Thomas Baumgartner Gsell is a trained draughtsman and qualified architect ETH/SIA. He studied with Valerio Olgiati, Flora Ruchat-Roncati and Herzog & de Meuron completed with internships with Miller & Maranta and the Luxembourg State Monument Conservation Agency. In 2001 he graduated with Andrea Deplazes.
After his training, he worked for seven years at Boltshauser Architects, where he was a project manager in charge of planning buildings for public authorities.
In 2007, he joined IE Industrial Engineering Zürich AG as a project manager, where he realized industrial buildings of high operational and technical complexity.
In 2017, he founded Baumgartner + Baumgartner AG with his brother Philippe. Since his resignation in August 2018, he has managed the company as Baumgartner + Partner AG as a main shareholder.
Thomas Baumgartner has a CAS in project management from the ZHAW and various further training courses in the areas of building law (SIA), personal development, negotiation, workshop moderation, and financial management (all ZfU).
Thomas speaks fluent French and English