Executive Board

Philippe Richard, Director

Philippe Richard

Dr. ès sc. (Ph.D.) Physicist, M.B.A. (1965)

Career

since 2016 Director of the Federal Institute of Metrology METAS 
2013  Deputy Director of the Federal Institute of Metrology METAS 
2012 Deputy Director of the Federal Office of Metrology METAS 
2007–2011 Vice-Director at METAS 
2002–2006 Section Head at METAS 
2000–2002 Deputy Section Head and Laboratory Manager at METAS 
1997–2002 Laboratory Manager METAS 
1991–1996 Assistant and postgradute student at the Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL

Education

2011 EMBA, Management and Corporate Finance, HEC Lausanne, University of Lausanne
1996 Dr. ès sc. (Ph.D.) Physicist, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL
1991 Physical engineer EPFL 

International commitments

since 2015 Member of the International Committee of Weights and Measures (CIPM)
since 2012 President of the Consultative Committee for Mass and Related Quantities (CCM), Organization of the Metre Convention (International Bureau of Weights and Measures BIPM)
since 2012 President of the working group Strategy of the CCM
2011–2015 Official representative of the International Organisation of Legal Metrology (OIML) as part of the consultative committee for units (CCU, BIPM)
2010–2015 Member of the Presidential Council of the OIML
2007–2015 Swiss delegate to the International Committee of Legal Metrology and to the International Conference of Legal Metrology (CIML)
2006–2013 Chair of the Working Group on the Changes to the International System of Units by the CCM (BIPM)
2005–2013 Chair of the CCM Working Group on Mass Standards (BIPM)
2007–2011 Swiss delegate to the CCU (BIPM)
1999–2007 Swiss delegate to the CCM (BIPM) and for the European Association of National Metrology Institutes (EURAMET)

Further information

Publications and papers

Gregor Dudle, Deputy Director

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Dr. ès sc. (Ph.D) Physicist, M.B.A. (1965)

Career

since 2013 Deputy Director of the Federal Institute of Metrology METAS 
2012 Vice-Director of the Federal Office of Metrology METAS 
2009–2011 Section Head Legal Metrology at METAS 
2008–2009 Senior Project Manager/Head of Development, Contrinex SA, Givisiez 
1997–2007 Head of the Time and Frequency Laboratory at METAS 
1996–1997 Post-Doc at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), Teddington (UK) 
1991–1996 Doctoral thesis at Neuchâtel Observatory

Education

2011 EMBA, Management and Corporate Finance, HEC Lausanne, University of Lausanne
1996 Dr. ès sc. (Ph.D.) University of Neuchâtel
1991 Physical engineer, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL

International Commitments

since 2017 Chairperson of the European Cooperation in Legal Metrology (WELMEC)
since 2015 Chairperson’s Group of WELMEC, the European Cooperation in legal metrology
2010-2017 Member of the WELMEC Committee
2016-2017
Official representative of the International Organisation of Legal Metrology (OIML) as part of the consultative committee for units (CCU, BIPM)
2015-2017
Swiss delegate to the International Committee of Legal Metrology and to the International Conference of Legal Metrology (CIML)

Further information

Publications and papers

Bobjoseph Mathew, Head of Legal Metrology Division and Member of Executive board

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Dr.iur. (1973)

Career

since 2018 Vice-Director of the Federal Institute of Metrology METAS
2017

Head of Legal Metrology Division at METAS, Member of Executive board

2015–2016

Director Wholesale, MVNO & 3rd Party, Salt, Lausanne

2007–2014

Director Wholesale, Orange, Lausanne

2006–2007

International Roaming Manager, Orange, Lausanne

2003–2006

Senior Regulatory Specialist, Orange, Lausanne

2001–2003

Management Consultant, Deloitte Consulting, Zurich

2000

Project Manager mCommerce, Minick, Zurich

1998–1999

Assistant at the University of Fribourg

Education

2001

Dr.iur., University of Berne

2000

Diploma in information systems (IT-Mediator), University of Fribourg

1998

Lic.iur., University of Fribourg

International Commitments

since 2017 Member of the WELMEC Committee
since 2017
Swiss delegate to the International Committee of Legal Metrology and to the International Conference of Legal Metrology (CIML)

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