Dr. Jens Hamprecht
Room WEV J 424
Jens Hamprecht is a senior researcher at the Chair of Sustainability and Technology at ETH Zurich.
Dr. Hamprecht’s research focuses on institutional work and competitive strategies in emerging markets. He is especially interested in the growth of biobased industries and acts as the Vice President of the European Bioplastics Association. His recent award-winning research has examined the institutionalization of standards in the food industry. Research of Dr. Hamprecht has been published in the Journal of Management Studies, Business & Society and the Journal of Supply Chain Management as well as in newspapers like The Economist or Handelsblatt. His case study on the palm oil value chain (co-authored with Prof. Daniel Corsten) is regularly used in the Executive MBA Program at London Business School, IESE, and Bocconi University.
A native of Germany, Dr. Hamprecht studied industrial engineering at ETH Zurich as well as electrical engineering with management studies at the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London. He holds a degree in industrial engineering from ETH. He gained industry experience as consultant for Procter & Gamble, DaimlerChrysler, and Unilever in the UK, Germany, and Switzerland.
He completed his doctoral research on strategic management and corporate sustainability at University of St. Gallen in collaboration with Nestlé Corporate Technologies, Vevey.
Dr. Hamprecht acts as an ad-hoc reviewer for several journals including Organization, Climate Policy, Journal of Cleaner Production and the Journal of Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management.
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