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Staff count by year

Hover over a name to see the position and date range. This table only includes positions where at least the start date is known. The positions count can count the same person multiple times if they held different positions. For each year, a person is included if they were at the organization for any part of the year; this means the actual staff count at any point during the year can be lower.

Year Positions count Researchers General staff Associates Board members Advisors
2016 23 Jeff Jordan Alina Mendt, Anna Riedl, Anna Travinskaya, Anne Wissemann, Daniel Kestenholz, David Althaus, Denis Drescher, Jona Sicheneder, Jonas Vollmer, Kaspar Gertsch, Kay Honegger, Lucius Caviola, Lukas Gloor, Marcello Veronese, Mihai Badic, Philipp Ryf, Raffael Fasel, Ricky Venz, Ruairí Donnelly, Ruairí Donnelly, Stefan Torges, Tobias Pulver
2017 21 Jeff Jordan Adrian Rorheim, Alfredo Parra, Alina Mendt, Anna Riedl, Anna Travinskaya, Anne Wissemann, Daniel Kestenholz, Denis Drescher, Jona Sicheneder, Jonas Vollmer, Kaspar Gertsch, Kay Honegger, Kim Korte, Lucius Caviola, Lukas Gloor, Marcello Veronese, Mihai Badic, Ricky Venz, Ruairí Donnelly, Tobias Pulver
2018 24 Adrian Rorheim, Alfredo Parra, Anna Travinskaya, Anne Wissemann, Daniel Kestenholz, Denis Drescher, Jasper Götting, Jona Sicheneder, Jonas Vollmer, Jonas Vollmer, Kaspar Gertsch, Kay Honegger, Kim Korte, Lukas Gloor, Marcello Veronese, Max Räuker, Ricky Venz, Ruairí Donnelly, Ruairí Donnelly, Stefan Torges, Tobias Pulver, Tobias Pulver Jan Dirk Capelle, Pascal Zimmer
2019 30 Anni Leskelä, David Althaus, David Althaus, Johannes Treutlein, Lukas Gloor, Persis Eskander Alfredo Parra, Daniel Kestenholz, Denis Drescher, Jasper Götting, Jonas Vollmer, Kim Korte, Lukas Gloor, Max Räuker, Ruairí Donnelly, Sarah Dörpinghaus, Stefan Torges, Stefan Torges, Tobias Pulver Ozy Brennan Brian Tomasik, Dina Pomeranz, Jan Dirk Capelle, Klaus Wälde, Melinda Lohmann, Pascal Zimmer, Rajshri Jayaraman, Sascha Fink, Stefan Klein, Thomas Metzinger
2020 41 Alexander Lyzhov, Anni Leskelä, David Althaus, David Althaus, Johannes Treutlein, Linh Chi Nguyen, Lukas Gloor, Persis Eskander Alfredo Parra, Amrit Sidhu-Brar, Daniel Kestenholz, Daniel Rüthemann, Denis Drescher, Jasper Götting, Jonas Vollmer, Kim Korte, Lukas Gloor, Max Räuker, Naoki Peter, Ruairí Donnelly, Sarah Dörpinghaus, Stefan Torges, Stefan Torges, Tobias Pulver Ozy Brennan Adrian Hutter, Brian Tomasik, David Pearce, Dina Pomeranz, Jan Dirk Capelle, Klaus Wälde, Lucius Caviola, Melinda Lohmann, Ole Martin Moen, Olle Häggström, Pascal Zimmer, Rajshri Jayaraman, Sascha Fink, Stefan Klein, Thomas Metzinger, Ulla Wessels
2021 53 Alexander Lyzhov, Ali Merali, Anni Leskelä, Anthony DiGiovanni, Daniel Kokotajlo, David Althaus, David Althaus, Emery Cooper, Eric Chen, Hadrien Pouget, Jia Yuan Loke, Johannes Treutlein, Julian Stastny, Linh Chi Nguyen, Lukas Gloor, Maxime Riché, Michael Aird, Mojmír Stehlík, Paul Knott, Persis Eskander Alfredo Parra, Amrit Sidhu-Brar, Daniel Kestenholz, Denis Drescher, Jasper Götting, Jesse Clifton, Jonas Vollmer, Kim Korte, Lukas Gloor, Max Räuker, Naoki Peter, Ruairí Donnelly, Sarah Dörpinghaus, Stefan Torges, Stefan Torges, Tobias Pulver Ozy Brennan Adrian Hutter, Brian Tomasik, David Pearce, Dina Pomeranz, Jan Dirk Capelle, Klaus Wälde, Lucius Caviola, Melinda Lohmann, Ole Martin Moen, Olle Häggström, Pascal Zimmer, Rajshri Jayaraman, Sascha Fink, Stefan Klein, Thomas Metzinger, Ulla Wessels
2022 52 Alexander Lyzhov, Ali Merali, Anni Leskelä, Anthony DiGiovanni, Daniel Kokotajlo, David Althaus, David Althaus, Emery Cooper, Eric Chen, Hadrien Pouget, Jia Yuan Loke, Johannes Treutlein, Julian Stastny, Linh Chi Nguyen, Lukas Gloor, Maxime Riché, Michael Aird, Mojmír Stehlík, Paul Knott, Persis Eskander Alfredo Parra, Amrit Sidhu-Brar, Daniel Kestenholz, Denis Drescher, Jasper Götting, Jesse Clifton, Jonas Vollmer, Kim Korte, Max Räuker, Naoki Peter, Ruairí Donnelly, Sarah Dörpinghaus, Stefan Torges, Stefan Torges, Tobias Pulver Ozy Brennan Adrian Hutter, Brian Tomasik, David Pearce, Dina Pomeranz, Jan Dirk Capelle, Klaus Wälde, Lucius Caviola, Melinda Lohmann, Ole Martin Moen, Olle Häggström, Pascal Zimmer, Rajshri Jayaraman, Sascha Fink, Stefan Klein, Thomas Metzinger, Ulla Wessels

