Thomas Jundt went to school in Bern, Switzerland, and graduated as an engineer from EPFL in 1981. Five years later he founded the civil engineering firm Thomas Jundt Ingénieurs Civils SA, which today employs around twenty people and covers all construction fields. Mr Jundt has sailed on many boats. He has been a member of Geneva’s reputed CER regatta training centre since 1984, and skippered the Ville de Genève boat on the Sailing Tour de France event in 1986 and 1987. He sails in international 505 class, with crewmate Antoine Ravonel, and has pioneered sailing with Australian 18-footers on Lake Geneva. Thomas Jundt and his crew have won the Geneva-Rolle-Geneva race three times and the Bol d’Or class L twice.