Ulrich Jakob Looser
Ulrich Jakob Looser earned a Master's degree in physics at ETH Zurich and in economics at the University of St. Gallen.
After gaining experience in IT at the company Bruker-Spectrospin in Fällanden, Ulrich Jakob Looser was partner at McKinsey & Company Ltd. and took on various management roles at Accenture Ltd., including the position of chairman at Accenture Switzerland. Today, Mr. Looser is partner at Berg, Looser, Rauber & Partners AG (BLR & Partners AG).
Ulrich Jakob Looser also holds several mandates in governing councils (for example, at Straumann) and is board member at economiesuisse, where as of 2012 he will preside over the commission for education and research. Mr. Looser also heads the chapter «Doing Business in the US» at the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce and, as chairman of the Finance Commission, is a member of the Swiss Study Foundation's council. Moreover, he was a member of the industrial panel at the Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI) until 2006.