Swiss National, was a founding member and Managing Director of Aquila Invest Geneva SA in 2003. He graduated from Law School in Neuchâtel in 1980 and passed his bar exam in 1986. In-between he worked as a delegate with the International Committee of the Red Cross in Iran, Peru and El Salvador. He joined Credit Suisse in 1987 and acquired a master’s degree from the Swiss Banking School in 1994. He has over 30 years of banking and investment experience. Previous employment includes investment and senior management positions at Credit Suisse, Barclays Bank and Bank Vontobel. He speaks English, French, German and Spanish.