SwissCollNet s’engage à améliorer l'accessibilité de ses collections. Une vision commune et une stratégie à long terme favoriseront l'utilisation des collections d'histoire naturelle pour la recherche, l'enseignement et la société.

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Steering Board


The Steering Board (SB) is in charge of overall strategic steering of SwissCollNet and takes several responsibilities such as allocating funds to projects that serve the goals of SwissCollNet, connecting with the international initiatives, engaging in a dialogue with the political and administrative bodies at the national and cantonal levels, as well as ensuring the sustainability and development of SwissCollNet achievements after 2024.


  • Professor at the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research, WSL
  • Director of the Natural History Museum Fribourg
  • Co-president of musnatcoll, and board member of the Swiss Museums Associatio
  • President of Academia Raetica
  • Former Director of the Natur-Museum Luzern
  • Professor emeritus at the University of Zürich
  • Former delegate of the Executive Board of the University of Zürich for the project “Museums and Collections”
  • Professor at the University of Neuchâtel
  • Former director of the Muséum d'histoire naturelle de Neuchâtel
  • Director of Info Flora
  • Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel
  • Head of group, University of Bern
  • Professor at the University of Zürich
  • Member of the Executive Board of the SCNAT
  • Research Officer at the Natural History Museum of Geneva
  • President of the Board of Experts