Number of full-time staff at the beginning each year

The following table lists some dates and people who were at the organization on the given date (namely, the start of the year). The table may not list every person who worked for the organization (e.g. they could have joined and left in the middle of a single year). This table excludes associates, interns, advisors, and board members.

Date Staff count Staff
2017-01-01 14 Alina Mendt, Anna Riedl, Anne Wissemann, Daniel Kestenholz, Denis Drescher, Jeff Jordan, Jona Sicheneder, Jonas Vollmer, Lucius Caviola, Lukas Gloor, Marcello Veronese, Mihai Badic, Ruairí Donnelly, Tobias Pulver
2018-01-01 11 Adrian Rorheim, Alfredo Parra, Anne Wissemann, Daniel Kestenholz, Jona Sicheneder, Jonas Vollmer, Kim Korte, Lukas Gloor, Marcello Veronese, Ruairí Donnelly, Tobias Pulver
2019-01-01 11 Alfredo Parra, Daniel Kestenholz, David Althaus, Johannes Treutlein, Jonas Vollmer, Kim Korte, Lukas Gloor, Persis Eskander, Ruairí Donnelly, Stefan Torges, Tobias Pulver
2020-01-01 16 Alfredo Parra, Anni Leskelä, Daniel Kestenholz, David Althaus, David Althaus, Johannes Treutlein, Jonas Vollmer, Kim Korte, Lukas Gloor, Lukas Gloor, Persis Eskander, Ruairí Donnelly, Sarah Dörpinghaus, Stefan Torges, Stefan Torges, Tobias Pulver
2021-01-01 19 Alfredo Parra, Amrit Sidhu-Brar, Anni Leskelä, Daniel Kestenholz, David Althaus, David Althaus, Johannes Treutlein, Jonas Vollmer, Kim Korte, Linh Chi Nguyen, Lukas Gloor, Lukas Gloor, Naoki Peter, Persis Eskander, Ruairí Donnelly, Sarah Dörpinghaus, Stefan Torges, Stefan Torges, Tobias Pulver
2022-01-01 32 Alexander Lyzhov, Alfredo Parra, Ali Merali, Amrit Sidhu-Brar, Anni Leskelä, Anthony DiGiovanni, Daniel Kestenholz, Daniel Kokotajlo, David Althaus, David Althaus, Emery Cooper, Eric Chen, Hadrien Pouget, Jesse Clifton, Jia Yuan Loke, Johannes Treutlein, Jonas Vollmer, Julian Stastny, Kim Korte, Linh Chi Nguyen, Lukas Gloor, Maxime Riché, Michael Aird, Mojmír Stehlík, Naoki Peter, Paul Knott, Persis Eskander, Ruairí Donnelly, Sarah Dörpinghaus, Stefan Torges, Stefan Torges, Tobias Pulver

