Christof Klöpper has been CEO of Basel Area Business & Innovation since 2016.
Prior to this, he was Managing Director at i-net innovation networks. He was Head of Development for Industry and Technology at the office of Industry and Employment in the Basel-Stadt Economics Department and Managing Director and a member of the Board of Directors of Technologiepark Basel AG. Before this, he was a scientific assistant at the University of Basel.
Christof Klöpper studied economic geography, economics and business administration in Germany and in the United States. He obtained a doctorate at the University of Basel entitled: “The Structure and Geography of innovation processes in biotechnology”.