Our team

Based at the Department of Geography of the University of Zurich and the Department of Geosciences of the University of Fribourg (Switzerland), we are a multi-disciplinary team of geographers, climate scientists and social scientists. We bring experience and expertise in climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction, climate policy advice and capacity building.

Alina Motschmann

PhD student

Andreas Linsbauer

Senior scientist

Christian Huggel

Head of UZH team

Fabian Drenkhan

Research associate

Graham McDowell

Postdoctoral Fellow

Holger Frey

Senior scientist

Laura Niggli

Research associate

Luis Vicuña

Academic associate

Nadia Castro

Postdoc

Nadine Salzmann

Head of UNIFR team

Randy Muñoz

PhD student

Raphael Neukom

Academic associate

Saeid Ashraf Vaghefi

Academic associate

Samuel Nussbaumer

Senior scientist

Simon Allen

Academic associate

Veruska Muccione

Senior scientist

Affiliated researchers

Boris Orlowsky

Affiliated researcher

Christine Jurt

Affiliated researcher

Jan Baiker

Affiliated researcher

Muhammad Azmat

Affiliated researcher