Team of Bcomp
Work Smart & Play Hard
Young, energetic and adventurous on field professionals in natural composites market.
- Bachelor student at the School of Management in Fribourg, on a bilingual program.
Charlotte - "More than a job! I have the feeling to be part in the development of technologies that will shape our future. Working alongside engineers who focus on developing innovating and more sustainable products is something wonderful."
What about the climbing shoes? - "They enable me to surpass myself and to reach new highs. A very simple and small device which greatly enhance precision and power."
- A multilingual MSc & PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from the EPFL.
Christian - "I co-founded Bcomp with a clear vision of making a difference, bringing sustainable and more efficient material solutions to our everyday lives. Today, we have the technologies, the know-how, and especially the team to turn this dream into reality. I couldn’t think of anything more motivating to get up in the morning."
What about the sleeping bag? - "The sleeping bag is my connection to the outdoors, to adventure, to freedom, ranging from fly fishing treks in Lapland to skiing trips in South America, and more recently, sharing the unique outdoor experience with my children."
Marketing and Business Development Manager
- M.Sc. Stockholm School of Economics and UNC Kenan-Flagler
Ebba - "Working at Bcomp means being in a small, fast and flexible company but still working globally with top players; it means working with high performance materials that at the same time are sustainable, and it means working with great people"
What about your bag? " My sister designed this beautiful bag as a gift for me. It has great emotional value and combines great design, natural material and craftmanship into a piece that only grows more beautiful with use."
- Responsible for New Product Development & Prototyping, with a PhD (EPFL) in the framework of the Solar Impulse Project.
Julien - "Developing new high performance and sustainable technologies, which are implemented in products in so many fields is extremely rewarding. A unique opportunity to work for example with ESA, famous ski or bicycle brands, large automotive groups or luxury watch manufacturers."
What about the sporting gear? "Outdoor and endurance sports are very important to me. I like all activities in nature and sport is part of my equilibrium. Many of my “good” ideas were born when running or biking, so it is part of my job!"
Purchasing and Supply Chain Manager
- An agronomic engineer specialized in purchasing and supply chain management with a MAI master degree of Kedge BS.
Marion - "Bcomp for me is a perfect example of the new business model in which I wanted to be involved. A company that develops and offers performance and innovation in a more sustainable way."
What about the flower? "As an agronomic engineer, plants and nature really matter for me. They are parts of my everyday life: when I purchase wood or linen for Bcomp, as during my time off, which I love spending doing all kinds of outdoor activities."
Manager Sports & Marketing Coordinator
- A professional freeskier, promoter, opinion leader and graduate with a Sales and Marketing diploma.
Patrick - "I've been lucky to live of my passion for some years, now working at Bcomp is a unique opportunity to keep it alive with a meaning full job and mission."
What about the skis? "Freeskiing has played a huge role in my life, shaping many aspects of it. Way beyond a sport, it's a fantastic way to experience, explore, meet, share and of course spend awesome times surrounded by wild nature."
- MSc & PhD, Royal Institute of Technology, KTH Stockholm, Sweden.
Per - "To be part of a company that refuses to negotiate either on performance or environmental impact could not be more energizing!".
What about the surfboard? "Water in all its phases is so essential for all life and provides so much joy. My wife introduced me to surfing, while I was spending all my time in the mountains, skiing. Today, it is one of my greatest passions in life and the surfboard for me symbolises freedom, to paddle out with your friends, challenging yourself and just be a part of the ocean."
Aerospace Project Manager
- M.Sc. in Materials Science & Space Engineering from EPFL
Régis - "When I first arrived at Bcomp, I thought I would work on skis or bicycle frames, or so. I loved that idea. Then I learned that I would collaborate with ESA and the Clean Space program, and realized that this was going to be something quite special! I want to be part of building a responsible future.”
What about the speaker? "See, when I'm not thinking of space or bicycles, it's probably because I'm being busy with music. This passion fuels every other. I believe arts are vital to science & engineering, and vice versa."
Manager Prototyping and Production
- Bachelor of Science HES-SO in Mechanical Engineering, at the College of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourg.
Reto - "Building a more sustainable future together with industrial partners and clients from a diversity of different industries is a fascinating task. I love to work on this challenge alongside the amazing rest of the team here at Bcomp.”
What about the saw blade? “ To create something beautiful and performing out of a pile of raw materials is one of the most rewarding things to me. And this is why you see me here with my circular saw blade! “
- Wood Engineer with a BSc from Bern University of Applied Sciences and a Master of Engineering from University of Technology Sydney.
Roman - "Working with our great team at Bcomp combines my passion for natural materials with innovation and cutting-edge technologies."
What about the bamboo pole? "Bamboo is an amazing plant with outstanding material properties. I enjoy working with this beautiful material engineered by nature."
Sophie de Rijk
- A quadrilingual mechanical engineering (EPFL) master, specialized in structural, fracture and fluid mechanics and material sciences within composites.
Sophie - "At Bcomp, I have the opportunity to work together with large high impact industries and develop together a more sustainable future in mobility. I get to have a dynamic, multidisciplinary job for a result that I believe in."
What about the hiking shoe? "Being outdoors and hiking through mountains is what I love. Good hiking boots, some snacks and a jacket are all you need out there. I’m looking forward to the day that driving out till the start of the trail will no longer be a paradox with loving nature."
- Mechanical and material engineering Swiss technology institute (EPFL) graduate.
Vincent - "Working for Bcomp allows me to provide my competences in a field I believe in."
What about your camping stove? "I bring my fuel stove with me whenever I go for an outdoor escapade. It means freedom, wilderness and…good meals!"