Thomas Kurmann is a Strategic Philanthropy professional with more than 20 years experience. He joined Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in 2004, first as Communications and Fundraising Director of the Operational Center in Switzerland and then as Fundraising Director in Germany. Since 2013, he is the Director of Development at MSF-USA. Prior to joining MSF, Thomas was the Communications Director at Terre des hommes, a children's aid foundation.
Thomas is teaching Fundraising, Strategy and donor journey mapping and other strategic management and fundraising tools at international conferences and academic institutions in Switzerland.
Before his Fundraising career, Thomas worked as a freelance journalist and PR professional, and as a dramaturg for a small theatre.