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Elke Schaper

Elke Schaper

Head of Software Engineering & Co-Founder

“I wish to invest my skills to create a sustainable future.”



Elke Schaper is a co-founder and the head of Software Engineering for CARBON DELTA.

She is responsible for the gradual implementation and development of risk models, continuous updates to the database-infrastructure, methods of model validation, and reliable performance. Previously Elke worked several years as a data scientist on public research projects. Her work encompassed modeling and analysis of complex systems, efficient calculation of high-performance-clusters, statistical analysis, mechanical learning and providing open-source-software libraries. Elke received her Ph.D. in Bioinformatics at the ETH Zürich. She is excited to develop quantitative models of the effect of climate change in the real world.


CARBON DELTA AG Head of Software Development 2016 – Present
SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics Researcher 2014 – 2016
ETH Zürich Research Assistant 2011 – 2014


Chalmers University of Technology M.Sc. Complex Adaptive Systems
ETH Zürich Ph.D. Bioinformatics