Dr. Fritz Brugger is Co-Director of the Center for Development and Cooperation NADEL at the Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich since 2014. Fritz holds a PhD in Development Studies from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. Since 2008, his research focuses on the development effects of industrial mining as well and artisanal and small-scale extraction, and on illicit financial flows related to commodity trading. Among others, Fritz is principal investigator of the research project “Measuring the development outcomes of resource extraction in producer countries“ funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation. Before joining ETH, Fritz worked in development cooperation for bilateral and multilateral agencies and advised private companies on sustainability issues.
Executive Director of the Center for Development and Cooperation NADEL
Value chains, digitalisation