Mobility’s board of directors and executive board

The Board of Directors of the Mobility Cooperative

Markus Mahler


Master of Advances Studies in Coaching, FHNW
Marketing Management fed. dipl.

Current mandates

since 2019
Founder and Member of the Board of Directors Preventica SA

since 2019
Partner Klapp GmbH

since 2019
Investor and Advisor Innovation 6

since 2018
Member of the Board of Directors Competec Holding AG (BRACK.CH)

since 2017
Member of the Board of Directors Bank Leerau Cooperative

since 2016
Member of the Board of Directors ALESA AG

since 2011
Chairman of the Board of Directors Mahler & Co. SA


2012 â€“ 2018

2015 – 2018
CEO Alltron SA

2009 – 2012
Head of Corporate Development Competec Holding AG

2003 – 2007
CEO Eichberg Bio SA

2001 – 2003
Founder and CEO Bio Plus AG

1994 – 2000
Head of Marketing and Sales Eichberg AG

1988 – 1994
Real Estate Management Realit Treuhand

Rolf Georg Schmid


University of St. Gallen, Master of Economics (lic. oec. HSG)

Current mandates

since 2019
Chairman of the Board of Directors iNovitas AG

since 2018
Member of the Board of Directors of Fenix Outdoor International AG

Since 2017
Member of the Board of Directors, Mobiliar Insurance Career

In his main occupation as a professional board of directors member, Rolf Schmid serves on other boards of directors in addition to the above mandates.


Since 2017
Managing Director and owner, RS Mandate AG (Board-, Advisory- &Management Mandates)

1996 - 2016
CEO Mammut Sports Group and member of the Group Executive Board conzetta AG

1991 - 1995
Managing Director and Delegate of the Board of Directors, Corona Holidays

1989 - 1990
Deputy Director, CFC Management Consulting AG. Oversight of miscellaneous mandates, including restructuring a Swiss tour operator

1987 - 1989
Regional Marketing and Sales Manager, Tissot, Biel/Bienne. Responsibility for the German, Austrian, Spanish and Portuguese markets. Latterly MD of Tissot Spain and based in Madrid.

Sabine Kilgus


Graduation and habilitation at the University of Zurich, PD Dr. iur.
Academic studies at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia (LL.M)
Attorney-at-law, Canton of Zurich

Current mandate

Since 2020
Member of the foundation board of the Irene M. Staehlin-Schindler foundation

Since 2020
Member of the Board of Directors of CBH, Companie Helvétique Bancaire

Since 2018
Member oft he Board VQF, Zug (Financial Services Standards Association)

Since 2013

Since 2011
Member of the Board of Directors Federal Audit Oversight Authority, vice-president since 2012

Since 2009
Member of the foundation board of myclimate - the climate protection partnership

Since 2004
Judge in arbitration proceedings at PolyReg, a self-regulatory organisation established to combat money laundering


Since 2019
Partner at Losinger Rechtsanwälte

Since 2015
Associate Professor of Civil and Business Law, in particular Financial Market Law at the University of St. Gallen

2014 - 2019
Attorney at law at Losinger Willimann & Donghi, Zurich

Since 1998
Lecturer at the Universities of Zurich and St. Gallen

2005 - 2014
Staff member and consultant at the law firm of Legis Rechtsanwälte AG, Zurich

2008 - 2011
Member of the Board of Directors, FINMA

1990 - 2004
Staff member at the law firm of Homburger AG (then Homburger Rechtsanwälte), Zurich

1987 - 1989
Auditor and legal secretary at the District Court in Zurich

Arnd Bätzner


PhD Candidate, thesis in progress on the urban impact of short- to middle-range elevated transportation infrastructure. Analysis of networked skybridges, urban aerial lifts and people movers in dense urban spaces in Asia and Latin America. Supervised by University of St.Gallen (Institute for Systemic Management and Public Governance), Co-Supervision by ETH Zurich (Urban Think-Tank Chair).

PhD studies in strategic management, University of St.Gallen

Physicist, MSc, ETH Zurich, specialization in Particle Physics, Secondary Subject: Design and Operation of Public Transportation Systems

Pianist, Certificate of Studies in Music, Federation of Geneva Schools of Music, Class of François Creux

Current Mandates

Chairman of the Board of Directors, Crearene AG, Frauenfeld TG (CH)

Transportation Research Board of the U.S. National Academies of Science, Member of Standing Committees for Rail Transit Systems, Paratransit and Intermodal Passenger Facilities, Washington, D.C. (USA)

International Association of Public Transport UITP, Member Shared Mobility Commitee, Member Trolleybus Committee, Brussels (B)

Austrian Federal Ministry for Climate Protection, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology, Member Strategic Advisory Board on Research, Technology and Innovation

French Ministries for Transport and for Ecological and Integrative Transition, Working Group on Societal Implications of Autonomous Vehicles, Paris (F)

UNDP, Report on the economic and social costs of urban mobility in Phnom Penh, Project Leader, Phnom Penh (KHM)

