Ulrich Sperling

Ulrich is responsible for the Finance, Operations, Legal and Marketing portfolios as member of the Executive Board and the Board of Directors. He joined SAFOSO in 2005. With his work, Ulrich ensures business continuity, enabling optimal focus on clients.

He has a passion for defining the consistent and recognizable appearance of SAFOSO that fits the company’s values and services. This passion for typography and graphic design also stems from his work as freelance graphic and web designer, from which SAFOSO also profits. 

Ulrich holds a Master in biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology from the ETH Zurich, and received a Ph.D. in plant biochemistry and biophysics from the ETH Zurich in 1998. When asked how his thesis topic connects with the rest of his career, Ulrich replies with a wink that photosynthesis can be considered the very beginning of the food chain.

After obtaining his Ph.D., Ulrich started to work for a top-tier global management consulting firm. His specialties were business building strategy and the financial industry. From 2001 until 2005 he was Head of Product Management in an internationally-active animal-health diagnostics company.