About Us

About Us

We are a team of architects, engineers, scientists.
We believe in science and in service to the others.
We value science through our engagement on creating lab workplace solution and funding support, so that life science companies can focus their time, investment and energy on science.
We are enthusiastic to innovative our work as much as scientists to their discovery!

Our board

Zhang Xi

Chairman | CEO
Zhang Xi graduated with a Masters degree from ETH University, Zürich in 2006, and founded EXH Design Shanghai the same year. In 2016 she cofounded EXH design Zurich. After completed various large scale laboratories projects for pharma companies in Europe and China, she founded Superlab Suisse in 2019 in Zurich, Switzerland.

Dr. Thilo Schröder

Board Member
Thilo Schroeder, Ph.D. has a passion for precision medicines in cancer with a focus on identifying first and best-in-class targeted therapies regardless of drug modality. Since 2012, Thilo has helped grow and shape Nextech as a leading oncology focused venture firm.
Thilo is a board member of Revolution Medicines (NASDAQ: RVMD), PMV Pharma (NASDAQ: PVMP), Circle Pharma, Silverback Therapeutics (NASDAQ: SBTX), MOMA Therapeutics. Past board seats include Blueprint Medicines (NASDAQ: BPMC), Peloton Therapeutics (acquired by Merck) and IDEAYA Biosciences (NASDAQ: IDYA). Thilo is a past board observer of BlackDiamond Therapeutics (NASDAQ: BDTX).
Thilo began his biotech career at the pioneering cancer immunology company Micromet (acquired by Amgen) while studying at Ecole Supérieure de Biotechnologie de Strasbourg, conducted research at the University of Sydney and obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Zurich, focused on protein engineering in the development of Designed Ankyrin Repeat Proteins (DARPins), a technology developed by Molecular Partners (SWX:MOLN).

Dr. Marcel Kucher

Board Member
Marcel Kucher is the Chief Financial Officer of Swiss Prime Site AG since 1 July 2021. He graduated in economics at the University of Zurich in 2000 with a dissertation before starting his professional career at McKinsey & Company. From 2004 to 2011, he was CFO and Head Corporate Development at the recruitment company a-connect. From 2011 to mid-2021 he was with the listed Peach Property Group, from 2012 as CFO and from 2015 additionally as COO.

Our management

Frank Kerschen

CFO
Frank has more than 18 years of financial experience in the consumer goods and real estate sectors. He has gained extensive experience in various finance roles in EY Paris and PROCTER & GAMBLE in Geneva. Prior to joining Superlab, he served as Finance Director at IWG, was responsible for controlling and accounting of the Northern European and African business.
He holds a Master's degree in International Management from the French Business School ESCP Europe and London City University, and has completed the International Directors Program at INSEAD.
He speaks four languages and through his professional activities has a large network of alumni and business contacts throughout Europe.

Fabian Hasler

Community Director
Fabian Hasler, certified real estate valuer. He worked his whole professional career in national and international real estate companies with focus on commercial real estate. In his previous job as project manager for commercial real estate in one of the biggest real estate developers in Switzerland, he supported life science and digital health companies.
At Superlab Suisse he continues to pursue his passion of filling properties with life.

Our lab management

Dario Bottinelli

Lab Manager Lausanne
Dario Bottinelli graduated with a Master’s degree in Biology from University of Lausanne, he worked several years as a research assistant and lab manager at CMU Geneva and back at University of Lausanne. He then switched his focus on technical sales and spent the last 3.5 years as an account manager at VWR International /Avantor in Romandie managing and supporting a variety of customers ranging from academy to government, industry, agri-food, biopharma and biotechnology.
He now puts his deep knowledge of laboratory needs and dynamics at the service of the Superlab customers as Lab Manager of the Lausanne site.

Maxime Kolly

Lab Technician Lausanne
Maxime Kolly worked in EPFL in the "Science Vie" building where he gained experience in the laboratory industry. He is in charge of logistics and support the team at the Lausanne site.

Our Partners