About us

The Hilti Foundation was founded in 1996 by the Martin Hilti Family Trust as a charitable foundation. The Foundation supports projects focussed on the areas of education, science and social development worldwide. Our commitment focuses on empowering people to lead an autonomous and independent life.

Board of Trustees

Egbert Appel
Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Trustee of the Martin Hilti Family Trust

Matthias Gillner
Member of the Hilti Corporation Executive Board

Michèle Frey-Hilti
Managing Director, Hilti Family Foundation Liechtenstein

Michael Hilti
Honorary Chairman of the Hilti Corporation Board of Directors and Trustee of the Martin Hilti Family Trust

Dr. Michael Jacobi
Member of the Hilti Corporation Board of Directors and Trustee of the Martin Hilti Family Trust

Dr. Christoph Loos
CEO & Chairman of the Hilti Corporation Executive Board

Office

Werner Wallner
Chairman of the Executive Board, Director Economic Empowerment

Dr. Christine Rhomberg
Member of the Executive Board, Director Affordable Housing & Technology

Johann Baar
Member of the Executive Board, Director Affordable Housing & Technology

Beatrix Bättig Staud
Senior Project Manager, Employee Engagement & Disaster Relief

Elisa Sologni
Project Manager Community Arts & Culture