Prof. Matthias Sulzer is the head of the Swiss Competence Center for Energy Research - Buildings and Areas (SCCER-FEEBD) at Empa - an Insitute of the ETH Domain and teaches at ETH Zurich and Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts. Matthias Sulzer studied building engineering at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and completed his master's degree at the Universities of New South Wales and Sydney in 1999. He founded Inretis Holding AG with two partners in 2005. In 2018 he merged with poenina holding AG. Today, the listed company with over 1,000 employees is active in the field of energy and building technology as well as building envelopes.