Richard Annen

Dipl. Electrical Eng. ETH / Dr. sc. ETH

Director Signalisation and Traffic Telematics

Richard Annen

Richard Annen studied Electrical Engineering at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich and obtained a doctorate in Engineering Sciences. Until 2007, he was head of R&D at an innovation company in the field of telecommunications. From 2007 to 2013, Richard Annen was a project manager responsible for operating and safety installations on motorways, and published several articles about the requirements of intelligent traffic monitoring systems. An expert with a wealth of experience, he joined Basler & Hofmann West in 2014, where he is head of Signalisation and Traffic Telematics.

What fascinates you about your work?

The interdisciplinary nature of large-scale projects. The diverse challenges in day-to-day project work and in my role as departmental head.

What do you find makes a project particularly enjoyable?

Innovative, simple answers to complex problems; a win-win situation for everyone involved; and good collaboration within the group.

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