For 25 years Fredy Brunner had been leading a SME in office equipment and furniture. Since 2005, he is member of the St. Gallen City Council. At the time being, Mr. Brunner is the vice-president and the director of the Technical Operations department of the city of St.Gallen, that is regional utilities, waste management, public transportation, environment and energy. Fredy Brunner is amongst others responsible for the St.Gallen Energy Concept 2050, as well as for the projects “Geothermal energy in St.Gallen” and “Fibre to the Home FTTH”. He represents the city in a variety of supervisory boards in the IT, energy and transportation sector.