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The PanEco Foundation employs an average of 30 people in Switzerland and 2 in Indonesia. Through our partner foundation YEL, another about 80 people work for our projects in Sumatra. The dedicated team of qualified employees ensures a high level of expertise and commitment to the achievement of PanEco’s goals. PanEco’s eight-member Board of Trustees bears overall responsibility and is in charge of the foundation’s strategic orientation.

head office

Amber Gooijer

Donor Relations, Sponsorship, Environmental Education at the Bird of Prey Sanctuary

Anja Marti

Public Fundraising

Claudia Crevatin

Institutional Fundraising

Dario Vareni

Communication, Fundraising, Admin

Esther Kettler


Irena Wettstein

Co-Managing Director Programmes and Communications

Katja Kolitzus


János Rumpel

Project Manager school programmes

Marcel Etterlin

Co-Managing Director Finance and Fundraising

Melina Erdin


PanEco Programmes Indonesia

Anna Marzec

Programme Manager Indonesia

Dr. Brigitte Spillmann

Programme Manager Indonesia

Fae Aprilinayati

Grants Programme Manager Indonesia

Dr. Ian Singleton

Senior Advisor

Theodora Resubun

Grants Programme Manager Indonesia

Berg am Irchel Bird of Prey Sanctuary

Amber Gooijer

Donor Relations, Sponsorship, Environmental Education at the Bird of Prey Sanctuary

Andi Lischke

Manager Bird of Prey Sanctuary

Jan Kobza

Deputy Manager Bird of Prey Sanctuary

Thurauen Nature Centre and Ranger Service Thurauen

Andrina Gehring


Barbara Hauschel


Dagmar Püntener

Environmental Education

Fiona Manser


Flurin Jenny


Heri Rappolt


Marion Fuchs

Project Manager Nature Trail

Melina Oldorf

Ranger, Head of Junior Ranger

Meril Sindelar


Raphael Zimmer

Civil Service

Roland Schaub

Team leader ranger

Simon Fuchs

Manager Nature Centre

Sonja Falkner

Deputy Manager Nature Centre

Thomas Meier


Valeska Holenstein


Board of Trustees

From left to right: Samuel Frey, Peter Hollenstein, Thomas Hofstetter, Claudia Lutz-Campell, Carel van Schaik, Regina Frey, Karin Koch, Viktor Giacobbo


Orangutan protection

How do you drive an orangutan from your garden?

PanEco, Rainforest protection

Community service in Medan: making biodiversity measurable

My donation for
orangutan and rainforest

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