François AnexLaetitia BrossinSylvain DubeyKarim GhaliSaskia GodatJoaquim GolayNicole GraberMiklós IrmayAleksandra RnjakovicJohan SchürchAlain StuberCassien Vietti-Violi

François Anex

1986
Graduate environmental engineer EPFL, pedological construction supervisor BGS
Co-owner, Member of the Executive Board, Project manager

Education
Studied environmental sciences at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne EPFL, mastering in natural water, soil and ecosystems engineering. Diploma thesis on selecting suitable areas for forest nature reserves using multi-criteria decision analysis.

Professional emphases
Mapping, concepts for uses of nature and landscape sites, forestry planning, forest biodiversity, environmental impact assessment, environmental supervision, soil studies and monitoring (BGS).

Tel: 021 963 64 48
E-Mail: anex@hw-romandie.ch

Projects of François Anex


Laetitia Brossin

1991
Environmental specialist
Scientific collaborator

Education
Studied environmental sciences and geomatics at the University of Geneva. Master's work on the effects of compaction on forest soils in the Canton of Geneva.

Professional emphases
Environmental impact assessment, environmental supervision.

Tel: 021 963 64 48
E-Mail: brossin@hw-romandie.ch


Sylvain Dubey

1978
Privatdozent, Dr. phil. nat., graduate biologist
Co-Owner, Member of the Executive Board, Project manager

Education
Studied biology and wrote his doctoral thesis on the systematics and phylogeography of shrews Soricidae at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. Postdoctoral research on the ecology, evolution and conservation of various Australian amphibian and reptile species, conducted at the University of Sydney, Australia. Group leader (SNSF Ambizione assistant professor) in charge of a study on the evolution of coloring in reptiles at the Department of Ecology and Evolution of the University of Lausanne.

Professional emphases
Amphibian and reptile conservation, effectiveness monitoring, genetic analyses.

Further activities
Privatdozent at the University of Lausanne. Regional representative of the karch Swiss Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Program for the canton of Waadt, in charge of reptiles. Head of research at Agrosustain SA.

Tel: 021 963 64 58
E-Mail: dubey@hw-romandie.ch

Projects of Sylvain Dubey


Karim Ghali

1984

Graduate biologist
Resarcher

Education
Studied biology at the University of Lausanne in ecology, behavioral biology and conservation biology. Doctoral thesis (in progress) on the evolution of asexuality in insects at the University of Lausanne, in the Department of Ecology and Evolution.

Head of science and zoology at the Vivarium in Lausanne.

Professional emphases
Conservation of reptiles (capture, maintenance in captivity and establishment of protective measures). Mapping and management of natural and landscape values, in particular for Swiss regional parks (KBNL method).

Further acivities
Member of the committee of the GHAL (Herpetological and Arachnological Group of Lausanne)

Snow sports instructor with federal certificate.

Tel: 021 963 64 48
E-Mail: ghali@hw-romandie.ch


Saskia Godat

1966
Graduate biologist
Co-owner, Project manager

Education
Studied biology at the University of Lausanne. Diploma thesis on key factors of the species diversity of roadside slopes as substitute habitats for rare plants. Certificate in botany with final paper on the Antagnes dry grassland in the Chablais Vaudois region. Certificate in zoology with final paper on the ecological requirements of two indigenous bat species.

Professional emphases
Botanical mapping applying the method used for the Federal Inventory of Dry Grasslands, floristic surveys and expert opinions, surveying natural assets, habitat care plans and agreements, environmental impact assessment.

Further activities
Researcher at the Info Flora national data and information center for Switzerland’s flora.

Tel: 021 963 64 48
E-Mail: godat@hw-romandie.ch

Projects of Saskia Godat


Joaquim Golay

1989
Graduate biologist
Researcher

Education
Master in ecology, behavioral biology and conservation biology at the University of Lausanne. Diploma thesis on the population genetics of the Asp Viper Vipera aspis in the foothills of the Vaud Alps.