Full history of additions and subtractions

This table shows the full change history of positions. Each row corresponds to at least one addition or removal of a position. Additions are in green and subtractions are in red. If a position name changed, it is listed simultaneously as an addition (of the new name) and removal (of the old name) and colored yellow. Additionally there are faded variants of each color for visited links.

Date Number of positions Number of positions added Number of positions removed Positions added Positions removed
14 14 0 Adriano Mannino, Charlotte Blattner, Daniel Kestenholz, Ewelina Tur, Jonas Vollmer, Jonathan Erhardt, Julienne Wenger, Lucius Caviola, Max Daniel, Natalie Cargill, Patrick Germann, Thomas Metzinger, Thomas Metzinger, Tobias Pulver
2016-01-05 20 8 -2 Anna Travinskaya, Jonas Vollmer, Kaspar Gertsch, Kay Honegger, Philipp Ryf, Raffael Fasel, Ricky Venz, Stefan Torges Jonas Vollmer, Natalie Cargill
2016-02-29 23 4 -1 Anna Riedl, Daniel Kestenholz, David Althaus, Mihai Badic Daniel Kestenholz
2016-04-24 22 0 -1 Julienne Wenger
2016-05-28 21 2 -3 Marcello Veronese, Ruairí Donnelly David Althaus, Philipp Ryf, Stefan Torges
2016-08-26 22 2 -1 Anne Wissemann, Denis Drescher Patrick Germann
2016-10-26 22 4 -4 Alina Mendt, Lucius Caviola, Ruairí Donnelly, Tobias Pulver Lucius Caviola, Raffael Fasel, Ruairí Donnelly, Tobias Pulver
2016-12-20 22 3 -3 Jeff Jordan, Jona Sicheneder, Lukas Gloor Adriano Mannino, Ewelina Tur, Jonathan Erhardt
2017-01-29 22 2 -2 Adrian Rorheim, Kim Korte Denis Drescher, Jeff Jordan
2017-06-29 19 1 -4 Alfredo Parra Alina Mendt, Anna Riedl, Lucius Caviola, Mihai Badic
2018-09-03 15 9 -13 Denis Drescher, Jan Dirk Capelle, Jasper Götting, Jonas Vollmer, Max Räuker, Pascal Zimmer, Ruairí Donnelly, Stefan Torges, Tobias Pulver Adrian Rorheim, Anna Travinskaya, Anne Wissemann, Charlotte Blattner, Jona Sicheneder, Jonas Vollmer, Kaspar Gertsch, Kay Honegger, Marcello Veronese, Ricky Venz, Ruairí Donnelly, Thomas Metzinger, Tobias Pulver
2019-01-01 20 5 0 David Althaus, Johannes Treutlein, Ozy Brennan, Persis Eskander, Thomas Metzinger
2019-12-01 32 12 0 Anni Leskelä, Brian Tomasik, David Althaus, Dina Pomeranz, Klaus Wälde, Lukas Gloor, Melinda Lohmann, Rajshri Jayaraman, Sarah Dörpinghaus, Sascha Fink, Stefan Klein, Stefan Torges
2020-05-13 40 8 0 Adrian Hutter, Daniel Rüthemann, David Pearce, Lucius Caviola, Naoki Peter, Ole Martin Moen, Olle Häggström, Ulla Wessels
2020-07-17 41 1 0 Linh Chi Nguyen
2020-08-15 42 1 0 Alexander Lyzhov
2020-10-31 41 1 -2 Amrit Sidhu-Brar Alexander Lyzhov, Daniel Rüthemann
2021-01-13 43 2 0 Alexander Lyzhov, Maxime Riché
2021-01-18 42 0 -1 Lukas Gloor
2021-04-01 52 10 0 Ali Merali, Anthony DiGiovanni, Emery Cooper, Eric Chen, Hadrien Pouget, Jesse Clifton, Julian Stastny, Michael Aird, Mojmír Stehlík, Paul Knott
2021-04-23 54 2 0 Daniel Kokotajlo, Jia Yuan Loke

