Education:

Economic studies at the University of Zurich (1991); dissertation at the Institute for Empirical Research in Economics (Prof Heidi Schelbert) on the topic of “Monetary valuation of unpaid household work”(1996).

Professional experience:

Member of the investment commission of the Zürcher Kantonalbank pension fund and chair of the real estate committee (since 2006); Lecturer in real estate and urban economics at ETH Zurich (DARCH) (since 2005); Head of the financial engineering economics unit at Zürcher Kantonalbank (2002- 2008); work in economics and risk controlling at Zürcher Kantonalbank (1998 – 2001); Senior assistant at the Institute of Economic Research at ETH Zurich (1997); Research assistant at the Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich (1991 – 1996).