Raphael Oeschger grew up in Interlaken, Switzerland. He obtained his Master and Ph.D. degrees from ETH Zurich. During his Ph.D. program at ETH Zurich, he worked in the research group of Prof. Peter Chen. Thereby, he studied the mechanism of the transmetalation step in Pd catalyzed cross-coupling reactions. Raphael has been working as a SNF Postdoctoral Fellow in the Hartwig group since April 2018. He is currently conducting a research project on selective C-H borylation reactions. In his free time, he likes running marathons, snowboarding, and trying out some new recipes.