i-Risk GmbH consultancy was founded in 2008 as a spin-off of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ). We act as a know-how partner to our clients and deliver specialist methods and tools.
Through our external view of our clients’ situations, our professional skills, and our many years of experience, we offer our clients an objective evaluation of their organisation to enable them to thrive in their specific markets and industries. We take a solution-oriented approach to their projects, using our well tested methods and analyses to sustainably add value.
"Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress.
Working together is success."
Dr. Eric Montagne wrote his dissertation on risk management at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich). Previously, he studied economics at the University of Lausanne (HEC) and completed an Executive MBA in Management of Technology at the EPFL Lausanne and the McCombs School of Business in Texas, USA.
Eric loves powder snow and is his children's hairdresser.
Phone: +41 44 514 90 00
Mario Köpfli previously worked as a certified auditor at KPMG with a focus on risk analysis, internal control systems and financial accounting as well as in the financial industry. He studied Business Administration and Finance at the University of Lausanne (HEC).
Mario is a passionate surfer and untalented yogi.
Hans Ulrich Käser previously worked as a strategy consultant at Julius Baer and at Deutsche Bank’s Corporate Security and Business Continuity department. He studied International Relations in Geneva and International Security in Washington, DC, with a focus on risk assessment and crisis management.
Hans Ulrich has been practicing Thai boxing for over 20 years, but he continues to dream of a sixpack like Bruce Lee’s.
Jona Lüssi works in software development across multiple industries, including MedTech, Pharmaceuticals, and Public Transportation. He studied Information Technology at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich), where he also obtained a teacher’s diploma.
Jona enjoys rock climbing and may occasionally fall off the balance board during online meetings.
Prof. Dr. Roman Boutellier
Prof. Dr Roman Boutellier is Professor emeritus of Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich). Previously, he was CEO of SIG Holding AG. Roman is on the Board of Directors of several international companies.
He is an enthusiastic "mountaineer".
Phone: +41 44 514 90 02
Marta Thomik previously worked in the marketing and communications department of a mechanical engineering company. She studied communication sciences, psychology and sociology at RWTH Aachen University.
Marta likes to travel the world and loves Läderach chocolate.
i-Risk in the Press
Interview Dr. Eric Montagne (Juni 2023): Interne Risiken – unterschätzte Gefahr
BD intern (Oktober 2017): Business Continuity Management in der Baudirektion (in German only)
Swiss Engineering RTS (Oktober 2009): Gérer les risques dans une PME vu par l’EPFZ
ETH Life (Februar 2009): Preventing what can ruin a company
The Geneva Association Risk Management (Mai 2006): ETH Risk Management Team – closing the gap between industry and academia