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Emile de Rijk, PhD - CEO

Emile is a co-founder of SWISSto12 and co-inventor of the innovative technologies behind the company’s products. As a passionate entrepreneur in the field of additive manufacturing and RF technologies, he serves as CEO of the company.
Emile obtained a PhD in Physics at the Institute of Condensed Matter Physics (ICMP) of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), in Lausanne, Switzerland. His research focused on the development of novel waveguide and antenna technologies for millimeter-wave and Terahertz signals applied to Nuclear Magnetic Resonance applications. He also worked on developing new experimental techniques to characterise the interactions of materials with millimeter-wave and Terahertz signals.
Emile obtained his BSc in Physics at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) and his MSc in Physics at the University of Amsterdam.
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Nadia Rossi - CFO

Responsible for the company's administrative and financial management including corporate accounting and reporting, contract and budget management.
Before joining SWISSto12, Nadia worked as Financial Manager at the
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), in Lausanne, more specifically at the Center for Research in Plasma Physics (CRPP). She has been responsible for the full financial and operational aspects of large international contracts such as EURATOM-SUISSE. Nadia's expertise includes team leading, project management, and a full knowledge of the various financial tools and procedures used in smaller size companies as well as in multinational structures.
Before joining EPFL, Nadia worked as Financial Assistant in various banks including UBS in Switzerland and in the United States, and as Accountant in industry. 
Nadia obtained her Certificate in Project Management from the International Project Management Association in 2007 and her "All Round" Diploma of Banking Generalist from UBS and the Swiss Banking Association in 1998.