Biography of Simon Speich

Waldkauz umrahmt von Buchenblättern
A Tawny Owl (Strix aluco) framed by Purple Beech leaves.

I work as a web developer for a living, studied biology including scientific photography as an elective subject and strive for capturing forests, wildlife and especially birds in the best light and perspective in my free time.

Curriculum Vitae


Web developer for the Swiss National Forest Inventory NFI
Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, Birmensdorf


  • Concept, design and programming (PHP, JavaScript, SQL) of multilingual web applications.
  • Setup and maintenance of (virtual) Linux web servers.
  • Publication as well as documentation and archiving of results.
  • Redaction and publishing of media.



Assistant Geoinformatics
GeoIT ETH Zürich, Hönggerberg


  • Redaction and programming (XML) for e-Learning about GIS


  • Chapter for e-learning platform GITTA (Geographic Information Technology Training Alliance)

For a more complete CV head over to the German version.