MSc ETH Atmos Clim Sc
Head of Hydraulic Engineering
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Christoph Rüedlinger has been working on the dynamics of mountain torrents and rivers ever since his studies at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich: He completed a master’s degree in Atmospheric and Climate Science, majoring in Hydraulic Engineering and Hydrology. He then went on to gain a wealth of professional experience as a project manager in Hydraulic Engineering and deputy head of the Natural Hazards department of the canton of Obwalden. The environmental systems engineer moved to Basler & Hofmann Hofmann in Central Switzerland in 2014, where he became head of Hydraulic Engineering. From 2016 to 2021, he was Senior Expert in Hydraulic Engineering at Basler & Hofmann in Zurich. Since 2022, he has been Head of the Water Department. Christoph Rüedlinger manages projects in the areas of hydraulic engineering, flood protection, revitalisation and urban drainage and acts as an advisor to cantons and municipalities as the client's representative.
What fascinates you about your work?
The variety and the continuous personal development. Every project offers the opportunity to grow through new challenges, and to find well-conceived solutions together with the various parties involved in the project.
What is different about working at Basler & Hofmann?
The work of each and every individual is appreciated and seen as an enrichment for the company, resulting in motivated employees who are happy to support one another. I enjoy working in this pleasant environment that is shaped by mutual respect.