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Civil engineer

Hans Knoepfel, Swiss civil engineer.


Knoepfel, Hans was born on August 25, 1941 in Herisau, Appenzell, Switzerland. Son of Johannes and Eliza (Fitze) Knoepfel.


Civil engineer, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zurich, 1965. Doctor of Science, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zurich, 1973.


Teaching, research assistant Swiss Federation Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland, 1966-1981, head institute branch, 1982-1990. Visiting associate professor Georgia Technology University, Atlanta, 1981-1982. Partner Rosenthaler & Partners, Zurich, since 1991.

Consultant, Zurich, 1979-1990, with Swiss Army, 1969-1991, IPMA Competence Baseline Version 2.0, 1999, version 3.0, 2006.


Member American Society of Civil Engineers, International Project Management Association (honorary, chairman certification validation management board, 1998-2000, since 2008, council delegate 1996, certification validation management board 2001-2008, editorial committee competence baseline and project management regulation and guidelines 2006, 10, foreign 1st assessor, validator), Swiss Society Project Management (president 2001-2009, honorary president since 2009, board member since 2010), Swiss Engineers Architect Association, Project Management Institute, Swiss Association for the Certified Project Management (1st assessor, vice president since 1998).


Married Ruth Wellauer. Children: Christian H., Thomas F.

Johannes Knoepfel

Eliza (Fitze) Knoepfel

Ruth Wellauer

Christian H. Knoepfel

Thomas F. Knoepfel