Professional emphases
Mapping, maintenance planning and conservation concepts for reptiles and amphibians, ecological construction supervision, environmental impact assessments, stream revitalization, ornithological monitoring.

Tel: 021 963 64 48
E-Mail: golay@hw-romandie.ch


Nicole Graber

1976
Landscape architect
Researcher

Education
Studied landscape architecture at the Lullier University of Applied Sciences.

Professional emphases
Landscape planning, landscape studies, graphical data processing, German-French translations, secretarial duties of the Natur und Wirtschaft Foundation for nature and the economy.

Tel: 021 963 64 48
E-Mail: graber@hw-romandie.ch


Miklós Irmay

1963
Graduate forest engineer ETH
Project manager

Education/Previous activities
Studied forest science at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich ETH. Diploma thesis on forestry policy. Was awarded the federal certificate of eligibility for senior forestry official positions based on his practical work at the cantonal forestry office of the canton of Zug and district forestry office 4 of the canton of Waadt. Researcher for the chair of forest management and forest growth at the ETH in Zürich and for the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL in Birmensdorf. Freelance forest engineer based in Panex, Ollon.

Professional emphases
Inner-company and inter-company forestry planning, forest biodiversity, forest management, expert opinions (tree clearing applications, forest determination procedures, forest valuations, etc.), execution of forest law, forestry aspects of interdisciplinary studies, administrative support for public forestry offices, forest inventories, GIS, remote sensing, natural hazards, regional planning.

Tel: 021 963 64 48
E-Mail: irmay@hw-romandie.ch

Projects of Miklós Irmay


Aleksandra Rnjakovic

1975

Commercial employee
Administrative assistant

Education/Previous activities
Commercial education. Qualified field ornithologist (ASPO/BirdLife & Nos Oiseaux).
Currently participating in a SANU course to obtain the federal certificate of "spécialiste de projet nature et environnement".
Secretary and assistant in a medical office. Conducted surveys for the Atlas of Breeding Birds of Switzerland and for the monitoring of common breeding birds and other voluntary work in relation to bird conservation.

Professional emphases
Organisational and secretarial work, ornithological surveys.

 

Tel: 021 963 64 48
E-Mail: rnjakovic@hw-romandie.ch


Johan Schürch

1987

Graduate biologist
Resarcher

Education
Master in ecology, behavioral biology and conservation biology at the University of Lausanne. Diploma thesis on the role of the colour polymorphism of the Asp Viper Vipera aspis in the foothills of the Vaud alps.

Professional emphases
Mapping, maintenance planning and conservation concepts for reptiles and amphibians, ecological construction supervision, statistic evaluations.

Further acivities
President of the GHAL (Herpetological and Arachnological Group of Lausanne)

Tel: 021 963 64 48
E-Mail: schuerch@hw-romandie.ch


Alain Stuber

1962
Graduate geographer
Director of the company, Co-owner, project manager

Education
Studied geography and geology at the University of Lausanne. Diploma thesis on the geomorphology, history and glacier dynamics of the Gemmi region. Licensed mountain guide.

Professional emphases
Environmental management, landscape science, implementing nature and landscape conservation measures (regional planning, tourism, regional policy, parks), implementation monitoring, EIA reports, geomorphology.

Tel: 021 963 64 48
E-Mail: stuber@hw-romandie.ch

Projects of Alain Stuber


Cassien Vietti-Violi

1981
Graduate environmental engineer EPFL
Co-owner, Project manager

Education
Studied environmental engineering at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland, master's degree in geomatics. Diploma thesis on the analysis of high-resolution LIDAR data for forestry use.

Professional emphases
Environmental impact assessment, environmental supervision, expert in the areas of air, noise, water, hydrology, hydraulics, cartography.

Tel: 021 963 64 48
E-Mail: vietti@hw-romandie.ch

Projects of Cassien Vietti-Violi