Christine Schäfer, MSc BA
Researcher and Speaker
Christine Schäfer is a researcher and speaker at the GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute. She analyses social, economic and technological trends, with a focus on food, consumption and trade.
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.
- Globale Konsumproteste. Rebellion zwischen Hoffnung und Hype. Authors: Christine Schäfer, Karin Frick, Detlef Gürtler, GDI study No. 49, 2020.
- The Next Normal – Trendreport. Consumer Behaviour after Covid-19. Authors: David Bosshart, Karin Frick, Christine Schäfer, 2020.
- European Food Trends Report 2019. Hacking Food: Redefining What We Eat, authors: Christine Schäfer, David Bosshart, Karin Frick, Christopher Muller, GDI study No. 47, 2019.
- Take Care. Der Mensch emanzipiert sich vom Betreuungssystem. Das wird die Pflegebranche revolutionieren, authors: Detlef Gürtler, Christine Schäfer, Stefan Breit, study commissioned by Senesuisse, 2018.
- European Food Trends Report 2017. Food is Eating my Life: Why Food is Becoming the New Pop, authors: Christine Schäfer, David Bosshart, Christopher Muller, 2017.
- Trend report "Fruit Trade 2025". Ideas – Impulses – Insights, authors: Marta Kwiatkowski, Christine Schäfer, study commissioned by Fruit Logistica, 2017.
- Hacking Food: Redefining What We Eat
- Eternity Now: Wellbeing and Beauty Retail Reimagined
- Global consumption protests: rebellion between hope and hype