2002 – 2005 PhD student at Institute of Botany of the University of Basel and Institute for Environmental Sciences of the University of Zürich

2006 – 2007 Scientific collaborator at synthesis project of National Research Programme 48 at Institute of Botany of the University of Basel

2008 – 2015 Scientific coordinator at Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment

With GEO Partner AG since 2015

Contact

+41 61 683 20 24
rudmann@geopartner.ch

Daniel Fischlewitz

Project Manager

MSc Geography, CAS soil mapping

Fields of Activity

  • Construction + Environment

Professional Career

2011 – 2012 Scientific collaborator at the Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN; Civil service)

2012 – 2019 Project manager at CSD engineers, Zürich

With GEO Partner AG since 2019

Contact

+41 44 311 27 28
fischlewitz@geopartner.ch

Andreas Wicki

Scientific Collaborator

MSc Geosciences, Dr. phil. nat.

Fields of Activity

  • Construction + Environment
  • Waste + Resources

Professional Career

2012 – 2015 Academic associate and maintainer of measuring stations at inNET Monitoring AG

2015 – 2018 PhD student and lecturer at the research group meteorology, climatology and remote sensing at the University of Basel

With GEO Partner AG since 2019

Contact

+41 61 683 20 24
wicki@geopartner.ch

Regula Rüegg

Project Manager

MSc ETH Environmental Sciences, specialist in asbestos abatement, diagnostician in building pollutants

Fields of Activity

  • Construction + Environment
  • Waste + Resources

Professional Career

2009 Scientific collaborator, AWEL Zürich

2010-2011  Scientific collaborator, GEO Partner AG

2013-2019 Technical specialist in building pollutants, ETH Zürich

With GEO Partner AG since 2020

Contact

+41 44 311 27 28
rueegg@geopartner.ch