At EPFL, Ms. von Schack is a Scientific Assistant. Her role is to help develop the Chair of Technology & Operations Management and the Chair of Corporate Strategy & Innovation. She is also involved in curriculum development and staffing for the College of Management of Technology.
Alexandra von Schack obtained her master degree in Geography at the University of Bern in 2003. During her studies, she specialized in urban studies, sustainable development and socio-political geography. Before joining EPFL in 2004, Ms. von Schack gained professional experience in several fields such as energy management, Local Agenda 21 and sustainable mobility. She has also followed different Swiss cities in their process of obtaining the European Energy Award.