The GCC team is made up of scientists and engineers from academia, industry and government. This team is the heart of a multidisciplinary network of experts and institutions linked to technological innovation in Geneva, Switzerland and abroad.

Rania Al-Baroudi


+41 (0)22 552 0383

Rania Al-Baroudi has a solid experience working in the private and public sectors in Geneva and abroad. She has held international sales, business development and project management roles in various industries such as fragrances and flavours, cosmetics and biotech, focusing on key global accounts, as well as regional and local ones across Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. She has also worked for the UN in Geneva and Tanzania in Communications, Advocacy and Partnerships with multiple stakeholders including the private sector, the government and parliamentarians. With a multicultural background, she has a multidisciplinary education having earned a B.A. and Master’s Degree in International Relations at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva and a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Corporate Social Responsibility from Geneva University.


Sébastien Kicka

Project Manager

+41 (0)79 360 3949 / +41 (0)22 552 0381




Nathalie Schmidlin

Communication assistant

+41 (0)22 552 0382

Nathalie Schmidlin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Artistic Direction (communication and advertising oriented). After several enriching experiences in various fields, such as cultural and international environments, she has joined the Geneva Creativity Center as Executive Assistant and Visual Communication Officer. She is in charge of designing communication material (flyers, reports, …), web publishing, digital marketing, event communication, photography and video production.