Patrik Buholzer

Patrik uses his sound scientific and economic background as well as his broad international experience to find solutions to challenges in the field of animal health and food safety. His strength is to involve all stakeholders in his projects, taking into account their different needs and capabilities. Patrik joined SAFOSO in August 2019 as Director.  

Patrik studied biochemistry and organic chemistry at the University of Applied Science, Zurich and holds an executive MBA from the University St. Gallen.

He has more than 15 years of experience in the field of production-animal diseases. Working for multiple international diagnostics companies has helped him gain profound knowledge of veterinary diagnostics and its application in different settings. During his career he successfully managed numerous projects with partners from private industry, government and institutions from all over the world.