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Dr. Urs Leemann

Current Position:

  • Member of Directorate
  • Head of Department "Corporate Services"

Binding of interest:

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors Raiffeisenbank Limmat
  • Member of the Board of the Cleantech Hub Dietikon

Curriculum Vitae:

  • Professional Carreer:
    • 2012 – present Empa, Member of Board Directors/Head of Department "Corporate Services"
    • 2001-2012 University of Zurich, Faculty of Law, Head of Teaching, Organization, and Information Technology
    • 1997-2001 AKAD Zurich - Institut Minerva, Zurich - EB Zurich, lecturer, course manager
    • 1992-1996 Co-owner Startup, Eurotec AG/Europhone AG, Technopark Zurich and Spreitenbach
    • 1989-1992 Taco Armaturen AG, Urdorf, staff test laboratory
    • 1985-1989 Madag AG, Dietikon, apprenticeship and work activity as toolmaker


  • Education:
    • 2009-2011 Malik MZSG, Master of Management
    • 2004-2006 University of Lucerne, Doctorate Dr. iur.
    • 1996-2001 University of St. Gallen HSG, studies lic. iur. HSG
    • 1992-1996 AKAD Zurich, Matura type economics
    • 1991-1992 Engineering school Winterthur HTL, study of mechanical engineering
    • 1985-1989 Professional school Dietikon, apprenticeship Eidg. dipl. toolmaker