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Roger Nyffenegger joined the Circular X team to do a PhD on Circular Business Models in the solar industry.

Roger Nyffenegger is an external PhD student at the Maastricht Sustainability Institute, researching at the University of Applied Science in Bern, Switzerland. He will be focusing on Circular Business Models in the solar industry.

Before his PhD, Roger was part of the EU-Horizon 2020 project CIRCUSOL,("circular business models for the solar power industry"), where he developed a database facilitating circular activities in the European solar industry. Currently, Roger is involved in a project experimenting with reuse business models in the Swiss solar industry.

Previously, Roger completed his Bachelor's degree in Business Administration at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, with an exchange at the Singapore Management University. He then worked in an industrial company and a bank before graduating from a double degree Master in Business Innovation and CEMS International Management at the University of St. Gallen and the École des hautes études commerciales Paris. After his studies, Roger worked in the circular economy start-up Grover in Berlin as a business development and sales manager, building up the B2B business.

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