Christine Schäfer

Christine Schäfer, MSc BA


Christine Schäfer is a researcher at the GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute. She analyses social, economic and technological trends, with a focus on food, consumption and trade.

In the media

CNNMoney Switzerland, 8. März 2018
The big (beyond) burger business

Curriculum Vitae

Christine studied business administration at the Universities of Bern and Valencia, with a focus on marketing and consumer behaviour. Before joining GDI, she completed a trainee programme at US pharmaceutical and consumer goods manufacturer Johnson & Johnson in Zug.

When she’s not conducting research, Christine plays hockey for Luzerner Sportclub and carries out voluntary work.

Publications GDI

  • European Food Trends Report 2017. Food is Eating my Life: Why Food is Becoming the New Pop, 2017
  • Trend report "Fruit Trade 2025". Ideas – Impulses – Insights, Study done for Fruit Logistica, 2017

Speech topics

  • Food Trends
  • Eternity Now: Wellbeing and Beauty Retail Reimagined