The 47-year-old Martin Reist convinced the SAKK Board with his extensive experience as researcher, scientist and manager of complex expert organisations as well as with his expertise at the interface of science, industry and the public sector. Martin Reist currently runs his own consulting firm. Previously, he successfully managed and developed several strategically important areas at the federal government of health. He holds a double doctorate (Dr. med. vet. University of Zurich and Dr. sc. nat. ETH) and a faculty position at the Veterinary Public Health Institute of the University of Bern.
Martin Reist is married and lives with his family in Bern.
The SAKK Board is highly convinced that PD Dr. Martin Reist is an excellent candidate for the CEO position and wishes him every success in his new position.