List of people (91 positions)

Person Title Start date End date Employment type Source Notes
Adriano Mannino President 2016-12-20 [1], [2]
Adrian Hutter Advisor 2020-05-13 advisor [3], [4]
Adrian Rorheim Editor 2017-01-29 2018-09-03 [5], [6]
Alexander Lyzhov Research Fellow 2021-01-13 [7]
Alexander Lyzhov Summer Research Fellow 2020-08-15 2020-10-31 [8], [9]
Alfredo Parra Operations 2017-06-29 [10] The position is also called “Operations Analyst”.
Ali Merali Research Fellow 2021-04-01 [4]
Alina Mendt Operations 2016-10-26 2017-06-29 [11], [10]
Amrit Sidhu-Brar Operations Analyst 2020-10-31 part-time [3], [9]
Anna Riedl Outreach 2016-02-29 2017-06-29 [12], [10]
Anna Travinskaya Catering and accounting (intern or volunteer) 2016-01-05 2018-09-03 volunteer [13], [6]
Anne Wissemann Operations 2016-08-26 2018-09-03 [14], [6]
Anni Leskelä Researcher 2019-12-01 [15]
Anthony DiGiovanni Research Fellow 2021-04-01 [4]
Brian Tomasik Advisor 2019-12-01 advisor [15]
Charlotte Blattner Scientific Associate 2018-09-03 volunteer [1], [6]
Daniel Kestenholz Business operations 2016-02-29 [1], [12]
Daniel Kestenholz Director of Operations 2016-02-29 [12]
Daniel Kokotajlo Research Fellow 2021-04-23 [4]
Daniel Rüthemann Design 2020-05-13 2020-10-31 part-time [3], [9]
David Althaus Director of Strategy (Foundational Research Institute) 2019-01-01 [16]
David Althaus Researcher 2019-12-01 [15]
David Althaus Scientific assistant 2016-02-29 2016-05-28 [12]
David Pearce Advisor 2020-05-13 advisor [3], [4]
Denis Drescher IT (intern or volunteer) 2018-09-03 volunteer [6]
Denis Drescher Senior Software Engineer 2016-08-26 2017-01-29 [14], [5]
Dina Pomeranz Advisor 2019-12-01 advisor [15]
Emery Cooper Researcher 2021-04-01 [4]
Eric Chen Research Fellow 2021-04-01 [4]
Ewelina Tur Scientific Associate 2016-12-20 [1], [2]
Hadrien Pouget Research Fellow 2021-04-01 [4]
Jan Dirk Capelle Advisor & Speaker 2018-09-03 advisor [6]
Jasper Götting Community & Speaker (intern or volunteer) 2018-09-03 volunteer [6]
Jeff Jordan Research and Growth 2016-12-20 2017-01-29 [2], [5]
Jesse Clifton Co-Executive Director 2021-04-01 [4]
Jia Yuan Loke Research Assistant & Office Manager 2021-04-23 [4]
Johannes Treutlein Research and Growth (Foundational Research Institute) 2019-01-01 [16]
Jona Sicheneder Operations 2016-12-20 2018-09-03 [2], [6]
Jonas Vollmer Director of Communications 2016-01-05 2018-09-03 [13], [6]
Jonas Vollmer Executive Director 2018-09-03 [6]
Jonas Vollmer Head of operations 2016-01-05 [1], [13]
Jonathan Erhardt Scientific assistant 2016-12-20 [1]
Julian Stastny Research Fellow 2021-04-01 [4]
Julienne Wenger Illustration and catering 2016-04-24 [1], [17]
Kaspar Gertsch Scientific assistant (intern or volunteer) 2016-01-05 2018-09-03 volunteer [13], [6]
