Katia Gutknecht-Botti

Katia comes from a family of entrepreneurs and discovered the world of negotiation more than 20 years ago. With her international and more local Supply Chain, Procurement & Project Management experiences in Firmenich, Procter & Gamble and SC Johnson, she had the opportunity to lead from regional to global complex negotiations.

Katia founded her own company a few years ago and now wears several hats: professional adult Trainer, Value Creator and Director of her Sàrl. She also actively collaborates with Procure (the leading national Trade Association for Purchasing and Supply Management) and is a Professor at HEIG-VD (School of Management and Engineering Vaud).

Katia's qualifications include a PMP© certification from the Project Management Institute, an Adult Trainer Swiss Federal Brevet, a Non-Violent Communication Certification from the NVC Swiss Association and a Master in Business Administration (Procurement & Supply Chain specialization). French native, she is fluent in English.