Philippe Gross studied architecture in Geneva. He opened his own practice in 1975. In 1977, he joined Edipresse Group in order to plan the modernisation work involved in switching from lead type to photocomposition.
Since then, the constant development of the company has led him to manage the real estate activities linked with the expansion. In 1987, Philippe Gross was appointed Deputy Vice President and then in 1999 Vice President Real Estate for Edipresse Group. He retires in October 2015 but remains real estate consultant of the Group.