Tanja Staub
Program Management

Tanja is passionate about both people and nature. As a nutritionist and former co-owner of bike stores, a healthy and sustainable lifestyle is not just a philosophy for her, but part of her DNA. Through her role as a mother, she has always felt a close connection to school and education. In her professional career, she can draw on extensive experience in the food industry as well as in self-employment in project and team management, marketing and sales. Tanja is an accomplished bridge builder who likes to put her ideas into practice.

Nadine Stähli
Program management SUB, Project management schools

Since her childhood, Nadine Stähli has been fascinated by the diversity of nature and was repeatedly confronted with the global effects of climate change during her travels. She completed her bachelor’s and master’s degree in environmental sciences at ETH Zurich and traveled to Indonesia for four months to support environmental protection projects on site. She gained her first experience in environmental education during her internship at the Jungfrau-Aletsch UNESCO World Heritage Site in Valais, where she focused on the impacts of climate change in the Alpine region. She wrote her master’s thesis in northern Macedonia on the sustainable intensification of agriculture. Since August 2021, she has been accompanying the Climate Schools as project manager.

Ilona Meili
Project management schools

Ilona loves to be out in nature, especially the mountains fascinate her very much. During her geography studies at the University of Zurich, Ilona learned a lot about the connections between natural processes and human activities. In the process, she was repeatedly confronted with the global effects of climate change and studied the topic in depth. Ilona gained her first experience in environmental education during an internship in the Swiss National Park. In her master’s thesis she dealt with the effects of the climate strike movement on the environmental awareness and behavior of young people in Zurich. Ilona also completed her teaching diploma for Matura schools and has been teaching at various high schools for the past two years. Ilona accompanies the Climate School Team as project manager since June 2022.

Dietmar Nagel
Climate teacher

How do children develop an awareness of their environment?
For several years, Dietmar has been bringing the topics of energy+climate and waste+consumption into classrooms as an environmental teacher for Pusch. In parallel, he continues to develop educational activities in the climate school team. Didactically, his experience from several years of leading Technorama workshops as well as slam lectures helps him. From a technical point of view, the physicist with a doctorate in solar cells has a broad background. For him, it is important to reach the minds and the hearts.

Nikolaj Kurth
Specialist responsible for communication

Growing up surrounded by forests and cows, Nikolaj realised the importance of an intact environment at an early age. After his childhood in beautiful Gais AR, he went on to study communications at the University of Zurich, where he graduated in the summer of 2022. Being passionate about the subject matter was particularly important to him in his job search after graduating, which is why he took on the role of communications and social media intern at MYBLUEPLANET at the beginning of 2023. After his internship, he switched departments and is now a permanent member of the climate school team. In addition to his love of Swiss nature, he is passionate about all kinds of ball sports, music and motion pictures.

Annouk Buess
Project assistant

Fresh from her bachelor’s degree in international relations in Geneva, Annouk wants to gain practical experience in the NGO sector during a one-year internship at MyBluePlanet. During several stays abroad in Asia, she learned to appreciate the diverse nature of our planet very much and is therefore now looking forward to making a meaningful and effective contribution to climate protection in Switzerland. After her internship, Annouk will pursue a master’s degree in international studies.

Angela Serratore
CO-Founder & Coach climate school

After her Bachelor’s degree in International Management at the ZHAW in Winterthur, Angela worked for a long time in the education sector designing international continuing education modules. In 2015, she decided to travel to Africa and Southeast Asia. Far from Western society, she was directly confronted with the consequences of climate change and the overuse of natural resources. These experiences encouraged Angela to use her business background to advocate for nature and sustainability. She completed an agricultural internship on an organic farm in Seuzach. Before starting as a Climate School Program Manager, she worked for a Swiss foundation implementing sustainable agricultural projects in Côte d’Ivoire.

Thomas Fedrizzi
Co-Founder & Coach Climate School

Thomas Fedrizzi completed an apprenticeship as a civil engineer and draftsman, obtained the Matura on the second educational path KME to become a teacher, performed various activities and foreign assignments in plant construction and development cooperation; completed an ETH degree in cultural and environmental engineering, was managing director in a solar company, completed a postgraduate degree in corporate finance; is chief financial officer in Swiss SMEs. Thomas Fedrizzi is the initiator and co-founder of the ECC project – from which the Climate School program emerged – and continues to work on a dedicated volunteer basis as a mentor and coach in the project team.