SIM 13 - Team 2017

Alberta Lowe


Having worked for Unilever Indonesia, Alberta is enthusiastic about PureDrops as she will be able to contribute to the project with her practical experience in sales and marketing.

Alberta obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Business Adminisration from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. She writes calligraphy to relax and enjoys brewing single-origin coffee.

Jonas Hellandsjø Gjøen


Jonas has some experience in business develo-pment, growth strategies and fundraising, and is looking forward to employing his skills on the challenges that PureDrops is working on.

Jonas obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business Administration at the Norwegian School of Economics. He enjoys music, chess and exploring new countries and cultures.

Maria Zadnipru


Maria believes that every human being should have access to clean drinking water, so she is happy to contribute to PureDrops with her experience in peer education and Business Development.

She did her Bachelor studies in Finance at the Bocconi University in Milan and enjoys spending her free time exploring new places and trying different cuisines.

Martin Voynikov


Having worked as a Business Developer in a Fintech company in Berlin, Martin is excited to work for PureDrops as he wants to apply his skills on a project in which he can have a positive impact on society.

Martin obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Italy, and his Master’s in Entrepreneurship degree in Barcelona, Spain. He aspires to be an entre-preneur. He used to play professiona fencing.

Charlotte Reber


Charlotte worked for Nespresso in marketing and sustainability and enriched her experience through an internship in a social business farm in the Philippines. She is now keen on tackling a new challenge withPure-Drops and actively contributing to solve the global water issue.


Charlotte has lived seventeen years abroad and came back to Switzerland for her studies at the University of St. Gallen.

Daniel Schmidt


As a vivid environmentalist, Daniel has a strong passion for PureDrops’ mission to bring clean water to people in underprivileged parts of the world. He is excited to contribute with his experience in consulting and his enthusiasm for streamlining business processes to the project.


Daniel obtained his Bachelor’s degree in St. Gallen, loves the Spanish language and mentality and enjoys outdoor sports.

Caterina Angeli



Caterina worked for two years as a consultant for KPMG Germany with focus on sales and after-sales optimization and business model innovation. She is looking forward to transferring her experience to PureDrops.


Caterina completed her Bachelor in Economics at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. She likes playing tennis, skiing and learning foreign languages.

Florian Wieser


Having met many social entrepreneurs from Latin America, Florian is enthusiastic about PureDrops as he will be able to enrich his practical experience in sustainability, entrepreneurship and social business.

Florian obtained his Bachelor’s degree at the University of St.Gallen. He is a passionate photographer, enjoys doing various sports and loves travelling and exploring the world.