Sissi Gandolla

SISSI GANDOLLA

Staff Member

Role
  • Employee of Econs SA since 2012
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Resource Analysis and Management at the Università degli Studi dell’Insubria, Varese Campus, academic year 2006/2007 – Title of thesis: “Wildlife monitoring in protected and agricultural areas“.

  • Master’s Degree in Natural Resource Analysis and Management at the Università degli Studi dell’Insubria, Varese Campus, academic year 2006/2007 – Title of thesis: “Dynamics of settlement and interaction of a colony of cormorants (Phalacrocorax carbo) with the ichthyofauna of Lake Lugano“.

Professional training
  • A consultant for radon with a certificate issued by SUPSI in 2007, and the Architecture Academy of the USI University (CH) in 2010, in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Office of Public Health in Bern. Registered with the Federal Office of Public Health FOPH as a radon consultant.

  • Electro-fishing permit issued by the Canton of Ticino Hunting and Fishing Office in 2008.

  • Wildlife chemical immobilization at the Arizona Game and Fish Department (USA) in 2010.
  • Monitoring techniques applied to alpine homeothermic fauna at the University of Udine (I) in 2012.

  • Qualifying certificate for the diagnosis of the presence and sampling of asbestos-containing materials in buildings, issued by Nyon HSE Conseil, 2014. Member of the Association of Asbestos Consultants (ASCA).
  • Certificate of Building Pollutant Diagnosis (PCBs, PAHs and Other Pollutants) at HSE Conseils in Nyon, 2015.
Work experience
  • Environmental education for Swiss public and private entities.

  • Wildlife monitoring in collaboration with Swiss public and private bodies: Ichthyophagous birds, Ichthyofauna, Amphibians, Reptiles, Mustelidae, Chiroptera, Ungulates, Micromammals, Odonata, Orthoptera.

  • Wildlife Watch at the Arizona Game and Fish Department (USA): wolves, ungulates, amphibians, bats, Apache trout.

  • CITES Inspector

Fields of expertise

Radon, PCB, PAH, asbestos and wildlife, neophyte monitoring.