About us

Meet

THE EXECUTIVE TEAM

After 30 years of R&D and international leadership positions, Peter is returning to his roots in 2019 to take up his position at swiss aeropole. His passion for aerospace remains undiminished, and he and his highly motivated team and partners are seizing every opportunity to develop the site, the projects, and the associated jobs in the region.

Peter
Kupferschmied

Executive Chairman

After 30 years of R&D and international leadership positions, Peter is returning to his roots in 2019 to take up his position at swiss aeropole. His passion for aerospace remains undiminished, and he and his highly motivated team and partners are seizing every opportunity to develop the site, the projects, and the associated jobs in the region.

An economist by training, Massimo Fiorin joined swiss aeropole in 2017 and became the company’s director, in particular for the development of the technology park on the site.

Massimo
Fiorin

Managing Director

As an economist by training, Massimo Fiorin joined swiss aeropole in 2017 and became the company’s director, in particular for the development of the technology park on the site.

Didier joined swiss aeropole in january 2023. With the help of the team, he takes care of the technical and operational aspects of the civil airport while also working on various projects. He appreciates evolving in such a varied environment and having to deal with multiple partners. In this position, Didier can make full use of his various experiences in the aviation industry and he likes to continuously be challenged and acquire new knowledge.

Didier
Callmander

Chief of Civil Aerodrome and Project Manager

Didier joined swiss aeropole in january 2023. With the help of the team, he takes care of the technical and operational aspects of the civil airport while also working on various projects. He appreciates evolving in such a varied environment and having to deal with multiple partners. In this position, Didier can make full use of his various experiences in the aviation industry and he likes to continuously be challenged and acquire new knowledge.

STÉPHANIE
BAECHLER

Executive Assistant

Stéphanie has been working at swiss aeropole since June 2020. She takes care of various administrative tasks, organises events and liaises with tenant companies. Stéphanie also provides operational support at the airport. She enjoys the varied daily routine and interacting with a diverse range of people. What’s more, being involved in the development of a technology park makes her role exciting.

Stéphanie has been working at swiss aeropole since June 2020. She takes care of various administrative tasks, organises events and liaises with tenant companies. Stéphanie also provides operational support at the airport. She enjoys the varied daily routine and interacting with a diverse range of people. What’s more, being involved in the development of a technology park makes her role exciting.

Jonathan joined the team in 2021 as an MPC trainee. Once the internship was over, he stayed on as project coordinator. In this role, he supports the director and airfield manager in their respective projects. He is also in charge of communications.

Jonathan
Hänggeli

Project coordinator

Jonathan joined the team in 2021 as an MPC trainee. Once the internship was over, he stayed on as project coordinator. In this role, he supports the director and airfield manager in their respective projects. He is also in charge of communications.

Tristan, our MPC intern, joined the ranks of swiss aeropole in July 2023. His mission involves handling various tasks related to the airport as well as the Business park. The versatility of the missions entrusted to him allows him to explore different aspects of the airport world and develop his skills in various fields.

Tristan
Meyer

MPC Trainee

Tristan, our MPC intern, joined the ranks of swiss aeropole in July 2023. His mission involves handling various tasks related to the airport as well as the Business park. The versatility of the missions entrusted to him allows him to explore different aspects of the airport world and develop his skills in various fields.

Meet

THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Peter
Kupferschmied

Executive Chairman

Eric
Küng

Vice-President and secretary

MONIQUE
PICINALI

Member

Olivier
Piccard

Member

STRATEGIC BOARD

swiss aeropole SA works together with a Strategic Advisory Board made up of  personalities with high functions in fields such as : academia, aerospace, defense and politics.

This contribution is much valuable to the development of our project.