- Managing Director
Olivia Höhener studied History, English and Media Studies in Basel and completed a CAS in Research Management. She worked for the Mercator Foundation Switzerland for eleven years, where she managed the Mercator College for International Affairs and was responsible for science communication, dialogue between science and society, participatory research and international exchange. Her areas of expertise are science communication, participatory research, youth development, international exchange and impact-oriented project planning. She joined our team in March 2021 and is as Managing Director responsible for the further development of Citizen Science Zurich and its activities, for leading the Managing Office and coordinating the awarding of grants. She is committed to science with and for society and wants to contribute to the emergence of new forms and formats of collaboration that benefit both sides.