Managing Director of SCAUT joins Technical Board

hyperTunnel is delighted to welcome Veronika Petschen to its Technical Board.

Veronika was appointed Managing Director of the Swiss Centre of Applied Underground Technologies (SCAUT) in 2022. SCAUT is an industry initiative with the aim of developing and using the urban underground space in a more focused way, guided by conceptual studies and technology projects. Veronika leads interdisciplinary and cross-industry innovation projects in digital and sustainable construction, including digital twins and automation.

“It is a real honour for me to become a member of the hyperTunnel Technical Board which I have joined because of my enthusiasm for cutting-edge working methods. I’m excited to see and support how the interaction of the most advanced technologies of our time leads us to the next level in underground construction. I’m really looking forward to getting to know the whole team and to working together.”

hyperTunnel’s Technical Board, which meets monthly, is briefed to steer, monitor and challenge the output of the company’s engineering development team as well as assisting with brokering relationships across the geotechnical engineering industry.