Beat Brunner has a Master’s degree from ETH as a mechanical engineer. After working in the aerospace and defence industry, he joined Swissmem in 2012.
Beside this activity, he worked as a freelance engineer for measurement techniques and sales. In 1985 he joined the Federal Aircraft Manufactures in Emmen where he stayed in several management functions until 2007. During the following five years, Mr Brunner led as vice-president the sales of Acutronic for the European and Asian markets. Since 2012, he has been responsible for the sub branch divisions of Swissmem, the association of the Swiss Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Industries, where he is a member of the Executive Board. He very recently joined the SIPPO Advisory Board for the sector metal processing, machine building and electrical components.