Born 1950, Swiss national.
Education: Degree in civil engineering, ETH Zürich, degree in economics, University of Zurich (lic. oec. publ.).
Work experience: Julius Bär Group, (1998–2005), in various functions, last serving as President of the Group Executive Board and CEO, Credit Suisse Group (1978–1997), in various functions and locations, last as Chief Risk Officer & Member of the Extended Group Executive Board.
Independent financial and investment advisor, Member of the Board of Directors of Finnova AG, Lenzburg, Member of the Board of Directors of Morgan Stanley (Switzerland) AG, Zürich, Member of the Board of Directors of Parsumo Capital AG, Zürich.