Kay Honegger Media production (intern or volunteer) 2016-01-05 2018-09-03 volunteer [13], [6]
Kim Korte Director of IT 2017-01-29 [5] The position is also called “Chief Technology Officer”.
Klaus Wälde Advisor 2019-12-01 advisor [15]
Linh Chi Nguyen Research Analyst 2020-07-17 [18]
Lucius Caviola Advisor 2020-05-13 advisor [3], [4]
Lucius Caviola Director of Outreach 2016-10-26 2017-06-29 [11], [10]
Lucius Caviola Leader 2016-10-26 [1], [11]
Lukas Gloor Director of Strategy 2016-12-20 2021-01-18 [2]
Lukas Gloor Senior Researcher 2019-12-01 [15], [19]
Marcello Veronese Outreach 2016-05-28 2018-09-03 [20], [6]
Max Daniel Researcher [21]
Max Räuker Community & Speaker (intern or volunteer) 2018-09-03 volunteer [6]
Maxime Riché Research Engineer 2021-01-13 contractor [7], [4]
Melinda Lohmann Advisor 2019-12-01 advisor [15]
Michael Aird Research Fellow 2021-04-01 [4]
Mihai Badic Creative Lead 2016-02-29 2017-06-29 [12], [10]
Mojmír Stehlík Research Fellow 2021-04-01 [4]
Naoki Peter IT 2020-05-13 contractor [7], [4]
Natalie Cargill Scientific Associate 2016-01-05 volunteer [1], [13]
Ole Martin Moen Advisor 2020-05-13 advisor [3], [4]
Olle Häggström Advisor 2020-05-13 advisor [3], [4]
Ozy Brennan Research Associate (Wild Animal Suffering Research) 2019-01-01 [16]
Pascal Zimmer Advisor 2018-09-03 advisor [6]
Patrick Germann Communications 2016-08-26 [1], [14]
Paul Knott Researcher 2021-04-01 [4]
Persis Eskander Executive Director (Wild Animal Suffering Research) 2019-01-01 [16]
Philipp Ryf Scientific assistant 2016-01-05 2016-05-28 [13], [20]
Raffael Fasel Head of legal questions 2016-01-05 2016-10-26 [13], [11]
Rajshri Jayaraman Advisor 2019-12-01 advisor [15]
Ricky Venz Media production (intern or volunteer) 2016-01-05 2018-09-03 volunteer [13], [6]
Ruairí Donnelly Co-Executive Director 2016-10-26 2018-09-03 [11], [6]
Ruairí Donnelly Director of Growth 2018-09-03 [6]
Ruairí Donnelly Head of Development 2016-05-28 2016-10-26 [20], [11]
Sarah Dörpinghaus Catering 2019-12-01 [15]
Sascha Fink Advisor 2019-12-01 advisor [15]
Stefan Klein Advisor 2019-12-01 advisor [15]
Stefan Torges Business operations 2016-01-05 2016-05-28 [13], [20]
Stefan Torges Co-Executive Director 2019-12-01 [15]
Stefan Torges Director of Communications & Philanthropy 2018-09-03 [6]
Thomas Metzinger Advisor 2019-01-01 advisor [16]
Thomas Metzinger Board member 2018-09-03 board member [1], [6]
Thomas Metzinger Scientific advisor [1]
Tobias Pulver Co-Executive Director 2016-10-26 2018-09-03 [11], [6]
Tobias Pulver Community Manager 2018-09-03 [6]
Tobias Pulver Head of outreach 2016-10-26 [1], [11]
Ulla Wessels Advisor 2020-05-13 advisor [3], [4]

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