LCI Experts

The members of the group of Life Cycle Inventory (LCI) experts represent the LCA knowledge of the founding institutes of ecoinvent.

The LCI Experts of ecoinvent's Founding Institutes

The group of LCI experts is entrusted with maintaining and developing the ecoinvent data quality guidelines and monitoring the implementation. Additionally, the group also overseas and coordinates overarching development projects.

At present, the group of LCI experts consists of the following people. They are appointed by the respective member of the ecoinvent board and are thereby also responsible for the data provided by their institute.

Jens Lansche



Institute for Sustainability Sciences

Life Cycle Assessment Group


Portrait Jens Lansche

Didier Beloin-Saint-Pierre



Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research

Advancing Life Cycle Assessment Group (ALCA)


Portrait Didier Beloin-Saint-Pierre

Christopher Oberschelp


ETH Zurich

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich

Ecological System Design


Portrait Christopher Oberschelp

Christian Bauer



Paul Scherrer Institut

Technology Assessment Group


Portrait Christian Bauer

Ivan Kantor


EPF Lausanne

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Process and Energy Systems Engineering (IPESE)


Portrait Ivan Kantor

Karin Treyer 



Paul Scherrer Institut

Technology Assessment Group


Portrait Karin Treyer