Agroscope Bérard strengthens research division
In March 2013 he returned to Switzerland at ETH Zurich, since January 2017, Joël Bérard has been Head of Research at AgroVet-Strickhof, a collaboration for education and research between Strickhof, the Vetsuisse Faculty of the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich. He is responsible for co-ordinating research activities and in charge of laboratory-animal husbandry.
Bérard will be taking over as Head of the ‘Animal Production Systems and Animal Health’ Strategic Research Division at Agroscope, in which capacity he will become a member of the Executive Board. He will succeed Hans Dieter Hess, who has left Agroscope for a new career challenge at cantonal level. The research division will be headed ad interim by Andreas Lüscher until Bérard takes the helm in April 2020.