Leuthold Ehrler, Margrit, Dr.
Since January 2016, Margrit Leuthold is in charge of the strategic positioning of medical research at ETH Zurich. Before joining ETH again, she was CEO of the foundation ‘Patient Safety Switzerland’, CEO of swissnex India (Bangalore, India), head of ETH Global, and Secretary General at the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences. She started her career in science administration at the Swiss National Science Foundation and as staff member of the President at ETH.
Until her departure to India, she was Vice-president of the Council of the University Hospital Zurich and member of the National Ethics Committee for Medicine.
She is a trained biologist and holds an executive MBA from the University of Zurich.
On a honorary level, she is founding president of Synapsis Foundation, a foundation supporting Alzheimer’s research.