CVS, Training, Competences and Professional Experience

Heinz Schmid

Dipl. Ing. ETH
Master of Advanced Studies ETH/BWI in Management,
Technology and Economics (MTEC)

  • 1975 - 1978 Commercial apprenticeship as air-freight forwarder, Zürich
  • 1979 - 1980 Commercial logistic agent, Goth, Chiasso
  • 1981 - 1985 Baccalaureate (Matura) in economy, AKAD, Zürich (working student)
  • 1981 - 1985 Working student: pool attendant, cook, commercial clerk
  • 1985 Marketing assistant to the director, Air Canada (temporary employment), Zürich
  • 1985 - 1990 Study of agronomy and diploma as teacher in agricultural schools, ETH Zürich
  • 1985 - 1990 Working student: Computer operator, teacher, consultant
  • 1991 - 1992 Agronomist, Federal Reseach Station for Agonomy, Zürich
  • 1992 - 1999 CEO Int. Seed Testing Association Zurich, Zürich
  • 1993 - 1995 Extra occupational training as Quality Manager, Auditor
  • 2000 - 2004 Freelance consultant and auditor, worldwide
  • 2000 - 2004 Extra occupational training in Environmental management systems and hazardous goods
  • 2004 - 2006 CEO SVIAL and LMZ (Agricultural Teaching Material), Bern
  • 2007 - 2008 Project manager Climate fund FIBL, Frick
  • 2007 - 2009 Extra occupational study MAS MTEC (MBA of the ETH), Zürich
  • 2009 - 2012 CEO Climatop, Zürich
  • 2012 Independent consultant (Schäffer Schmid Partner GmbH)

Core Competences
Strategy and organisational development, business management and administration, sustainability, process- quality- and environmental systems management, organisational health and safety, hazardous goods, audits, marketing and communication, information- and document management, management of SME, international organisations, management of not-for-profit organisations, self management, communication and stress prevention.

Professional experience
Management of SME and not-for-profit associations, management of international organisation, consulting and project experience in Asia, Latin America, Africa and Europe, media and communication experience, introduction of quality management- environmental -and work-safety systems, project management, practical experience in research, service industry (trade, Bank-IT, Tourism/Hotel, Restaurant Industry, booktrading, transport, airfreight, schools/teaching books, agriculture, seed industry, course and teaching experience, turn-around and start-up experience, auditor and QM consultant, climate protection and sustainability as well as the application of life cycle assessments.

German, English, French, Spanish, Italian

Dr. med. E. Renate Schäffer

Dr. med. Childrens and Adolesence Psychiatrist and
Psychotherapeut FMH; Paediatrist FMH

After an apprenticeship as nurse, 1972 – 1979 study of medicine and specialisation on paediatrics, assistant and senior physician in Germany. 1991 – 1995 senior physician at the children’s hospital St. Gallen, Intensive medicine. 1995 – 1999 further training as psychiatrist for children and adolescent FMH. Various position as senior physician. 2003 – 2005 assistant professor at the college fortherapeutic pedagogy, 2005 – 2011 head physician KJPD Winterthur (Children’s and Adolescent Psychiatrists Service). Beginning July 2011 independent medical doctor for children and adolescence psychiatry.

Core Competences
Psychiatric diagnostic, consulting therapy, stressprevention, communication training, personal development, self-awareness, burn-out prevention, conflict management, team development, motivational work, leadership coaching

German, English