Curriculum Vitae

Name, first name Clavadetscher Charles
Date of birth 10.10.1962
Nationality Swiss

Working experience
  • Since 01.03.2013: Senior Database Engineer at the Swiss Economic Institute (KOF Konjunkturforschungsstelle) of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ).
    • Design, implementation and operations of the KOF PostgreSQL based archive database and related business processes
    • Support in operations for web applications (occasionally including development)
    • Internal on request data delivery for economic analysis
    • Setup of additional PostgreSQL databases for specific projects
    • General troubleshooting
    • Until 11.03.2019: Migration of old Oracle database to PostgreSQL. Since then Oracle is not operational at KOF anymore.
  • Senior Innovation Engineer/Project manager at Swisscom Strategy and Innovations in Bern, Switzerland (01.04.1999 - 28.02.2013)
  • Project and application manager at the Federal Department of Defence (01.03.1998 - 31.03.1999) in Bern, Switzerland
  • Software Developer at the General Direction of PTT, Division Monetary Transactions (01.01.1996 - 28.02.1998) in Bern, Switzerland
  • Computer scientist at the Institute of Political Economy of the University of Bern, Switzerland (01.06.1994 - 31.12.1995)
  • 1989-1994: Activities in Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico
    • Owner and Manager Restaurant ”Il Grotto”
    • Language teacher at Centro de Idiomas del Sureste
    • Language teacher at Escuela preparatoria (Universidad autónoma de Yucatán)
    • Translator at the Secretaría de desarrollo industrial y comercial des Gobierno del Estado de Yucatán
    • Interpreter and translator at the Poder Ejecutivo (Government) des Gobierno del Estado de Yucatán
    • Software Developer at Produce México SA
  • During university studies in Zurich (1982-1989): Employee at Swiss Aluminium Ltd, Internal services, Zurich, Switzerland. Freelance translator in Zurich, Switzerland

Education (all schools in Switzerland)

Special education and awards

Voluntary activities

Language skills
  • Italian, native speaker
  • Spanish, fluent
  • German, fluent
  • English, fluent
  • French, fluent
  • Rudimentary knowledge of:
    • Galician
    • Portuguese
    • Swedish