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consultant , Civil engineer

Marc Henri Balissat, Swiss civil engineer, consultant. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Swiss Society Engineers and Architects, International Committee on Large Dams.

Background

Balissat, Marc Henri was born on January 31, 1944 in Lutry, Vaud, Switzerland. Son of Georges Oswald and Renée Berthe (Duval) Balissat.

Education

Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, 1968. Master of Science in Civil Engineering (Geotechnical ), University California, Berkeley, 1975.

Career

Research assistant Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, 1968-1970. With Motor Columbus Consultant Engineers, Baden, Switzerland, 1970-1974, 75-90, head dams and safety department Switzerland, 1988-1990. Vice director, head hydraulic engring and geotechnics department Gruner Inc., Consultant Engineers, Basle, Switzerland, 1990-1993.

Director, head engineering department Locher & Company, Inc., Civil Engineers and Controllers, Zürich, 1993-1996. Private consultant, 1996-1997. Chief engineer, board directors Stucky Consultant Engineers, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1998—2004, general manager Switzerland, since 2005.

Colonel C.E. Swiss Army, 1965—2002.

Membership

Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Swiss Society Engineers and Architects, International Committee on Large Dams.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Classical music, skiing, political literature.

Connections

Married Dorothea Barbara Frey, May 31, 1980. Children: Simon, Anne, Didier.

father:
Georges Oswald Balissat

mother:
Renée Berthe (Duval) Balissat

spouse:
Dorothea Barbara Frey

children:
Simon Balissat

Anne Balissat

Didier Balissat