Thomas Seghezzi has gathered 25 years of professional experience in private business, NGOs and Government, both abroad and in Switzerland. After graduating in business administration at the University of St. Gallen (HSG), he started his career in Marketing- and Human Resources posts in industry and services companies in Switzerland.
He then engaged during six years in humanitarian work for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), doing missions as coordinator and delegate in Africa, Former Yugoslavia and Northern Caucasus. Between 2000 and 2004, he held the function of Senior Manager Human Resources with the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA).
In 2005, he joined the South African Embassy in Switzerland, heading its Trade and Investment promotion unit during more than 3 ½ years, promoting business between South Africa and the Southern African region and Switzerland.
He joined rainbow unlimited gmbh in November 2008 as Managing Partner. Since 2010 Thomas is also a Managing Director of the Swiss-African Business Circle.