Jost Hamschmidt

Jost Hamschmidt

Jost Hamschmidt


Project Leader Curriculum Development Sustainability

Team Responsibility & Sustainability
Büro 52-5138
Müller-Friedberg-Strasse 6/8
9000 St. Gallen
Main Focuses

Teaching Innovation, Corporate Sustainability


09/2007 – 05/2008        Visiting Scholar, Harvard Business School, Cambridge MA

l12/2001– 04/2002        Post-doc visiting fellow, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, USA

2001                                  PhD (cum laude), Universitäty of St. Gallen

1995                                  MSc Economics and Management, University of Kassel, Germany

1993-04/1994                  Erasmus-Fellow, Queen’s University Belfast, UK

1991                                  Diplome Universitaire de Technologie (Management), 
                                           University Jean Monnet St. Etienne, France

Professional Career

since 8/2020  Project manager co-curriculum development

since 2002     Lecturer, University of St. Gallen

2013-2020     Coordinator of Studies, ETH Zürich, Departement of Management, Technology and Economics

1995-1997     Senior Researcher (30%), Group for Sustainability and Technology, ETH Zurich

2002–2013     Managing Director, oikos Foundation for Economy and Ecology, St. Gallen


AOM, oikos, GRONEN, Impact Hub Zurich Association, GreenBuzz Zurich


2012: CEMS Blocked Seminar of the Year: Sustainability and Corporate Strategy:
Meeting the Energy and Climate Challenges (together with Prof. Dr. Moritz Loock)

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