General Secretary

The General Secretary supervises the operations of the management and other bodies of the extended management. It coordinates EPFL’s activities in relation to strategic dossiers, as well as the ETH domain and Swissuniversities. It assists and advises the President in his internal and external tasks. It also includes quality assurance and equal opportunities services.


Secretary General: Tristan Maillard

Executive Assistant to the Secretary General: Dominique Espic

Deputy Secretary General: Barbara Baumann

Research Associate: Caroline Ferguson

Strategic Project: Gérard Escher

Data Scientist: Sarah Gerster

Graphical Designer: Ivan Savicev

Administrative Assistant: Maud Vernez

Services link to the General Secretary

Equal Opportunities Office

Equal opportunities are an integral part of EPFL’s development and excellence policy.

Quality office

The Quality Office manages the Quality Assurance System of EPFL in the fields of Education, Research and School Governance and improves it through internal and external reviews on a regular basis.

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EPFL’s strength is rooted in its extraordinary diversity. Our institution thrives because we show consideration for one another and do not remain indifferent in the event of harassment or discrimination.


Family and work-life

These pages are intended to provide information on different aspects related to the reconciliation of maternity or paternity and study or work at EPFL, and on measures promoting a balance between professional life and private/family life. et familiale.

The dual career program

EPFL strongly supports Dual Careers ! EPFL offers a favorable and prosperous work environment and supports its professors partners ‘career continuation and work-life balance as well.



Dominique Espic

Tél: 41 (0) 21 693 59 06
[email protected]

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