Doctor, Explorer and Architect of the “solar impulse” project
Bertrand Piccard is a trained Doctor and Psychiatrist, specialized in hypnosis. Passionate about aviation, he soon takes interest in sustainable development and the innovative technologies around it and as an enthusiastic aviator, he made the first ever non-stop round-the-world flight in a balloon. In 2003, he launched the «Solar Impulse» project for a solar airplane and successfully went around the world in 17 stages, fuel-free. Adventurer, pioneer, explorer and visionary, Bertrand is a strong communicator who loves sharing his passion for today’s global issues (and solutions).