ASTRA Swiss Federal Office for Roads, Report on the role of data in autonomous driving, Vice Project Leader, Bern (CH)

CetraRuddy Architecture, Development of an integrated transportation vision for a new master plan for the Borough of Staten Island, New York City, NY (USA)


since 2011

Consulting on mobilities and spatial development with particular focus on

  • Management and strategic development of integrated, multi-modal transit systems
  • Regulation and policy guidelines for digitally enabled mobility business models
  • Integration of new mobility modes with mass transit: shared, on-demand, elevated/cable and informal transport
  • Data-driven last-mile connectivity integrating passenger and cargo logistics, walkability and accessibility
  • Urban design and land use requirements for an autonomous vehicle age based on holistic socioeconomic analysis
  • Urban Bus Electification Benchmarking

Member of the working group establishing the norm DIN SPEC 91340 on new smart urban mobility and SAE J3163 on digital and connected mobility

Presentations mainly on the integration of shared and on-demand transportation with fixed route and on the societal, economic and urban implications of autonomous vehicle deployment

Teaching: Invited lecturer, organization of research field trips, co-supervision of bachelor and master students on projects in the field of urban form and new mobility (ETH Zurich Institute for Transport Planning and Systems and School of Architecture, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

ETH Zurich Commission for Student Events, Head of Transportation

Independent Business Consultant, Focus on Strategy Development for Small and Medium Enterprises

Trainee, Swiss International Air Lines, Corporate Strategy and Marketing

Project Manager International Relations, ETH Zurich

Coordinator and Co-Founder of National Student Association AES-VSH

Delegate on the Strategic Management and Controlling Board of the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology (ETH Board)

Trainee, Credit Suisse First Boston, Economic Research and Debt Capital Markets

President and Chairman, ETH Zurich Students' Union

Carol Chisholm


MA Mathematical Tripos, University of Cambridge

Current mandate

Founding member CITRAP-NE
Member of the board "Les Verts du Littoral Neuchâtelois"


Since 2017
Member of the Board and Chief Financial Officer Coopsol

Since 1990
Managing director/owner Chisholm Informatique SĂ rl

1984 - 1990
Project Manager Automated Language Processing Systems SA

1980 - 1983
Trainee Metal Box Limited

The Executive Committee of the Mobility Cooperative

Roland Lötscher


Master in Business Administration (MBA)
Bachelor in Business Administration
Training as a business assistant


since January 2019
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Mobility Cooperative

2015 - 2017
Chief Marketing Officer, Zain Bahrain

2009 - 2015
Director Marketing Schweiz and Vice President Mobile Propositions UK, Orange Group

2003 - 2008
Director Strategy & Planning, Product Management, Sales, UPC

2001 - 2003
Director Business Development, Telefonica

1995 - 2000
International Business Development, Swisscom

Luisa D’Amato


Business Economist FH (University of Applied Sciences)
Commercial training (BMS)


since February 2018
Chief Operations Officer (COO) at Mobility Cooperative

2009 - 2016
Director Operations, IMS Health Technology Solutions Switzerland & Austria

2008 - 2009
Customer Service Manager, Cegedim Switzerland & Austria

2006 - 2008
Database Manager, Cegedim Switzerland & Austria

2004 - 2006
Senior Key Account Manager / Project Manager, Cegedim Switzerland & Austria

1994 - 2003
Various roles (banking / credit card) Credit Suisse, Jelmoli Bonuscard (Visa)

Lars Kläger


Executive MBA
Bachelor of BA
Commercial High School


since January 2020
Head of Marketing & Network, Mobility Cooperative

2018 - 2019
Chief Digital Officer, Twerenbold Reisen Gruppe

2014 - 2018
Head Audience & User Experience, Swisscom Directories

2013 - 2014
Chief Marketing & Product Officer, Venturtech

2009 - 2011
Head of E-Commerce, Swisscom

2006 - 2008
Director of Web, UPC Europe

2000 - 2006
Head of Content & Internet Services, Cablecom

1997 - 1999
several functions, Tamedia

Siegfried Wanner


MAS in Corporate Finance
FH Human Resources Manager ZGP
Business economist


since June 2009
Head of Finance & Services Mobility Cooperative

2001 - 2009
KKL Luzern Management AG, Director Finance & Human Resources

1999 - 2001
Franke KĂĽchentechnik AG, Director Management and Services

1993 - 1999
Kenwood Schumpf AG, Director Finance & Human Resources

1990 - 1993
Schild AG, Controller

1980 - 1987

Peter Affentranger


CAS, systematic and solution-oriented coaching
Human Resources Manager NDS FH
FA diploma in HR management
Commercial training


since 2003
Head of Human Resources Mobility Cooperative

2000 - 2003
ZĂĽrich Versicherung, HR dept. and head of salaries and HR administration for corporate development and IT

1999 - 2000
Allianz Gruppe Switzerland, head of HR individual and group life dept.

1991 - 1999
Swisscom Lucerne, HR manager Network Services Lucerne, head of commercial training

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