Reinvent Cyanide Monitoring with CyanoGuard

Based in Zurich, Switzerland, we manufacture and provide the best solution for safe and efficient cyanide monitoring and management.

We BELIEVE WE CAN

Transform the way you measure and monitor cyanide

Mission

Our mission is to minimize toxic reagent usage, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improve precious metal recoveries for gold mines by providing a reliable, user-friendly and intelligent real-time cyanide monitoring and optimization solution.

Vision

To establish a global technology platform that brings analytical chemistry in the hands of everyone and empower informed decision making that makes the world more efficient and safer.

Board of Directors

Jodok Reinhardt
President of the Board

Jodok (MSc ETH, MBA IMD) was CEO of Metrohm, a leading global manufacturer of scientific instruments for analytical chemistry. With his degree in Environmental Chemistry and his network, Jodok brings technical and business experience to CyanoGuard.

Benedikt Kirchgaessler is the founder and CEO of CyanoGuard AG. He started his studies in biochemistry and biotechnology at the University of Zurich, where he founded CyanoGuard. Before this, he obtained a degree in business & finance from Hochschule München and ESG Paris and worked in investment banking at UniCredit in Munich.

Benjamin Megerle

Chief Technology Officer

Benjamin holds a PhD in energy from EPFL and an engineering degree from the University of Stuttgart. He's worked at corporation and startup environments such as General Electric and Climeworks. He has over 13 years of experience in engineering groundbreaking solutions and driving disruptive technology innovation.

Alex Stöckl

Director

Alex is Founding Partner at Wingman Ventures, a Zurich-based venture capital fund, and has many years of experience working with B2B technology startups and supporting their founder teams as a strategic sparring partner and by serving on their Boards of Directors.

William is Chief Investment Officer at QdN Partners Family Office. He has more than 20 years of experience working in private equity, venture capital, and strategic consulting in North America, Europe, and Asia.

Our team

Benedikt Kirchgaessler

CEO & Founder

Benjamin Megerle

CTO

Livio König

Lab Manager

Katarzyna Komassa

Production Engineer

Flavia Krauer

Production Support Engineer

Lorenzo Querci

R&D Chemist

Herbert Manaog

Developer

Irina Mostovei

Visual Designer

George Pachoumis

Electrical Engineer

Martinique Jobin

Marketing & Communications Lead

Magarita Zvezda

Mining Solutions Lead

Contact us:

CyanoGuard AG
Einsiedlerstrasse 29
8820 Waedenswil
Switzerland