Peter Waeber is founder and CEO of bluesign technologies ag, Switzerland. He has studied Chemical and Textile Engineering as well as Economics. He started his career as a Researcher in the Chemical Industry. Thereafter, he had been Executive Manager in different Swiss textile mills and has also rendered his duties as a CEO in a Swiss printing mill and as a Technical Director and Member of the Board at Schoeller Textiles, Switzerland. Peter Waeber had volunteered as former President of SVTC (Swiss Association of Textile and Chemistry) and as former member and delegate of council IFATCC (International Federation of Associations of Textile Chemists and Colorists). He is demanded as an expert on environmental and sustainable issues worldwide. Furthermore he was an active part taker in research & development in cutting-edge technologies for textiles and holds several patents in nanotechnology for textiles and chemical assessment tools.