Meet our team


Our dedicated team is committed to the goal of achieving nationwide interoperability. We closely collaborate with Swiss hospitals, scientific competence centres at Swiss universities and research institutions in enabling this challenging initiative.

Interested in joining? If enjoy working in a rapidly evolving environment at the world’s forefront of life science and medicine, we look forward to receiving your application. Check out our careers page!


Torsten Schwede

Full of energy and enthusiasm, Torsten is leading the Data Coordination Centre activities and the relations with the BioMedIT project

Leila T. Alexander

Chief Operating Officer
With us since the very beginning, Leila brings her engineering mind and scientific perspective to provide day-to-day operational oversight

Kevin Sayers

Workflow Developer
Kevin leverages his background in Bioinformatics to provide technical expertise and coordinate developments of data analysis workflows

Sabine Österle

Scientific Project Coordinator
Sabine aligns and translates scientific needs with respect to achieving interoperability goals within and across the projects

Michael Müller-Breckenridge

Office Manager
Michael uses his organisational know-how and practical abilities to support the smooth running of DCC activities


Manager Communications & Training
Silvia builds content and drives information and training to align the SPHN community on the implementation of nationwide interoperability