Manuel Müller - Midata

Manuel Müller

Manuel started working for MIDATA in February 2022. He supports the team with administrative work and has recently completed his master's degree in Neurosciences at the University of Zurich.
Serge Bignens - Midata

Serge Bignens

Serge is leading the IT development and is a member of the board and of the management of MIDATA cooperative.
Dipl. Ing. EPFL, e-Health Expert, Prof. for med. Informatics at Fachhochschule Bern (BFH)


François von Kaenel - Midata

François von Kaenel

François von Kaenel heads application development. He is a research associate at the Bern University of Applied Sciences BFH. At the Institute for Medical Informatics I4MI of BFH he is involved in numerous research projects, especially in the field of patient-reported outcome (PRO) based on the MIDATA platform.
François von Kaenel holds a degree in electrical engineering from the École d'Ingénieurs du Canton de Neuchâtel in Le Locle. Many years of experience in development and product management for manufacturers of hospital information systems (HIS). Experience in database design and tuning, data modeling and semantic interoperability (HL7 FHIR).


Alexander Kreutz - Midata

Alexander Kreutz

Alexander is a senior software developer with 20 years of professional experience. He is developing the MIDATA platform.
Stefano Napolitano - Midata

Stefano Napolitano

Stefano develops the MIDATA platform business and is a member of the management. He leads the PHRT and SDSC projects. He is an IT engineer with considerable experience in designing and implementing E-Health solutions with a particular focus on interoperability, security and scalability.
Dominik Steiger - Midata

Dominik Steiger

Dominik is head of the MIDATA office and member of the management. He has led the development of the cooperative Articles of Association and puts particular focus on business strategy and legal questions of service development.
At EvalueScience AG, he engages in projects in the areas of medicine, health and life sciences.



Doris Albisser - Midata

Doris Albisser

Doris is the vice president of the board of MIDATA cooperative. She is an entrepreneur and executive Chairman Evaluglobe AG.
Serge Bignens - Midata

Serge Bignens

Serge is leading the IT development and is a member of the board and of the management of MIDATA cooperative.
Dipl. Ing. EPFL, e-Health Expert, Prof. for med. Informatics at Fachhochschule Bern (BFH)


Gieri Cathomas - Midata

Gieri Cathomas

Gieri Cathomas is a medical doctor and has already participated in the establishment of several companies in the fields of medical services, consulting and IT technologies. He is a lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Zurich and co-responsible for the module Health Sector Management.
Donald Kossmann - Midata

Donald Kossmann

Donald is director of the Microsoft Research Lab in Redmond. He is an expert in cloud computing and databases and the architect of the MIDATA IT platform.
Beat Widler - Midata

Beat Widler

Beat is member of the board of MIDATA. Beat has over 20 years of experience in clinical research. He is a consultant, and member of the board of ACRES (Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety).

Council of Data Ethics

Nathalie Klauser - Midata

Nathalie Klauser

Nathalie Klauser actively develops and leads socio-political initiatives around innovation and digital transformation as Co-CEO and Co-Founder of Intersections. She fosters smart, participatory and radical ideas for municipalities as Co-CEO in the national program Innobooster “Swiss Smart Cities” and engages politically as a board member at CH++ and economically as co-president of SmartCity Alliance for a more inclusive and citizen centric digitalization.
Nathalie Klauser holds a master’s degree in Communication and Political Science from the University of Zurich. She gained experience in the field of digitalization in building up an enduring startup in online marketing and through her work with blockchain consortia at the computational social science chair at ETH Zurich. At the chair of climate research at the University of Zurich, she engaged civilians digitally in citizen science projects. As deputy managing director in the foundation Risiko-Dialog she has built up a digital chapter by co-developing the representative population survey „Digitalbarometer“ and spinning specific action projects out of it.


Andrea Büchler - Midata

Andrea Büchler

Prof. Dr. iur. Andrea Büchler holds the chair of private and comparative law at the University of Zurich. Her areas of research are inter alia family law, medicine and law, law of persons, comparative law and Islamic and Middle Eastern law.
Since 2016, she has been the President of the National Advisory Committee on Biomedical Ethics (NEK). In 2003, she co-founded the Centre for Family Sciences, a Switzerland-wide association that initiates, conducts, and supports high-quality research in the field of family. Prof. Dr. iur. Andrea Büchler was awarded a fellowship at the Institute of Advanced Studies, Berlin, for the academic year 2008/2009 and a fellowship at The Straus Institute for the Advanced Study in Law and Social Justice at NYU, New York, for the academic year 2011/2012. She was a Visiting Professor at the University of Vienna, University of California Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, and is a Fellow at the Collegium Helveticum, ETH/University of Zurich. She earned her MA, PhD, and venia docendi in Private Law, Comparative Law, and Gender Law between 1990 and 2002 at the University of Basel, Switzerland.


David Haerry - Midata

David Haerry

David Haerry has co-chaired the Patient and Consumer Working Party at the European Medicines Agency from 2013 to 2016 and has served the European AIDS Treatment Group EATG in various positions since 2004. He advises MIDATA in patient advocacy.