Ernst Brugger Chairman, Lausanne Hospitality Consulting
Dr. Ernst A. Brugger is founder and chairman of BHP – Brugger and Partners Ltd., a Swiss consulting firm specialized in sustainability strategies and economical projects, based in Zurich.
He began his professional career as head of the National Research Program, Regional Science and Policy“on behalf of the Swiss National Science Foundation. From 1981 on he also lectured at the University of Zurich, where he is a part-time professor since many years. He has been a consultant and advisor to business and public institutions in Europe, Latin America, Africa and Asia over the last 25 years.
Today he is chairman of the board of directors of Precious Woods Holding Ltd, SV Group AG, Lausanne Hospitality Consulting, Sanu Future Learning AG as well as board member of various organisations, such as BlueOrchard Finance S.A. (Microfinance), BG Bonnard & Gardel Holding S.A.. Additionally, he is president of the Tourismusrat Graubünden and an honorary member of the Committee of the ICRC. As co-founder of “The Sustainability Forum Zurich” (TSF), the Energie Trialog Schweiz and in his project work, he advocates the implementation of economically founded strategies for sustainability, corporate responsibility and good governance in business and politics.