The Director, Professor Konrad Steffen, has overall responsibility for the WSL and is accountable to the ETH Board for the management of operations. This means that he makes decisions on planning, research, teaching and services at the WSL following consultation with the Management and the people concerned.
Konrad Steffen died in an accident in Greenland on 8 August 2020. The business is managed by his deputy, Christoph Hegg.
The position of Director of WSL and successor to Konrad Steffen is now open. To the post.
The Deputy Director, Dr Christoph Hegg, is Head of the Planning and Logistics division and represents the Director in his absence, as well as in the functions and responsibilities allocated to him by the Director. Together, the Director and Deputy Director form the Executive Board, which is responsible for the operational management of the WSL
The Management plans the strategic orientation of the WSL and supports the Director in managing the WSL. Apart from the Director and the Deputy Director, it includes the following members:
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